Five Forge Clients Selected for i.d.e.a. Fund, Showcasing Innovation

June 15, 2023

This article was has been adapted from its original publication by Innovation Factory. Read the original article.

In a testament to their groundbreaking work, five notable clients of The Forge have recently been chosen to be part of the second i.d.e.a. Fund cohort. AgeRate, Aima Laboratories, ENERZA, PROVA Innovations, and Universole Fit Inc. have secured this prestigious opportunity, highlighting their positions as leaders in their respective fields, each receiving seed funding of $30,000 with matching funds.

The i.d.e.a. Fund, administered by Innovation Factory, is renowned for its support and recognition of promising startups and entrepreneurs in the Hamilton region. By providing growth opportunities, mentorship, and financial assistance, the fund has become a catalyst for driving innovative ideas toward commercial success.

These Forge clients’ inclusion in the i.d.e.a. Fund cohort demonstrates their potential to make a significant impact and further solidifies their reputation as forward-thinking companies. With their selection, AgeRate, Aima Laboratories, ENERZA, PROVA Innovations, and Universole Fit Inc. are poised to accelerate their growth and continue pushing boundaries in their respective industries.

The Forge, known for its exceptional support in nurturing startups and empowering entrepreneurs, has played a pivotal role in helping these clients achieve this milestone. As they embark on this next phase of their journey with the backing of the i.d.e.a. Fund, the future looks promising. Their inclusion in this program highlights their potential to make a lasting impact on their industries and contribute to overall growth and development.

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