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Community Futures Peterborough
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Established in 2018 by Community Futures Peterborough,

 ignite100 is an Innovation Challenge open to all existing business in the Peterborough region to compete for significant funding opportunities that support business expansion and growth

ignite100 was created to assist in local business expansion.  This is a local initiative open to all organizations within the city or county of Peterborough that have been in business for more than 2 years.  It is also open to any business that is willing to relocate to the region.  

All industry sectors are encouraged to participate

Live Pitch Night - May 2nd, 2019

ignite100 Semi Finalist for 2019

Semi Finalist are:

  • ATL Distributing
  • Cambium
  • Cottage Toys
  • Goodwin Metals
  • Iron Equipment
  • Keene Trucks
  • Percheron Plastics
  • TreeWell


NEW Innovation Grant Program

Community Futures Peterborough has a new non repayable funding program which will launch later in April 2019.   

The Rural Renaissance Innovation Initiative will give first access to this funding pool to the 8 semifinalist of ignite100, provided the project meets the criteria set by Fed Dev Ontario.   Projects need to move the business forward on an  innovative track that produces sustainable results such as

  • Commercialization
  • Research & Development
  • Intellectual Property that leads to Patents
  • Productivity Enhancements
  • Paths to Exports

Why Innovation?

Innovation is the critical path to Economic Stablity

Community Futures Peterborough encourages every business to take a step  forward.  We are here to support your idea, product, service, system or improved efficiencies.   


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