Supporting entrepreneurial
economic prosperity,
and business innovation

across Peterborough and
the Kawarthas.


Innovation Cluster Peterborough and the Kawarthas is a non-profit organization that supports entrepreneurs to launch, grow, and scale their businesses. We help entrepreneurs reach their business goals so that our local community, job market, and economy continue to grow.


We support startup business success by providing dynamic programming, mentorship, workshops, and networking opportunities to entrepreneurs through 3 core programs:

Startup Incubator
Full-Service Startup Incubator Program

STARTup Visa Program Canada
Immigrant Entrepreneurship Program

Student Entrepreneurship Program

We help startups bring their products and services to market and to become long-term members of the Peterborough and Kawarthas’ business community.


There are many reasons why Innovation Cluster Peterborough and the Kawarthas stands apart from other startup incubators, but the most significant one is that we prioritize quality of mentorship over quantity of clients.

We are passionate about ensuring all entrepreneurs receive meaningful 1-on-1 mentorship that makes a difference in their startup’s future. We ensure every client meets with their designated startup mentor regularly, and our mentors make themselves available for additional support should a client need
unexpected guidance navigating a new challenge or roadblock.

In short, we develop genuine connections with every client, serving them with the utmost commitment, integrity, and trust.


We drive innovation-focused, entrepreneur-led economic growth delivered by a passionate team of dedicated professionals. Our clients can achieve their goals and maximize success through unparalleled access to our proven processes and a vast network of industry partners, knowledge experts, government officials, education and funding sources.


Propelling growth and entrepreneurship across the region by establishing Peterborough and the Kawartha Lakes as a Centre of Innovation.


We work with uncompromising integrity and authenticity, inspiring creativity through collaboration, adaptability, resilience, and thought leadership.

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