Providing rich networking opportunities that bring together entrepreneurs, businesses, mentors, investors, and the greater Peterborough and Kawarthas community through workshops, presentations, tradeshows, social events, and more.

Peterborough & The Kawarthas Funding Forum 2023

Empower your business with the financial support it needs to thrive!

The Peterborough & The Kawarthas Funding Forum 2023 brings together a variety of business funding programs under one roof, catering to entrepreneurs from different sectors and stages of growth.

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Funding Forum

Tuesday, June 13th, 2023

10am – 2pm

The Venue – 286 George St. N., Peterborough, ON

Funding and Financing Exhibitor Showcase

Explore our exhibitor showcase featuring a comprehensive range of funding programs and financing options tailored for entrepreneurs. Discover the resources you need to empower your business journey and drive success.

Keynote Speaker: Charlie Atkinson

Charlie Atkinson, Founder of The Winning Practice and Former President of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Canada

Get inspired by Charlie Atkinson, a renowned business leader with over 40 years of experience in building teams, growing businesses, merging companies, executing divestiture plans, optimizing P&Ls, restructuring, building culture and engagement plans, and balancing management strategies. His wealth of knowledge and experience will provide valuable insights for businesses seeking growth and success.

Panel Discussion: Tips for Securing Funding with BDC, CFP and CFEO

Looking to make sense of the dollars and cents you need to grow your business? Join us for this panel discussion to answer your questions about what you need to secure funding, whether a grant or a loan. Learn how to get the resources you need to succeed.

Forum Schedule:

10am – Networking and Exhibits

10:15am – Welcome and Introductions

11am – 11:45am – Panel: Tips for Securing Funding (with BDC, CFP and CFEO)

12pm – Keynote Presentation by Charlie Atkinson

1pm – 1:45pm – Networking and Exhibits

2pm – Funding Forum Wrap Up


About Innovation Cluster Peterborough and the Kawarthas

The Innovation Cluster is a fully funded not for profit organization that supports determined, innovative entrepreneurs in the formation and growth of their technology-driven companies. Focusing on four key sectors, cleantech, agtech, healthcare and digital, the Innovation Cluster’s dynamic programming ensures that startups find their best path to market. Learn more at

About Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development is the lead regional economic development agency for the City and County of Peterborough. Working collaboratively with local stakeholders, we attract, retain and support businesses, investors, entrepreneurs and visitors in order to nurture growth opportunities and foster the continued development of a vibrant, prosperous community with quality and sustainable jobs throughout the region.

We promote and position Peterborough & the Kawarthas as a place to live, work, invest and visit. We also operate Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre (one of the Government of Ontario’s 54 small business enterprise centres) and Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism (the official destination marketing organization for the Peterborough & the Kawarthas region). Visit to learn more!


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Date June 13, 2023
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Peterborough & The Kawarthas Funding Forum 2023

Peterborough & The Kawarthas Funding Forum 2023

Date June 13, 2023
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