The Hamilton-Niagara region consistently ranks as one of the best locations in North America for overall investment value, cost competitiveness, and connectivity. As a hub for manufacturing, agri-business, life and health sciences, and other growing sectors, this region is full of opportunities and resources for innovative businesses.

LatAm Startups is excited to present the Hamilton-Niagara Scaleup Bootcamp delivered in partnership with InvestHamiltonNiagara, a combined effort of Hamilton Economic Development Office and The Region of Niagara Economic Development Office. 

With an anticipated start date of November 2022, this free one-week scaleup bootcamp will be for international startups in agri-technology, digital health, and education technology seeking to expand business to Canada with the Hamilton-Niagara region as their point of entry. 

Companies selected to participate will be exposed to important topics including immigration pathways, pivoting business models, marketing in North America and angel investment.  This bootcamp will also provide an opportunity for businesses to build meaningful connections and receive support in their business development and marketing efforts by working directly with experts within the Hamilton-Niagara startup ecosystem.

The combined Hamilton-Niagara region of over one million people complements one another with their strengths in freight transportation, agribusiness, health sciences research, advanced education, advanced manufacturing, and much more.

The expansive reach of the Hamilton-Niagara region gives businesses access to 130 million people, 2 Canadian provinces, and 9 US states, all within a one-day drive. And, it is one of the only regions in Southern Ontario to offer road, rail, air, and sea transportation. 

This well-established transportation infrastructure, strong talent and education institutions like McMaster University (Canada’s top research-intensive universities), and manageable business costs offer companies competitive advantages, ranking it as one of the most competitive centers in Ontario for doing business.

Companies interested in the Hamilton-Niagara Scaleup Bootcamp are asked to submit their applications no later than October 23rd. The application and detailed eligibility requirements can be found here: