Centre for Urban Transformation
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Invest Ottawa, an economic development agency for knowledge-based industries in Canada’s capital, facilitates economic growth and job creation, delivering venture development and global expansion programmes and services that catalyse the growth and success of entrepreneurs and firms. These include: small business training; mentorship; acceleration for technology firms; foreign business and investment attraction; local business retention and expansion; commercialization; and marketing Ottawa. From 2012 through 2019, Invest Ottawa supported thousands of start-ups, scaleups and small and medium-sized enterprises; helped firms attract $666 million in capital; contributed to the creation of 9,714 jobs; and attracted $862 million in domestic and foreign investment.