About Us

About Us

Invest Ottawa is the lead economic development agency for knowledge-based industries in Canada’s Capital, facilitating economic growth and job creation in the City of Ottawa.

From 2012 to 2020 (inclusive), Invest Ottawa has supported:

From 2021 to 2020 (inclusive) Invest Ottawa has supported 1000s of startups, scaleups & SMEs. $992 million in capital attracted. 11,178 jobs created. $1.041 billion in domestic & foreign investment

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Global Expansion Team

Our Global Expansion Team accelerates your success in North America by providing expert advice and ‘white glove’ service to global companies looking to invest in the Ottawa market. We offer local expertise on site selection, human resources, and business registration. We can also provide you with access to market research, analysis of opportunities, and introductions to relevant ecosystem partners.

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Invest Ottawa Sponsors

We work closely with our sponsors to provide the expert knowledge you need to ensure your expansion into Ottawa is a success. Beyond providing specialized services and local guidance to companies of all sizes, their support enables Invest Ottawa to develop and deliver a wide range of programs that enrich our city’s vibrant tech ecosystem.

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Our Partners