I have an idea

Helping turn entrepreneurial dreams into a business reality.

I'm up & running

Helping you grow and scale your business.

I have a mature company

Whether you’re selling racks of clothes or lines of code, we can help.

Invest Ottawa, Bayview Yards and Area X.O Closed to the Public Until Further Notice
Helping to Preserve the Health of Our Community
Our commitment to become a better ally

Michael Tremblay, President and CEO

Area X.O

Ottawa’s Futureplex of Innovation

Why Ottawa

A global tech hub in Canada's capital.

The future of Ottawa's innovation economy
Our new strategic plan

Invest Ottawa Accelerator Program

It's time to level-up your business.

Invested in Our New Reality

A dynamic new podcast where business leaders discuss the impact of the COVID19 pandemic. Subscribe now on Spotify or Simplecast.

How has Invest Ottawa contributed to the growth of companies, jobs and our economy?

Download our presentation to Ottawa’s finance and economic development committee
Download our Impact Infographic for Q3 2020.


Register for an upcoming workshop. Participate from the comfort of your own home.

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🎞️To check out the event recording visit: https://t.co/4yrkMZkpOL

6 hours 40 minutes ago


#InvestedPod is back🙌

To kick off 2021, @pinkrobotto sat down with local entrepreneur Marie Pierre Faye of Faye Beverage to talk all things JUICE!

Here’s a sneak peek of tomorrow’s episode. Don’t forget to tune in! 🎧 https://t.co/WuACM9MKyf

20 hours 44 minutes ago


💡The Spotlight: Invest Ottawa updates straight to your inbox – https://t.co/TfggkQ75tr https://t.co/FT7fe7cUjO

1 day 1 hour ago


This project is funded in part by @melaniejoly @FedDevOntario🌟

1 day 5 hours ago


We are excited to share that @ctvottawa News Anchor @Stefan_Keyes is officially a DMS Ambassador! 🥳

Are you interested in helping local main street businesses? Register to be a DMS Ambassador today

#ILoveOttBiz https://t.co/oGQPWBlhbL

1 day 5 hours ago


A very special thanks to special guests @JimWatsonOttawa, @Stefan_Keyes, Mark Kaluski, @HolaKarla, Deborah Ntawigirira, and Summer Baird for joining us today, and to @FedDev_Ontario, @melaniejoly and the Gov’t of Canada for your critical support of our main street businesses. 🙌

1 day 23 hours ago


Today we gathered with our Digital Main Street Ambassadors to recognize the great work being done out in the community in spreading the word about programs to help small businesses. 🎉 https://t.co/WncVDfxnvH

1 day 23 hours ago


☕Join @AvisonYoung @OttawaTech_CRE for an all new #COVIDCoffee with @jstgivr CEO of @myrvezy.

Mike shares his entrepreneurial journey from policeman to startup founder + his time in the #IOPreAccelerator program #COVIDCoffeeReimagined

🎞️Check it out https://t.co/51WtqGwfkR!

3 days 1 hour ago


🗓️Women In Cloud Digital Summit January 28 – 30, 2021.

Let’s change the global narrative together by igniting purpose-driven entrepreneurship and leadership in the tech industry. Use code 15WIC for 15% off! https://t.co/VVBgsj05MO

@GlobalWIC #shesoars #WICPower2021 https://t.co/hE2WFlTnl2

4 days 2 hours ago


This project is funded in part by @FedDevOntario 🙌

1 week 4 hours ago