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Welcome to Startup Community Niagara!

Startup Niagara is a place for budding and seasoned entrepreneurs alike to gather, learn from each other and get access to invaluable resources, and programming. We are entrepreneur-led and committed to the long-term success and sustainability of our community. Starting up is hard and we all succeed by working together.


Meet our Team!

  • JF Amprimoz
  • Joel Steiger
  • Steven Davidson

What we do

Connecting Entrepreneurs to Each Other
Startup Niagara is working to connect the broadest possible spectrum of entrepreneurs, from aspiring to highly-accomplished, in venues that promote your collaboration.
Connecting Entrepreneurs to Local Resources
Locally, Startup Niagara combines an ever increasing list of partner organizations that support entrepreneurs with personal advice from experienced members about how they can help you.
Connecting Entrepreneurs Nationally and Beyond
Outside Niagara, our inclusion in the Startup Communities program opens up access to a national network of entrepreneurial communities, training, events, and international Startup Nations resources.
Promoting our Startup Community
In addition to national recognition, Startup Niagara increases awareness at a local level of the contributions entrepreneurs are making and how the community can encourage new business.
Community Enterprise Partnership
Our entrepreneur leaders and stakeholder organizations will convene on a regular basis to further the startup community in Niagara and ensure everyone has a voice.
Social Entrepreneurship & Open Data
Join social entrepreneurs, innovators, intrapreneurs, designers, freelancers, technologist and artists from across Niagara to collectively create positive impact for our community and the world.


  • Brad Feld, Entrepreneur, VC, co-founder of TechStars and MD of The Foundry Group (Boulder, Colorado)
    This grassroots model for entrepreneurial development is truly transformative and will position Canada as a beacon for entrepreneurs worldwide. Startup Canada’s national network of communities will ensure that entrepreneurs of today and the generations to follow will have the necessary tools, communities and culture to succeed.  

Our Partners

  • Innovate Niagara
  • Niagara Workforce Planning Board
  • Startup Canada