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Invest Ottawa

Service: Entrepreneurship Division

Alternate Name Invest Ottawa ; OCR
Former Name OCRI ; Ottawa Economic Development Corporation ; The Ottawa Centre for Regional Innovation
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
7 Bayview Rd
Ottawa, ON K1Y 2C5
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Intersection Bayview Rd and Slidell St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters * pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Information and tools for entrepreneurs to establish and expand their business * range of services, including consulting, business information, training, and financial advice. 
* Seminars and workshops on many business topics are held on a monthly basis 
* Consulting services for accounting, legal, and business matters
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Registration is required for all seminars: see events section on website. 
An intake form intake form is required to secure an appointment for Business Advisory Services.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Business Assistance Services
Waiting List Yes, spaces are limited for seminars and registration is required.
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-828-6274
Social Media Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest Twitter YouTube
Primary Contact Paula Hopkins, Manager - Entrepreneurship; Email:
Other Details
Established 1992
Funding City / Town - City of Ottawa ; Provincial - Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment ; Private - Corporate sponsors including the RBC Royal Bank, GGFL, Logan Katz LLP, Kelly Santini LLP, Low Murchison Radnoff LLP
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website, seminars, workshops and one on one consultations
Accreditation No

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