Partnership Initiatives

Partnerships with other organizations are an integral part of our strategy for achieving the BDIC’s vision. The BDIC fosters partnerships with other government and non-government organizations to provide support, resources and opportunities for the delivery of our programs and services.

Some recent partnerships include:

Futurpreneur Canada - NWT Mentorship

In February 2016, Futurpreneur Canada and the NWT Business Development and Investment Corporation (BDIC) have partnered to offer programs to support young entrepreneurs in the Northwest Territories.
Two components of the Futurpreneur program are offered. The first is a two day “Create Your Business Plan” bootcamp. At the completion of the bootcamp, young entrepreneurs will be a step closer to make their business a reality.
The second component is the Mentor-Me program. This program matches young entrepreneurs with mentors across the NWT for a period of six months. For information about this partnership, please contact the BDIC.

Strategic Investment in Northern Economic Development (SINED) – The BDIC facilitated a joint application to access SINED funding on behalf of five Community Futures Development Corporations and two regional offices of the Department of Industry Tourism and Investment. Funding was secured to expand the delivery of the video conferencing seminars with BusinessLink (Alberta) to Norman Wells, Hay River, Fort Simpson and, when internet service allows, Whati.

For further information please contact the BDIC.