Welcome Angels and VC's!
Has an entrepreneur or company in Windsor-Essex recently caught your eye? If so, it has probably peaked your interest about Windsor-Essex and the desire to learn more. We know what you're looking for and we'd like to help you discover the exciting innovation that is happening across our region.
You're Looking For:
- A solid return-on-investment.
- A strong management team.
- A solid business plan.
- A good reason to invest.
- A new and exciting development.
What You Should Know About Windsor-Essex
In 2011, the Windsor-Essex region was named one of the Top 7 Most Intelligent Communities in the world. What does that signal to you? Our companies have access to some of the most robust networks in the world, such as the Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network (ORION) a high-speed fibre optic network that connects Ontario's research and education institutions to one another and to partners throughout Ontario and around the world. Spanning 5,800 kilometres, with access points in 21 communities, ORION allows researchers, educators and learners to access new knowledge resources, learning opportunities and collaborative tools and technologies.
Whatever the industry, our region is spurring on innovation that you will not want to miss out on!
Our region has developed a Five Year Regional Economic Roadmap that focuses on nine (9) key sectors. They are:
- Advanced Manufacturing - Aerospace & Automotive
- Agri-Business & Nutraceuticals
- Creative Industries & Digital Media
- Education & Training
- Health & Life Sciences
- Logistics Warehousing & Cross Border Activities
- Professional Services & Back-Office Operations
- Renewable Energy & Green or Clean Related Technologies
- Tourism & Travel Services
How We Can Help
The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation can help you navigate our region and find the right people with your interest. As the lead economic development agency for Windsor-Essex some of our partners include:
- St. Clair College and University of Windsor
- WindsorEssex Small Business Centre
- WeTech Alliance
- Downtown Windsor Business Accelerator
- Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce
Learn more about what some angels and investors are doing in our region!