How is Innovate Kingston funded?
Innovate Kingston is funded through a collection of private businesses and like-minded entrepreneurs as well as government funding.
Does Innovate Kingston take equity in startups?
No. Innovate Kingston is a not-for-profit, zero-equity-stake model.
How is Innovate Kingston different from Kingston Economic Development Corporation (Kingston EcDev)?
While Innovate Kingston and Kingston EcDev share a vision of creating an innovative city where private and public enterprises thrive and entrepreneurs grow, our mission is focused of driving activities that support technology-focused businesses. Kingston EcDev (an Innovate Kingston partner) develops strategic priorities that leverage Kingston’s unique assets to create jobs and investment in order to sustain, grow and transform Kingston’s economy more broadly.
What types of events does Innovate Kingston offer?
Innovate Kingston hosts monthly Town Hall Events. These events will take place on the second Tuesday of every month and will have a different speaker and topic related to entrepreneurship, aiming to inform, inspire and generate discussion. Learn from local experts and network with iK members and the Kingston community!
How do I become a member?
Becoming a member is easy! Learn more and sign up here.
How much is an Innovate Kingston membership?
Our Community Membership is free! You can learn more here.
How do I connect with other members?
You can connect with other like-minded members offline (events) and online (Slack Channel).
Is there parking at Town Hall?
Yes, we have two dedicated parking spots onsite. Additional parking has been generously offered to us at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.