Northumberland CFDC is proud to work with Ecosystem Partners committed to supporting women entrepreneurs to succeed. Explore our Ecosystem Partners by clicking their logos below. Special thanks to Square for supporting BIPOC women-owned B2B businesses to participate as Ecosystem Partners.

Creative Kwe

Creative Kwe is an Indigenous-led creativity-powered company celebrating and amplifying Creativity through coaching, workshops and courses. We advocate for and support companies taking actionable steps towards reconciliation. Creative Resination is our product brand celebrating Indigenous Creativity through apparel, gifts and more.

Foster Media Group

Foster Media Group is a media technology company that develops live streaming channels, digital media events, advertising, social media, and video content for business owners.


Futurpreneur has been fuelling the entrepreneurial passions of enterprising young Canadians for over 25 years. As the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentorship and resources to aspiring business owners aged 18-39, Futurpreneur has supported more than 15,000 diverse, young Canadian entrepreneurs to launch their businesses successfully.

Jenna’s Nut-Free Dessertery

Jenna’s Nut-Free Dessertery Inc. is an Indigenous-owned, restaurant, bakery and food product business in Fredericton, NB. We provide direct-to-consumer and wholesale healthy baking mixes, like bannock, vanilla sugar and gourmet hot cocoa, with no chemicals, no artificial flavours or preservatives and only the highest quality ingredients, because everyone deserves real food.

Len Jo Bakes

Located in Kitchener, ON, LenJo Bakes specializes in designing and crafting beautiful bespoke cakes for weddings, birthdays and all occasions. From Tuesday to Saturday, we are open for walk-in retail customers with freshly baked cinnamon buns, cookies, brownies, macarons, and more!


Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 20 years. Working with universities, companies, and both federal and provincial governments, we build partnerships that support industrial and social innovation in Canada.


Nativelovenotes infuses products like stickers, merch and stationery with Indigenous culture, humour and slang. Nativelovenotes brings laughter, fun and rezzy vibes into whatever they create.

Peak Benefit Solutions

Peak Benefit Solutions works with entrepreneurs across Canada to design customized group benefit and retirement plans helping to attract and retain employees. Providing employees with a group benefits plan allows you to become an employer of choice at any stage of your business.

Royal Aleppo Food

Royal Aleppo Food is a Syrian food store and catering service in Thunder Bay, Ontario, founded by Aya Wadi and Duha Sharr with the support of the local community. Specializing in Syrian foods made from scratch with delicious flavours and care to each dish, we are proud to bring the highest quality of Middle Eastern cuisine and food products to Northern Ontario.

Shades of Gray Indigenous Pet Treats

Shades of Gray Indigenous Pet Treats is a family-owned business that provides high-quality, all-natural delicacies made of a single ingredient of raw and dehydrated free-range rabbit and exotic meats, which your pet will instantly love. We take pride in keeping pets happy and healthy.

The Arepa Republic

The Arepa Republic serves Venezuelan arepas, a round gluten-free flatbread with a delectable array of authentic Venezuelan fillings that are healthy and delicious, through our food trucks. With a storefront and production facility in North York, Ontario, food-loving entrepreneurs across Canada can grow with us through our Food Truck Franchise.

The Beige Label Salon

The Beige Label Salon was founded in 2017 by internationally recognized Master Stylist Farhana Premji in Britannia, Calgary. TBL is a modern resort-inspired salon providing stylists and colorists who have perfected the art of making every guest feel beautiful and confident and giving every guest the TBL signature ‘hair you can live in’.

Uasau Soap Inc.

On the coast of the Arctic Ocean in Nunavut, Uasau Soap (pronounced ooh-ah-sow) draws its inspiration from Inuit tradition and the Nuna. In Inuktitut, Nuna means everything found on the land and in the sea: water, ice, animals, plants, rocks – even the spirits and memories of our ancestors. Our soaps and body products nourish your skin and transport you to the Nuna.


UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. UPS is customer first, people led, innovation driven.