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Invest Ottawa – Founder, Leader and Manager of Area X.O

Invest Ottawa is the founder, leader, and manager of Area X.O and the leading economic development agency for knowledge-based industries in Canada’s Capital, facilitating the growth and job creation in the City of Ottawa.

Guided by a vision to help realize Ottawa’s full potential as a globally recognized, innovative and future-ready city, Invest Ottawa delivers venture development, global expansion, talent, and disruptive technology programs and services. Their programs and services catalyze the growth and success of entrepreneurs and firms.

Since 2012, Invest Ottawa has worked with thousands of entrepreneurs and companies, helped firms attract more than $666 million in capital; contributed to the creation of more than 9,714 jobs; and attracted $862 million in domestic and foreign investment.  

For additional information, please visit: www.investottawa.ca