Retirement Celebration

Venture Norfolk is holding an open house Retirement event for Gordon Potts for his 31 years of dedication and hard work! See PDF for complete details.Learn More
  • 8 Apr, 2019
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Venture Norfolk Welcomes New General Manager

Venture Norfolk is pleased to introduce Kristine Carey as the new General Manager, effective 18 March 2019. She comes to Venture Norfolk bringing a varied background with the Business Development Bank of Canada (loans and business consulting), Robbinex (mergers and acquisitions), Coldwell Banker (franchise recruitment and development) and Canada Mortgage & Housing (lender training &Learn More
  • 15 Mar, 2019
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Job Post for General Manager

Lucas Professional Search Group is currently working with Venture Norfolk in Simcoe, Ontario in their search for a General Manager. The General Manager will work with the Board of Directors and staff to ensure the effective implementation and operation of the programs of the Corporation. This includes the offering of a variety of loan productsLearn More
  • 18 Dec, 2018
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Staff Changes

Venture Norfolk thanks Dave Harnett for his insightful work as Business Consultant since October 2017. Best wishes as he explores new opportunities for supporting entrepreneurs. And Venture Norfolk welcomes Bert Krikke as Business Consultant bringing a blend of private and non-profit experiences to lending at Venture Norfolk.Learn More
  • 15 Nov, 2018
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Year 30 Flyer

Almost $3.0 million in loans to 23 local businesses was a record year of lending activity by Venture Norfolk in its 30th year. Also, we did over 100 consultations with 64 entrepreneurs looking at starting a business. And Venture Norfolk provided almost $14,000 in grants to eight local community projects. The flyer offers more detailsLearn More
  • 23 Oct, 2018
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30th Anniversary Celebration Video

Among the 733 loans and 131 special projects made by Venture Norfolk in its 30 years of operation, are two businesses and one project featured in the 30th Anniversary Celebration video. J&M Memorials and Charlotteville Brewing Company each share of the value of Venture Norfolk support in their enterprises. The Tour de Norfolk special projectLearn More
  • 23 Oct, 2018
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Job Post for a Business Consultant

Want to Make Small Business Loans That Make a Difference?! Venture Norfolk is seeking an individual to develop, maintain and deliver the lending services of the corporation as the Business Consultant for the corporation. Managing the corporation’s lending assets of $11 million in two funds, these lending services are provided in support of existing andLearn More
  • 5 Sep, 2018
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A Thank You Celebration

Venture Norfolk would like to say “thank you” to Ken Sheppard for his many years of volunteer work: Early volunteer/six years with Norfolk District Community Futures Corporation 22 years as Director of Venture Norfolk 16 years as President Two years as President of Ontario Association Join us in thanking Ken for his work with VentureLearn More
  • 31 May, 2018
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AGM Awards

This year at the Venture Norfolk Annual General Meeting there were 7 businesses recognized for the “5 Year Business Award”. These businesses all started up with the help of the OSEB program 5 years ago and are still going strong! Of the 7 businesses that qualified for the award, 3 have been presented with theirLearn More
  • 26 Oct, 2017
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