About Us

Founded in 2007, Newport Funding Group was established to help Small to Medium size Businesses grow and Thrive. What distinguishes a factoring company is the skills of the team. Newport’s team has the experience and the contacts to help their clients get the financing they need.


Laurie Ford, President of Newport Funding Group has been in the factoring business for over 24 years. Working as the Canadian Senior Business Development Manager for two of the largest Factoring Companies in Canada, Laurie won several Annual Sales awards for North America. Over the years, she financed over 2 billion in receivables for small and medium sized companies across Canada. Laurie has worked with companies in many sectors including food, transportation, manufacturing, temporary personnel agencies, cleaning, garment, furniture and many more. This experience provides an understanding of many industries and their challenges.

Recognized in the industry Laurie has been quoted in :

  • Canadian Business Magazine 2004
  • Canada Post News mailer
  • twice in Costco’s magazine
  • Biz Magazine
  • and several small publications

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Serving Toronto and the GTA , including Mississauga, Oakville, Kitchener, London, Cambridge, Waterloo, Hamilton, Burlington, Niagara region, St. Catherines (St.Kitts), and other areas in Ontario, Canada