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  • Essential Resources

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    In Canada In Canada


    cme cgeCanada Manufactures and Exporters: Explore innovation, connection, and representation


    edc cgeEDC: A step-by step guide to successful exporting for Canadian SMEs’.


    canadagovGovernment of Canada

    Business Support Organizations A resource that provides finance, guidance, mentoring, and training to early-stage entrepreneurs based in Ontario.

    Industrial Research Assistance Program: This guide provides an overview for businesses whether they require a business number or CRA program account, and the various processes involved in successfully obtaining one.

    Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada: List of networks and centres supported by Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada organized by industry, province, and program.


    futurpreneurFutrpreneur Canada: Offers financing, mentoring, and expertise to get your start-up off the ground.


    Schulich Suite of Services: A range of research and consulting services offered by Schulich to Canadian SMEs across all industries.


    inn cgeThe Canada Foundation for Innovation: The mission is to build our nation’s capacity to undertake world-class research and technology development to benefit Canadians


    ventureVenture Lab- Growing your tech business: Technology hub that supports companies in Digital Media and ICT, Digital Health and Devices, Advanced Manufacturing, FinTech.

    In Ontario In Ontario

    Communitech (Waterloo Region): Build your career and professional network.


    Enterprise Toronto: Assisting start-ups with business plans, expansion, registrations, mentoring & entrepreneur outreach.


    The Forge (Hamilton Region):  Hamilton’s IT Startup Incubator


    Innovation YORK: Based at York University, Innovation YORK  provides services within four service streams: agreements, industry liaison, commercialization, and entrepreneurship


    Ontario Centres of Excellence: A comprehensive suite of programs to leverage the full capacity of Ontario’s innovation and SME ecosystem.


    ontOntario Government

    Business and Economy: Information on Ontario’s economy & how to do business here.

    Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

    Small Business Access: Get support, information, and advice to help grow your small Ontario-based business.


    Schulich Suite of Services: A range of research and consulting services offered by Schulich to Canadian SMEs across all industries.


    startuppStartup Grind Toronto


    StartUp Here Toronto: Connects entrepreneurs to programs, resources, and events to help them start, grow and scale their business in Toronto.


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    bdc cgeBusiness Development Canada – Small Business Loans: Online loan platform where small and medium-sized enterprises can apply for loan financing.

    Fundica : A platform that matches entrepreneurs with private investors, public finance and advisors.


    canadagovGovernment of Canada

    Canadian Small Business Financing Program: Funds and loans for start-ups and existing for-profit small businesses in Canada with revenues of $10 million or less.

    Strategic Innovation Fund: Allocates repayable and non-repayable financing to Canadian firms across all industrial and technology sectors.

    Can Export Financial support for small and medium-sized enterprises development of new export opportunities.


    Mentor Works : Assists small and medium-sized enterprises discover, evaluate, and leverage grants to accelerate their growth plan.

    In Ontario In Ontario

    Government of Canada – Fed Dev Business Scale Up: Financing, grants, technical support and assistance with business planning for Ontario companies.


    cge ontOntario Centres of Excellence – Market Readiness Program: A direct investment program to help Ontario companies through early-stage commercialization and expansion.


    Ontario Government

    Funding and Grants for Exporters: Financial support and resources for exporters. Includes programs such as: Early Stage Exporters Fund, Export Market Access Program, Ontario Exporters Fund, etc.

    SouthWestern Ontario Development Fund: Provides financing for businesses, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations for economic development.


    soffi cgeSOFF-Innovation: Interest-bearing business loans to support innovation and growth in small- and medium-sized enterprises across Ontario.

    Keeping Current

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    News News Research Research

    inn cgeCanada Foundation for Innovation

    Innovation.ca: Investing in state-of-the-art infrastructure that enables world-class research


    E-Magazines E-Magazines

    Visual Capitalist:  Rich visual content for the modern investor. Visual Capitalist is a new way to discover business opportunities and learn about investment trends.

    Supply Professional

    Blogs and Podcasts Blogs and Podcasts

    StartUp Canada

    The Art of Fail: un-edited conversations with entrepreneurs, innovators

    The Daily Grind: dedicated to inspiring the next great entrepreneur

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