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  • Essential Resources

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    In Canada In Canada

    canadagovCanada Government

    Starter Company Plus: A resource that provides finance, guidance, mentoring and training to early-stage entrepreneurs based in Ontario.

    Securing a Business Number: 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.

    IP Academy: Learning resources, seminars, and training about intellectual property such as patents, trademarks, and copyright.

    Canadian Business Network: Government Services for Canadian Businesses.

    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.


    bdc cgeBusiness Development Bank of Canada

    Starting a business: Discover the key steps to starting your own business.

    Coaching for small business: BDC’s business coaching advisory services to help SMEs understand and manage the different functions of their organizations.


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


    MaRs Incubator and accelerator directory: A director for accelerators and incubators across Canada


    ownr – Register for your business: A simple and convenient way to register or incorporate your business and build your brand.

    startuppStartup Grind: A global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs.


    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): Hands-on support for tech start-ups in the Waterloo region.

    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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    Innovation Canada:One-stop-shop to find everything that governments across Canada can do to help SMEs take their business or non-profit to the next level.

    Starter Company Plus: A resource that provides finance, guidance, mentoring and training to early-stage entrepreneurs based in Ontario.


    bdc cgeBusiness Development Bank of Canada– Start-Up Financing: Financing options for small and medium-sized enterprises for working capital, fixed assets, fund marketing, franchise purchase, and advisory services.


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



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

    Keeping Current

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    News News Research Research

    Canada 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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