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IBM Innovation Incubator Opens Its Doors to Ontario Businesses
Government Funding

IBM Innovation Incubator Opens Its Doors to Ontario Businesses

In recent years, federal and provincial governments have place a strong focus on business innovation in Canada. The Government of Canada’s Budget 2017 announced the realignment of resources to improve innovation programs and strengthen the economy. Investing in business innovation allows small and medium-sized companies to flourish and increase their market competitiveness. In October 2017,…

District Ventures Packaged Goods Startup Incubator: Mentorship and VC
Business Strategy

District Ventures Packaged Goods Startup Incubator: Mentorship and VC

Developing value-added products and services is critical to Canada’s knowledge economy and competitiveness. More than ever, startups and early-stage businesses are being called on to support innovation and respond to new consumer/market preferences. Because of the rising demand for new consumer products, Canadian startups should focus on finding and establishing themselves within this market. Thankfully,…

IBM Innovation Incubator (i3) Fosters Tech Development in Ontario
Business Strategy

IBM Innovation Incubator (i3) Fosters Tech Development in Ontario

Ontario small and mid-sized technology companies often face technical challenges when developing innovative products and services. In order to develop innovative technologies, businesses must have access to high performance computing equipment and other resources that enable creativity, productivity, and collaboration. To harness the power of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), post-secondary research institutions, and high…

New Business Exchange/ Incubator for Women Entrepreneurs in Southern Ontario
Government Funding

New Business Exchange/ Incubator for Women Entrepreneurs in Southern Ontario

Small business incubators aim to provide a sophisticated mix of business support services, office space, and access to funding in order to help improve success rates of small businesses. In fact, the Canadian Association of Business Incubators (CABI) cites a report claiming: “The average survival rate of companies in Canada that go through business incubation has been…

CBaSE University of Guelph Offers the Hub Incubator Program
Government Funding

CBaSE University of Guelph Offers the Hub Incubator Program

We at Mentor Works have always been big advocates of the University of Guelph (U of G) CBaSE post-secondary collaboration program that connects local businesses with U of G students for collaborative projects. The program has helped many of our clients with projects ranging from market research to developing human resources policies and marketing plans….