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Client Spotlight: Tribe HR –Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario

Joesph Fung is the CEO of Tribe HR based in Kitchener, Waterloo.  Tribe HR offers customized software solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, including an award-winning cloud HR solution.   Joseph recently spoke with us about his experience with Mentor Works. What made you decide to use Mentor Works to assist you with Canadian government funding?…

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Client Spotlight: Northern World Entertainment Software

Northern World Entertainment Software is based out of the greater Toronto area and specializes in game development for platforms such as iOS, Android, and PC.   The company also offers website development, graphic design, application development and software solutions. We spoke with Kelvin Ali, President of Operations, about his experience working with Mentor Works small business…

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Client Spotlight: Columbia Cabinets and Countertops –Abbotsford, British Columbia

When it comes to cabinetmaking, Columbia Cabinets is one of the most respected cabinet companies of its kind in Canada and the United States. Operating out of their high tech 100,000 square foot plant located in Abbotsford, B.C., many of Columbia’s craftsmen have over 20 years of cabinetmaking experience. Columbia Cabinets’ Engagement with Canadian Small…

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Client Spotlight: Adverdea Benefits from Small Business Grants Support

Mentor Works recently had a conversation with the President of Adverdea and Webility Solutions Inc., Jamie Harsevoort.  Webility/Adverdea creates sleek, appealing graphics for businesses looking to attract consumers and businesses alike.   The business also provides its customers with web-based and mobile systems to help elevate their marketing success. Why did you decide to use Mentor…

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Client Spotlight: Midpoint International

Midpoint International, also known as CleanRiver, creates customizable waste management systems for businesses. In fact, you have probably used a CleanRiver system while visiting a Tim Hortons. As a Canadian-based company focused on sustainability, CleanRiver was a natural fit with many government funding programs available to businesses. With the help of Mentor Works, Midpoint International…

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Client Spotlight: Activation Laboratories

Activation Laboratories (ActLabs) is an analytical services company based in Anacaster, Ontario. ActLabs conducts analytical studies in a number of different areas, including geochemistry, refining, materials testing, environmental sciences, and biotechnology. Due to the nature of their operations, ActLabs relies heavily on research and development, which requires a large investment of time and resources. Mentor…

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Client Spotlight: A&H Custom Machine

When A&H Custom Machine approached Mentor Works, they had multiple business objectives. These varied from business expansion to productivity improvements. Together, they worked with Mentor Works to develop a comprehensive strategy to reach these goals. Government funding was a key aspect of this strategy, as it allowed them to finance aspects of their plan, which…

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Client Spotlight: The Supplierpipeline (SPi) Group

SPi Group decided to collaborate with Mentor Works to discover funding mechanisms that could help them with their innovation challenges, as well as support their top five strategic initiatives. Bernadeen McLeod, principle of Mentor Works, helped to find them relevant opportunities that were geared towards training, productivity improvements, product development, and market development in the…

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Client Spotlight: eBridge Software

eBridge Software was in need of financing to help with training of their development team, market development in the United States, research and development in product design, and development of new innovation software tools. These were significant undertakings that needed funding support beyond what the company could provide for themselves, so they pursued government funding…

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Client Spotlight: Rimowa Luggage North America

This client spotlight will feature an internationally successful luggage company looking to grow their operations in Canada. Rimowa Luggage reached out to Mentor Works for assistance in securing growth funds in the form of government financing. After determining what assistance Rimowa was eligible for, Bernadeen and Mentor Works applied for the FedDev Ontario’s Applied Research…