Canada’s Tech Network (CTN) Soft Landing Program

Receive up to $4,000 in Startup & Youth Entrepreneur Funding.

The CTN Soft Landing Program was created to assist startups and young businesses carry out international commercialization and export market development activities through funding support, as well as startup incubator resources.

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Canada’s Tech Network (CTN) Soft Landing Program

Amount of Funding

Successful applicants for the CDMN Soft Landing Program may receive funding support of up to $4,000 in reimbursable expenses for marketing and sales costs.

Amount of Funding from the Canadian Government

Canada’s Tech Network (CTN) Soft Landing Program

Eligible Applicants

To be eligible for the Soft Landing Program, applicants must meet these criteria:

  • The applicant is a start-up Canadian company that is located in Canada;
  • The company must be a tech company;
  • Must have a product that is currently on the market and generated between $2.5K to $3M in revenue over the last 12 months;
  • The applicants must be utilizing their own technology and intellectual property; and
  • The applicant must clearly outline what the Soft Landing funding support would be used for in an expense breakdown.
Eligible Applicants for Canadian Government Funding

Canada’s Tech Network (CTN) Soft Landing Program

Eligible Activities

Eligible activities for this program may be the following:

  • Creating and implementing interactive digital media demonstrations;
  • Costs associated with implementing new software tools for sales and marketing purposes;
  • Costs associated with marketing campaigns, such as hiring a marketing agency; and
  • Costs associated with attending a virtual trade show or similar event (i.e marketing collateral).
Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

Canada’s Tech Network (CTN) Soft Landing Program

Program Deadline

All program timeline information is currently set as “To be determined”. Successful applicant projects can be up to three months in length. Company does not have to spend 3 months at international market site, but has 3 months from their assigned date of departure to spend the $4,000.

Program Deadline for Canadian Government Funding
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