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Meet up with Mentor Works at Local Industry Events this Month

Meet up with Mentor Works at Local Industry Events this Month

In addition to engaging audiences at several conferences, seminars, and workshops each month, Mentor Works executives make their way to close to a dozen different events as attendees as well. This month, Mentor Works’ Founder and President, Bernadeen McLeod, Business Development Executive Alexandra (“Alex”) Barlow and Director of Business Development, Jill Schoolenberg will travel to…

FedDev Ontario Celebrates Innovative Healthcare Solutions in London & Toronto

FedDev Ontario Celebrates Innovative Healthcare Solutions in London & Toronto

The first phase of the Investing in Business Innovation Canadian business grants and loans program is positioned to make a big impact on small businesses in southern Ontario, including most recently healthcare solutions businesses in London and Toronto. London Ontario Cancer Treatment Receives Backing from FedDev Ontario and Venture Capital Trillium Therapeutics Incorporated was the…

Financial Obstacles Challenge Female Business Owners in Canada

Financial Obstacles Challenge Female Business Owners in Canada

Female business owners and working women in high-income countries in general, have made remarkable progress compared to their counterparts a generation ago.  In the United States women in their 30’s make 4 times more than women a generation apart.  Yet for me, while women in Canada have come to represent an impressive 47% of Canadian…

TechConnex – Formerly York Technology Alliance

If you are a technology company and looking for connections with 10,000 leaders and influencers in this cluster in Central Ontario, then this dynamic member community may just be what you have been looking for. The programs offered through memberships provide knowledge transfer about trends and issues facing our sector and region, with solutions to…

Trends and Influences on Financing Small and Medium Enterprises

To be consistent with Statistics Canada, SME’s are defined as having less than 500 employees and with annual revenues of less than $50 million. According to the estimated population in the survey completed by SME Financing Data Initiative, Survey on Financing of Small and Medium Enterprises, 2007, small businesses (those fewer than 100 employees) represented…