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Startup Resources

Startup Resources

Canadian Startup Resources Find Funding for Canadian Entrepreneurs. The Canadian government creates the majority of their funding programs for established businesses, often requiring more than 15 employees, above two years of being incorporated, leaving many innovative startups to find funding through other means. Mentor Works has put together a list of the top resources to help…

Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES): Helping Women Grow Their Businesses

Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES): Helping Women Grow Their Businesses

While there is greater gender equality in the workforce than ever before, there is still a gender divide amongst top leaders and entrepreneurs. Less than 16% of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses are women-owned, yet the full and equal involvement of women in the economy is essential to Canada’s competitiveness. Only 10% of high growth…

Budget 2018 Streamlines Funding Programs for Business Innovation

Budget 2018 Streamlines Funding Programs for Business Innovation

The Canadian Federal Budget 2018 was released last week to much interest from business leaders and industry analysts. This year, innovation was again a top priority of the federal government, highlighted by the increase in funding support for several research and development funds. Unlike the previous two Liberal budgets, however, there will be considerable changes…

Trillium Manufacturing Network Releases Interactive Business Directory

Trillium Manufacturing Network Releases Interactive Business Directory

The Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing (also referred to as the Trillium Manufacturing Network) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Ontario’s manufacturing industry. Funded through the Canadian federal and provincial governments, the Trillium Manufacturing Network is uniquely focused on helping Ontario manufacturers grow through mentorship and collaborative research opportunities. Recently, the organization was awarded…