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UTEST Accepting applications from University of Toronto Entrepreneurs

UTEST Accepting applications from University of Toronto Entrepreneurs

The University of Toronto Early Stage Technology accelerator program (UTEST), is accepting applications from current students or faculty at U of T with an April 17th, 2014 deadline. The program, in partnership with MaRS Innovation funding, has been among one of the most successful incubator programs for startups in Canada. University of Toronto Early Stage…

2014 Business Funding Forecast: A Great Year to Access Government Grants & Loans

2014 Business Funding Forecast: A Great Year to Access Government Grants & Loans

Since its’ creation in August 2009 and result of partnerships with more than 5300 businesses and organizations, $1.1 billion has been invested by FedDev Ontario. This has supported additional leveraged investments at a 1:1 match with non-government sources to support businesses, organizations and communities in southern Ontario. It was a great year for our clients to…

Investing in Regional Diversification – Canadian Government Grants

Investing in Regional Diversification – Canadian Government Grants

Investing in Regional Diversification (IRD) is a new program offered through FedDev’s Ontario 2013 Action Plan. This program is a non-repayable Canadian government grant, which covers 50% of project costs up to a maximum of $20 million. The remaining 50% must be provided as a cash contribution. IRD Government Grants Canada for Not-For-Profits -Program Focus…

Small Business Grants & Loans for Startups

Small Business Grants & Loans for Startups

Economic Action Plan 2013 Update: In addition to the several small business grants and business loans programs rolling out over the next five years the Federal government will provide $60 million to aid outstanding Canadian incubator and accelerator organizations in expanding their services to start-ups.   A further investment of $100 million will be invested through…

Canadian National Digital Media Event: CDMN Canada 3.0 2013

In August, we profiled the upcoming CDMN Canada 3.0 event. The CDMN is a national network of incubators and accelerators that bring together industry, academia, and government to accelerate the commercialization of innovation creating more wealth in the country. Registration for CDMN Canada 3.0 2013, Canada’s only national digital media conference focused on the commercialization…

Communitech HYPERDRIVE Accepting Applications

Earlier this summer, Communitech introduced the HYPERDRIVE program to help technology startups experience a new innovative avenue to scale their businesses faster and achieve market success. HYPERDRIVE is a $30M+ technology startup incubator program and is open to any business around the world. Communitech is one of Ontario’s Regional Innovation Centres (RIC), which helps distribute…

CDMN Canada 3.0: National Digital Media Business Event

Be sure to mark your calendars for Canadian Digital Media Network’s (CDMN) Canada 3.0 2013 taking place in Toronto on May 14th & 15th, 2013. The CDMN is a national network of incubators and accelerators that bring together government, industry and academia to accelerate the commercialization of innovation, which in turn creates companies, wealth and…

HYPERDRIVE Program – New Funding for Startups

Communitech recently introduced their new HYPERDRIVE program to help Canadian technology startups experience a new innovative avenue to scale their businesses faster and achieve market success. HYPERDRIVE is  $30M+ technology startup incubator program with a global focus. The entrepreneurial program was named one of Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) partners. This unique initiative focuses on…