Many of Mentor Works services are based on helping SMEs grow international sales, and part of those development strategies includes Accounts Receivable Insurance. Regardless of your annual revenue sales, if you have customers that can’t – or won’t – pay, then securing credit insurance may prove to be the smartest
The Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDC) in Ontario is a program, funded by the Government of Canada (often by FedDev) to help SME’s in rural Ontario to expand and stabilize their business in order to maintain or create jobs. The CFDC has established itself as a popular and successful funding
Please Note: The IRAP DTAPP program is no longer available, however, other Canadian government grants may still be applicable to your project. Please contact a Government Funding Planner to evaluate current funding opportunities.
Canada’s Digital Economy Strategy serves to raise awareness of the importance of seeking productivity improvements by adopting technology.
The Eastern Ontario Development Fund was announced in 2008, as a four year program ending in March 2012, and is still accepting applications. Previously, we profiled this fund in our July 2011 Blog and based on the near closing date, Mentor Works has researched the key eligibility factors and project
Ontario Centres for Excellence – Talent Initiatives
To foster training, Ontario graduate students in science, technology or engineering or post-doctoral fellows may enrol in the VAP certificate program. The purpose is to develop essential entrepreneurship and business skills to extend their technical expertise. VAP courses are delivered by business school faculty across
Start-up companies should keep an eye on the Innovation Guelph event, showcasing the MaRS Toolkit. This event takes place over two 4-hour workshops. The first workshop outlines how to build a marketing strategy to meet your customers wants and needs, as well as how to identify and contact key leaders
Starting up a business is one of the largest financial investments a person can make. Entrepreneurs in Northern Ontario can receive help through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation’s Northern Ontario Entrepreneur Fund. Through this fund, entrepreneurs can receive financial support to help with the large fiscal demands related to
The Government of Ontario is providing funding to technology companies in the province to help grow economically sustainable companies and creating high-value jobs. Technology companies and entrepreneurs should consider this funding as a great opportunity to grow their business without increasing their debt.
What is the IAF?
Provided by MaRS, the IAF
The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is a national charity providing start-up mentoring, financing and business resources to help young Canadians between the ages of 18 and 34 years of age. Business start-up loans of up to $15,000 are available, with loan repayment schedules of between three and five years.