The gender gap in funding has long plagued the business landscape, impeding the progress of empowering women entrepreneurs. In this article, we delve into the challenges women entrepreneurs face during the fundraising process and explore strategies to overcome these obstacles.
The new BDC DEI report shows that Canadian businesses are hiring more women and diverse groups, but lack representation in senior roles.
The Women in Skilled Trades Initiative aims to help Canadian women comfortably pursue careers in skilled trades jobs. This program provides eligible organizations with up to $3M to recruit, retain, and help women succeed in one of the 39 Red Seals trades.
The OBIO’s WiHI helps women enter and progress in business-oriented roles within the health sciences industry.
The Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) Ecosystem Fund is currently open until September 26, 2022. Find out if your business is eligible to apply for this program.
The Canadian federal and provincial governments have teamed up to help Communitech create the Fierce Founders Uplift program, which has awarded $100K during this round of funding alone.
Find the top business events and webinars this March from various Canadian business leaders relating to grants, tax credits, improving leadership, and increasing productivity.
FedDev Ontario grants $370k to be distributed by ventureLAB’s Tech Undivided for the growth of women-led businesses.
One woman-led cleantech venture will receive $1M in funding from MaRS Discovery District to advance and commercialize their technology. Find out more about the finalists.
If you were around in the 1990s, you may have watched Gillian Anderson in The X-Files. Anderson played FBI Agent and medical doctor Dana Scully, the skeptical foil to Agent Fox Mulder (David Duchovny). While Mulder was a believer in all things occult and extra-terrestrial, Scully was analytical; she demanded scientific proof before she would…