Webinar: Get Funded! How to get funding for your company

Get Funded! How to get funding for your company in North America’s $200B/year business incentives financing market TMX will host a national webinar called Get Funded! How to get funding for your company in North America’s $200B/year business incentives financing market. Join Teri Kirk, President & CEO of The Funding Portal, for hands-on tips on North America’s business incentives landscape:… Continue reading Webinar: Get Funded! How to get funding for your company

Ontario Centres of Excellence: China Angels Mentorship Program (CAMP)

Having direct business ties to the Chinese marketplace is more important than ever for Ontario-based start-ups seeking an international presence. The China Angels Mentorship Program (CAMP), a joint initiative of Ontario Centres of Excellence and the China Canada Angels Alliance (CCAA), is a virtual incubation program designed to help start-ups prepare their businesses for the… Continue reading Ontario Centres of Excellence: China Angels Mentorship Program (CAMP)

Growing Your Business Globally: Tips From a Global Expansion Expert

By: Leah Jones “Penetrating and developing an international market requires an entrepreneurial philosophy and drive—the same kind of philosophy and drive behind every successful start-up business” ­– Mona Pearl Increasing global connectivity is allowing businesses of all sizes to expand into the global market. The need for flexibility and forward thinking make this growth highly… Continue reading Growing Your Business Globally: Tips From a Global Expansion Expert

3 Strategies For Achieving & Sustaining Growth in Today’s Economy

By: Leah Jones Did you know that only 53% of Canadian SMEs will survive for more than five years? The wide spectrum of business types in Canada means there is no singular tactic to guarantee sustainable growth. But how do you know which strategy is right for your business? The Ivey Business Journal outlines three… Continue reading 3 Strategies For Achieving & Sustaining Growth in Today’s Economy

Raising Money can be Hard – Make it Easy!

By: Fatema Fatakdawala Want to gain some insight on raising money in new ways? Have your morning cup of coffee with us at Breakfast with the Experts. Our panel is geared with innovative ways to help you raise capital: Adam Spence, leader of the accelerate pillar at SiG@MaRS, will begin with an introduction to crowdfunding… Continue reading Raising Money can be Hard – Make it Easy!

Top three tips for Business Networking

By: Fatema Fatakdawala Are you ready to network your way to success? Have your morning cup of coffee with the Altitude Accelerator at Breakfast with the Experts on September 6th. Our panel is geared with tips and tools to help you grow your business using the art of networking: Donna Messer, also known as the Queen of… Continue reading Top three tips for Business Networking

Build Your Dream Advisory Board

Consider an advisory board your chance to build your dream executive team without having to hire anyone. A good advisory board could be a game-changer for your business. Christine Comaford, CEO of California based business accelerator Mighty Ventures, shares the process for getting and keeping advisors on your board: 1. Define your advisory board member profiles.… Continue reading Build Your Dream Advisory Board

Navigating the SR&ED program

Emerging environmental companies, long on innovation but short on capital, have potential access to more than 150 government funding, incentive and rebate programs. The key, says consultant Fred Hausmann, is to navigate the maze of programs to ensure that these entrepreneurs receive the maximum possible support to advance their products or services and grow their… Continue reading Navigating the SR&ED program

Market intelligence vital to success

By Sharon Dotan As moderator James Sbrolla said it best, it figures that a panel of three brilliant women would be participating in a session on market intelligence. Last week’s Growing Your Business session hosted by the Altitude Accelerator and OCETA saw Usha Srinivasan, Director of Market Intelligence at MaRS, Christine Konig of Konig &… Continue reading Market intelligence vital to success