CRA SR&ED (Scientific Research and Experimental Development) sessions at the Central Library

Public general information seminars These information seminars provide a general overview of the SR&ED program, covering the following: Eligibility criteria Qualifying expenditures How to prepare and file an SR&ED claim Supporting documentation These seminars are intended for claimants who are new to the program or are planning on filing a claim, and are suitable for an audience of both… Continue reading CRA SR&ED (Scientific Research and Experimental Development) sessions at the Central Library

How Canadian Entrepreneurs Finance Their Startups

By Knowlton Thomas What do entrepreneurs use to fund their startup in its earliest stages? Themselves. According to Profit, 98% of those behind Canada’s hottest startups fund their startup with their own capital. 62% continue to do this post-launch for growth capital (check out their infographic here). The only other significant source of startup financing… Continue reading How Canadian Entrepreneurs Finance Their Startups

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

Turning Your Research into Dollars

For technology start-up companies, it is essential to see revenue generated through research activities. Programs like SR&ED and other industry specific funds can provide invaluable support to help companies grow. In this seminar, we will discuss tips and strategies to leveraging different sources of funding to aid in successful commercialization through the analysis of a… Continue reading Turning Your Research into Dollars