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Oct 12, 2016

SR&ED & Other Government Financing Seminar

The Government Can Be a Great Source of Non-Dilutive Financing for Your Startup!

Financing a startup company for innovation or growth has always been a challenge. However, a plethora of government funding sources helps make Canada an attractive place to start and build a company. Both the federal and provincial governments provide financial support of over $20 billion through various funding programs each year.

Sourcing funding from SR&ED tax credits, non-repayable grants and interest-free loans can give early-stage companies the edge they need to finance growth. This seminar will cover the following topics:

  • Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credits
  • Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) funding
  • Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) funding
  • Federal Development Investing in Business Innovation (IBI) loans
  • Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) support
  • Structuring your company to take advantage of Canadian funding opportunities

If you need to extend your runway, consider doing so in a non-dilutive manner by taking advantage of government funding.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

5:00 - 5:15 p.m. - Registration

5:15 - 6:30 p.m. - Seminar with Q&A

6:30 - 7:15 p.m. - Networking and Refreshments

Speaker:

Gerry Fung, Vice President of Business Services, NorthBridge Consultants

Presented By:

Mat Goldstein, Co-leader, Startups Team, Aird & Berlis LLP

Rebecca Kacaba, Co-leader, Startups Team, Aird & Berlis LLP

Aird & Berlis LLP

Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Suite 1700

Toronto, ON M5J 2T9

Register to attend this event.

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