500 Startups is a global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley with over $250M in assets under management. We have invested in a wide variety of technology startups all over the world, currently over 1,500 companies since our inception. With our 4-month accelerator program you’ll get access to awesome mentorship, hands-on sessions with [...]
The Accelerator Centre (AC) is a technology incubator head quartered in Waterloo. The AC helps to build strong, lasting businesses through outstanding client experience and excellence in organizational and product development. The AC has supported more than 200 companies and 93% of program graduates remain thriving businesses.
ACCESS Community Capital Fund helps individuals without collateral or good credit history obtain an affordable loan to improve their standard of living through entrepreneurship. Based in Toronto, Ontario, ACCESS is a Canadian registered charity granting micro-loans where the abilities, skills and commitment of the applicant in conjunction with the strength of the business plan are key decision criteria.
Decentral is a home to tech start-ups and entrepreneurs that focus on disruptive and decentralized technologies. Around the world, visionary technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors are building startups based on new and better technological architectures; massively scalable models; pioneered by Bitcoin, open-source, peer-to-peer, cryptographic, and self-regulating. Decentral accelerate helps these ventures scale to success.
Blueline Bioscience is a biotech incubator established by Versant Ventures in Toronto, Canada. Headquartered in the MaRS Discovery District of Toronto, Blueline Bioscience works with academic and medical researchers across Canada to translate discoveries into early-stage biotechnology companies
BrandProject provides the financial and operational resources to help early stage companies rapidly scale. We take a strategic approach to building solid foundations, focusing on key business building pillars. Our world-class team provides the specific expertise needed to rapidly scale businesses with Founders, exponentially increasing a startups probability of success.
Brightspark are a VC firm that’s been investing in early stage tech companies since 1999. In the last year, they’ve launched a new investment model that allows individual accredited investors to co-invest in every deal. The experienced team at Brightspark curates and negotiates the most promising software, mobile and tech deals and works closely with entrepreneurs to fill [...]
BITS helps young and other low-resource emerging entrepreneurs who face barriers to employment and financing by providing access to business training, micro-financing and peer mentorship. BITS contributes to the overall economic prosperity and improved quality of life of our participants through skill building, business development and community engagement.
To access this program, all business owners must apply through a participating bank, credit union, or caisse populaire.
The Canada Small Business Financing Program provides competitive-rate loans up to $1 million in support of business expansion projects. Applicants of CSBFP are typically startups and early-stage businesses that would find difficulty being approved for loans that are provided directly by financial [...]
The Canadian International Innovation Program (CIIP)supports collaborative research and development projects that lead to the commercialization of new products, processes, or services. As opposed to other collaborative research and development programs that businesses can receive funding support with, CIIP seeks to match Canadian businesses with international partners to achieve synergistic benefits.
The program will provide companies increased access to [...]
CEO Fusion helps CEOs develop the entrepreneurial and managerial competencies necessary to successfully manage their changing enterprises while also facilitating the development of a community that can help them build the relational resources through which they can find the advice, resources, and support they need. CEO Fusion programs and on-line systems focus on best practices and hands-on advice with concise [...]
CleanTech North (CTN) provides emerging Canadian clean technology companies with the mentorship and support required to enter and succeed in the global marketplace.CTN offers promising cleantech companies access to advice from top tier service providers with expertise in a broad range of areas and access to investment capital, to assistance with developing distribution channels and overcoming regulatory barriers. Members [...]