Accel-KKR is a leading technology-focused private equity firm with over $2.5 billion of capital under management. The firm is dedicated exclusively to investing in lower middle market software and technology-enabled services companies. They have a high level of interest in vertically-focused technology 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.
The Accessible Technology Program will co-fund innovative projects led by the private sector, not-for-profit organizations and research institutes to develop new assistive and adaptive digital devices and technologies in order to make it easier for Canadians with disabilities to more fully participate in the digital economy.
National Bank supports financially sound businesses that have rapidly growing international and domestic sales. The bank has customizable solutions that will improve clients receivables management and liquidity, which in turn will help the business grow. National Bank is also offering SMEs an accounts receivable financing program tailored to their needs. Financing could be up to 100% of clients’ invoices.
The AgriScience program aims to accelerate the pace of innovation by providing funding and support for pre-commercial science activities and cutting-edge research that benefits the agriculture and agri-food sector and Canadians. The Projects component aims to support specific shorter-term research activities to help industry overcome challenges and address fiscal barriers experienced by small and emerging sectors.
Western Ontario Community Futures Development Corporation Association (WOCDFCA) set up by FedDev Ontario aims to support the growth of small- and medium-sized enterprises in southwestern Ontario. It offers business services & business financing to small & medium-sized startup companies in Southwestern Ontario.
Alberta Investment Management Corporation, AIMCo, is a high performing investment manager that finds the best opportunities from around the world, and delivers results. They are one of Canada’s largest and most diversified institutional investment managers with more than $75 billion of assets under management.