The Canadian Ecosystem 4
Aird & Berlis LLP has become the sponsoring legal partner to the University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology Program (UTEST). UTEST is a 12-month incubation and acceleration program co-managed by the University of Toronto (U of T) and MaRS Innovation that allows selected U of T-affiliated early-stage startup companies to incorporate, use office space, receive mentorship […]
By Mat Goldstein and Graham Topa* The Scientific Research and Experimental Development Program, also known as “SR&ED” (pronounced “shred”), is a federal tax incentive program for businesses carrying out eligible research and development activities. SR&ED can play an essential role in a startup’s financing by extending runway until products or services can be monitized. SR&ED […]
By Mat Goldstein and Daniel Everall Toronto is home to a burgeoning startup scene, supported by many incubators and accelerators. As the scene is constantly changing and growing, we thought it would be useful to provide a snapshot of many incubators and accelerators found in and around Toronto.
By Mat Goldstein and Graham Topa Startups and prospective entrepreneurs are always asking us about the best sources of capital for early stage companies. Until you have proven technology or early market validation (i.e customers, preferably ones who actual pay), it can be extremely difficult to get attention from investors. Angel investors and venture capitalists […]