4 Questions to Ask When Scaling your Tech Company

Questions To Ask When Scaling Your Tech Company

Reading time: 5 minutes Businesses go through many stages throughout their life. Startups can move incredibly quickly between phases of development, growth, and preparation for the future. Although growth is a natural part of operating any business, scaling your company is what will help you take your ideas to the next level.  According to the … Read more

5 Vancouver Startups to Watch in 2023

5 Vancouver Startups to Watch in 2023

Reading time: 6 minutes. Vancouver has an abundance of talent in tech. Thanks to the mild climate, tempting array of options for foodies, and top-tier education, the city has attracted its share of startups and founders alike. In fact, Vancouver held the title of most startups per capita in 2017. Although Toronto/Waterloo has since regained its place atop … Read more

3 Winnipeg Startups to Watch in 2023

Reading time: 6 minutes. Winnipeg boasts friendly people, a lively arts scene, and plenty of noteworthy places to visit. However, in terms of young businesses, the province is experiencing what its leaders call a ‘startup drought.’ According to Manitoba Premier Heather Stephenson, previous administrations ignored the lack of venture capital in Manitoba over nearly two decades. … Read more

5 Calgary Startups to Watch in 2022

Newsletter - Startup to Watch in Calgary

Reading time: 5 minutes Yeehaw, or yahoo? While Calgarians may be divided on the right way to show enthusiasm during the city’s annual Stampede, there’s no debating Calgary’s startup scene. With an increasing number of tech companies setting up shop in the downtown core and early stage investment in the city’s startups experiencing exponential growth, Calgary … Read more

5 Halifax Startups to Watch in 2022

Halifax Startups to watch

Reading time: 5 minutes Halifax’s bubbling startup scene has started to draw the attention of both investors and tech talent on the national stage. It boasts affordable real estate, scenic landscapes, and tons of exceptional talent from its nearby universities. This ‘hidden gem’ in Canada’s startup scene quietly became the fifth largest tech hub in the country in … Read more

5 Ottawa Startups to Watch in 2022

5 Ottawa Startups to watch

Reading time: 5 minutes There are a lot of things to do in Canada’s capital. Whether it’s visiting the tulip gardens, touring museums, or checking in on parliament, Ottawa has plenty to offer. It also has an abundance of talent. In 2020, the city ranked #1 in North America for tech talent concentration, making a thriving … Read more

Can you receive funding from both IRAP and SR&ED? (the short answer is yes!)

Reading time: 5 minutes If you’re a small or medium-sized business in Canada, government initiatives exist to support your growth and innovation. Whether it’s a new type of software or advanced manufacturing technology, one of the government’s goals is to help Canadian businesses take their ideas to market. This supports wealth creation and economic growth … Read more

5 Montreal Startups to Watch in 2022

5 Montreal Startups to Watch in 2021

Reading time: 4 minutes As Canada’s second-largest city and home to some of the world’s best universities and top restaurants, Montreal has a lot to offer. This metropolis doesn’t just have a wealth of cultural tradition in “La belle province.” It also hosts a large pool of talent, a high quality of living and a thriving art … Read more

Canadian Business Grants for Startups 101: How to Determine and Apply for your Funding Solution

Grants for Startups

Reading time: 4 minutes There are hundreds of government and private grants available to small companies and startups in Canada. These financing options assist ventures without entrepreneurs needing to give up equity or take out high-interest loans. Companies can use these grants to hire and train employees, improve R&D, advertise, purchase equipment, etc. However, grants … Read more

4 Signs It’s Not The Right Time For An Equity Raise

4 Signs it's not the right time for an equity raise

For most startups, raising capital is necessary to grow bigger, faster, and stronger than your competitors’ product offerings. And while the argument for raising capital is quite strong, an equity round is not always the right answer. If you think you’re ready to pursue investors, you need to take a hard look at your business … Read more

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