Category Archives: SR&ED financing

Toronto Best Place to Build Startups Due to Government Funding and Access to Talent

Toronto is the best place in Canada to build a startup, and the 8th-best place in the world, according to Genome’s Startup Ecosystem Report. The Canadian and provincial (Ontario) governments provide startups with substantial R&D funding from IRAP and SR&ED.  In … Continue reading

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How a Canadian Startup Thrived Without VC Investment

Uberflip’s Randy Frisch explains in his blog post how he adopted 5 key strategies which have allowed him to avoid institutional funding. 1. Recurring revenue Creating a stream of recurring revenue allow you to structure your business growth.  Monetize your business … Continue reading

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EDC’s Export Guarantee Program

The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) provides reimbursement, in the form of tax credits, for eligible research and development expenditures.  However, if your tax credits are refundable, it can take 1-2 years before the actual refund is received. There are … Continue reading

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SR&ED Critical for High-Tech Startups

High-tech companies represent the future of Canada’s economy, and the creation of well-paid high-tech jobs will be critical to ensure continuing growth of our economy.  The SR&ED program will continue to be critical for high-tech start-up companies because it offers … Continue reading

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