Financing

Entrepreneurship Program for Ontario Engineers (EPOE)

Resources

Entrepreneurship Funds and Resources for People Under 30 – provides links to different funding sources for people under 30 years of age

Financial Assistance for Industry – a list of financial assistance available through Natural Resources Canada

Futurepreneur Canada – if you’re an entrepreneur age 18-39, this offers a suite of programs that will help guide you from pre-launch to expansion, including coaching, financing, mentoring and more

Invest Ontario – list of funding programs and information on sectors

London Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) – lead economic development agency in London, Canada; offers development and training, mentorship, capital, and local support

MentorWorks – a list of Canadian government grants and loans for small businesses

Microlending for Women in Ontario Program – supports low-income women who are seeking to start their own business by providing financial literacy training, entrepreneurial mentoring and skills development and life skills support

Northern Ontario Angels (NOA) - connects Northern Ontario entrepreneurs with the right investors and resources to help them build and grow their businesses

Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Incentive Program – information on a federal tax incentive program designed to encourage Canadian businesses of all sizes and in all sectors to conduct research and development

Starter Company – offers mentoring, training and a grant of up to $5,000 for individuals aged 18 to 29 years old and looking to start or grow your own business

Summer Company program – if you’re a student age 15-29, you can get up to $3,000 and hands-on coaching and mentoring to start and run your own business

Tax Credits, Benefits and Incentives – list on Ministry of Finance’s website for businesses in Ontario

Canada Business Network - List of government related resources including financing, permits, licenses etc

Concierge - Government Site that connects you to funding, expertise, facilities, and global opportunities to help you group your business

Small Business Financing - Government site for Innovation, Science and Economic Development of Canada.  

Futurpreneur – seed funding

Ontario Community Loan Fund – Business loans and business plan development. x

Marlene L. Grant Professional Corporation – Tax planning, financial statement preparation, business preparation, book keeping, etc.