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The dilutive nature of early stage equity financing (i.e., giving up ownership) makes it the most expensive way to finance growth. When a start-up does not have enough cash in the bank or cash flow to...
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The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev) put up $4.85 million into young startups, in order to leverage an additional $15.2 million from venture capital and angel investme...
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North Innovation Fund is a growth capital investment fund specializing in SR&ED financing and ongoing SR&ED accruals.
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According to 2011 year-end figures from the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, a four-year high of $1.5 billion from VC was disbursed to Canadian startups last year. Although thi...
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Québec venture capital industry: nearly 50% growth over 2010! The information technologies sector again topped the list, for the fourth year in a row. A total of 65 companies obtained $181 million in 2011, up 48% from 2010, a significant rise representing one-third of the total invested.
MONTRÉAL, Feb. 14, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec's venture capital (VC) market is showing substantial growth, with investments in Québec totalling $549 million in 2011, up 48% from the $370 million i...
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The Communitech Hub is preparing to launch a $30-million startup accelerator program called Hyperdrive next week with plans to invest as much as $700,000 in each participating company
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Winter 2012 newsletter:
Bridging the Funding Gap: Non-Dilutive Risk Capital
It’s About More Than Just SR&ED
A Seller's View of Management Buyouts
Are You Ready for Your Next Opportunity?
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High ranking in WWF and Cleantech report comes despite lack of federal support for the industry
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"IRAP is still figuring out how best to connect companies and investors, and as someone who went through the whole event, I can think of a few ways that it could have been run more effectively."
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Canadian growth capital fund based on SR&ED accruals
Introduction

The incentive program that encourages research and development activities in Canada has long been the primary source of funding for early-stage companies in Canada.

North Innovation Fund specializes in providing SR&ED accrual debt financing to support Canada's knowledge-based industries.  Our objective is to help bridge the funding gap and foster (and accelerate) innovation in Canada.  We want to play a role in Canada's ecosystem through SR&ED project management and accrual debt financing, specifically SRED financing