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Grants & Financing

If you are looking for money for your business, you should start by learning about the different types of financing that are available and assessing which one best suits your needs.

Canada Business
What is it: A list of financing options by type (business planning, equity, government, private sector, etc.)

Angel One Network
What is it: A member-based, not-for-profit organization for accredited investors who live, work or have strong interest in Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton and other communities in Southern Ontario.

Federal Development Ontario
What is it: Federal government program to advocate and invest in the development of a prosperous and globally competitive southern Ontario economy by supporting innovation and commercialization, business growth, productivity and communities.
For a list of funds, click here.

Ontario Self-Employment Benefit
What is it: Provides unemployed people who are or have recently been eligible for Employment Insurance with income and entrepreneurial support while they develop and start their business.

Incentives Programs for Business
What is it: Ontario offers credits and business incentives for a range of industries and operations, including innovation and research. Contact the Ontario government for more information on select programs for your business.

The Funding Portal
What is it: Find and apply for Canadian government grants and financing via one web portal.

To find more funding possibilities, click here.

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