Resource List

Here you will find an indicative selection of the types of support you can explore at Impact Money Finder.

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  • Financial
  • Non Financial
    • Angel Network
    • Funding
    • Crowdfunding
    • Investing
    • Venture Funds
    • Grants
    • Loans
    • Tax Credits
    • Open To
      Canada, United States
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Alliance of Angels

      The Alliance of Angels is an angel network that focuses on seed and early stage investments in a variety of market sectors within the Pacific Northwest.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Angel List

      A website for startups, angel investors, and job-seekers looking to work at startups.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Angel One Network Inc.

      Angel One Network Inc. is a member-based, not-for-profit organization of accredited investors who have strong interests in Southern Ontario. Angel One investors are looking for quality investments in which there is a clear and reasonable expectation of an appropriate return on investment. Eligibility criteria.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Capital Investment Network

      An investment community comprised of entrepreneurs, investors, executives, and professionals representing a large pool of current and potential investment wealth with a vision to enhance the deployment of smart capital from and in the region, improve access to investment opportunities and facilitate the flow of capital to great businesses.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      E-fund

      E-Fund invests via teams to achieve higher returns from angel investments in BC techonology companies by leveraging the expertise of our investors.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Georgian Angel Network

      GAN connects angel investors in the Barrie, South Georgian Bay, Orangeville and and Muskoka/Huntsville regions with entrepreneurs needing equity capital to commercialize their innovations. Eligibility criteria.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Investor Flow

      Investor flow is an online network where impact investors can hear about deals that fit their particular interests, vetted by fellow investors. All the deals are posted by investors seeking co-investors, not by entrepreneurs or fund managers.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Growth

      Keiretsu Forum

      Keiretsu members invest typically in A or B rounds, usually having already raised $500K to $1.5min. There are opportunities in automation & instrumentation, consumer products, energy, financing, food & beverage, healthcare/life sciences, internet related, real estate, services, social ventures, software, telecommunications, and others.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Open Angel

      Open Angel is dedicated to connecting founders & funders and provides regular regional events to support investment connections, education and ealry stage investments being made.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Pacific Impact Investors Network

      The Pacific Impact Investors Network provides members with support through each stage of the impact investment process

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      PowerHaus

      PowerHaus is a network that invests time and capital in promising new companies providing innovative solutions for established industries and that have immediate commercial potential. Companies must be based in British Columbia. PowerHaus focus not only on investment, but also helping companies with management and customer development. Eligibility criteria.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      TEC Edmonton

      TEC Venture Angels combines two of Canada’s largest angel investor networks: Edmonton’s TEC Edmonton and VA Angels. Since 2012, both TEC Edmonton and VA Angels helped their clients raise more than $100 million.

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      Open To
      United States
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      The Bellingham Angel Investors

      The Bellingham Angel Investors fund early stage companies with strong management teams, intellectual property protected products or services with existing revenue producing customers and a clear exit strategy. Technology and healthcare companies within the Pacific Northwest are their primary interest. Eligibility criteria.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Growth

      The Vancouver Angel Forum

      The Vancouver Angel Forum is the oldest angel group that hosts paid angel event access for which there is an application. It is supported by leading BC organizations and belongs to Canada’s National Angel Capital Org and US’s Angel Capital Association. Eligibility criteria.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Toniic

      Toniic is the global action community for impact investors. Their members are committed to promoting a just and sustainable economy by investing to address global challenges with companies who have a total revenue of $50K+ excluding grants.

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    • Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Aboriginal Business and Entrepreneurship Development

      ABED works with Aboriginal entrepreneurs and its partners to provide a range of services (consulting, advisory, funding) and supports that promote the growth of a strong Aboriginal business sector in Canada.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Growth

      Accel-Rx

      Accel-Rx was created to bridge the gap in health sciences between venture capital funding and early-stage companies to address specific growth challenges.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Accelerate Okanagan

      Accelerate Okanagan’s programs help startups and early stage technology companies accelerate their growth and maximize their opportunity by pairing them with a lead Executive in Residence to help guide and coach you through the program. Funding is available through their Fast Track program.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      ACCESS Community Capital Fund

      ACESS helps promising entrepreneurs with viable business plans gain access to financing not available through other sources. Individual loans are made using a character based lending decision, where the abilities, skills and commitment of the applicant in conjunction with the strength of the business plan are key decision criteria. ACCESS clients are typically entrepreneurs who have been running a business less than two years or are just starting a new business. The borrower may have no credit history or may have a poor credit record due to unemployment, illness or unforeseen life events. ACCESS supports individuals through the application process and beyond providing consultation, mentorship and resources.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      AGF Global Sustainable Growth Equity

      AGF invests in companies providing solutions to environmental and social problems.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Alliance of Angels

      The Alliance of Angels is an angel network that focuses on seed and early stage investments in a variety of market sectors within the Pacific Northwest.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Angel List

      A website for startups, angel investors, and job-seekers looking to work at startups.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Angel One Network Inc.

      Angel One Network Inc. is a member-based, not-for-profit organization of accredited investors who have strong interests in Southern Ontario. Angel One investors are looking for quality investments in which there is a clear and reasonable expectation of an appropriate return on investment. Eligibility criteria.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      Not-For-Profit, Cooperative
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC Arts Council – Innovations Program

      The Innovations Program supports extraordinary commissioning, research, creation, development and/or production costs incurred by B.C. arts and cultural organizations for projects that demonstrate innovation, experimentation and risk taking. Funding provided for the commissioning, research, creation, development, production and/or public presentation of new works.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      Not-For-Profit, Cooperative
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC Arts Council – Project Assistance

      The Project Assistance – Capacity and Sustainability Program is designed to assist arts and cultural organizations planning to undertake specific activities that will increase their capacity and contribute to long term sustainability.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC Business

      Guides to starting and maintaining a business in BC.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BCIC

      BC Innovation Council (BCIC) encourages the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC. They accelerate technology commercialization by supporting startups and developing entrepreneurs.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BDC Consulting Practice

      Advising, consulting and financing for entrepreneurs

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Bioenterprise Capital

      Bioenterprise invests in the most promising agri-tech innovations and companies.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Black Business Initiative

      The BBI aims to positively influence the Nova Scotia business culture by promoting and assisting in the development of Nova Scotia Black-owned businesses.

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    • Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      FrontFundr

      Connecting investors and entrepreneurs.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Fundrazr

      Canadian crowdsourcing platform; great for cause campaigns.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Global Giving

      A global crowdfunding community that connects nonprofits, donors, and companies in nearly every country around the world to raise money to improve communities.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      GoFundMe

      The world’s largest social fundraising platform for personal causes and life-events.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Indiegogo

      Global crowdsourcing platform. Choose to get paid out for partially achieved goal, or only get payout when goal is fully achieved.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Kickstarter

      Global crowdsourcing platform for creative and technology campaigns (great for product launches). Only pays out if goal fully achieved.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Omega Funds

      Omega funds acquires and/or invests in later stage companies in the healthcare sector.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Seed Equity

      Seed Equity offers equity-based crowdfunding, focusing on seed investments in early stage technology companies.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      SVX

      The SVX is a local, impact first platform connecting impact ventures, funds, and investors in order to catalyze new debt and equity investment capital for local ventures that have demonstrable social and/or environmental impact, including nonprofits, co-operatives, and for-profit corporations.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Wayblaze

      Community crowdfunding platform that can be used for donations, rewards, debt, or equity campaigns that make communities better.

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    • Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      AGF Global Sustainable Growth Equity

      AGF invests in companies providing solutions to environmental and social problems.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Bioenterprise Capital

      Bioenterprise invests in the most promising agri-tech innovations and companies.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Black Business Initiative

      The BBI aims to positively influence the Nova Scotia business culture by promoting and assisting in the development of Nova Scotia Black-owned businesses.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Crunchbase

      A place to discover industry trends, investments, and news about hundreds of thousands of companies globally. From startups to Fortune 500s, Crunchbase is recognized as the primary source of company intelligence by millions of users globally.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Enable Impact

      Enable Impact offers accredited investors access to private syndicates and curated deals, and helps social entrepreneurs raise capital in a more targeted and efficient way. It is a conduit and catalyst to activate incremental capital into the impact sector – helping to grow businesses that have a social purpose and mission – in a more efficient and effective way.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      FrontFundr

      Connecting investors and entrepreneurs.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Gust

      Gust connects startups with the largest collection of investors across the world.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Investor Flow

      Investor flow is an online network where impact investors can hear about deals that fit their particular interests, vetted by fellow investors. All the deals are posted by investors seeking co-investors, not by entrepreneurs or fund managers.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Non Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Knives and Forks

      Promoting and providing strategic and responsible community investment in local food production and distribution.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Growth

      Lumira Capital

      Lumira makes investments in market-leading health care and life sciences companies with a focus on later stage biopharmaceutical and medical device companies.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Pique Ventures

      Pique Ventures is an impact investment and management company enabling a diverse investor community. They provide services to business leaders and organizations in the impact investment and alternative investment industries.

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      Open To
      United States
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      SOCAP

      Network of impact investors + entrepreneurs, that culminates in a global annual conference in San Francisco

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      The Raise Collective

      The RAISE Collective is a community of female investors with a purpose to change the gender ratio in innovation and funding by leveling the investment playing field.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      The Sorenson Impact Center

      SGII can provide early and growth stage businesses with comprehensive investment and value add due diligence. They seek long term partnerships in a variety of industries.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      VERGE

      VERGE connects impact investors with local social / environmental enterprises that have a social or environmental mission at their core. Through their Social Enterprise Loan Fund and intermediary services, they will promote the growth of social enterprises and impact investors in London and surrounding counties.

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    • Open To
      Canada, United States
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      7 Gate Ventures

      7 Gate Ventures is focused on guiding the organic growth of early stage startups, resulting in investable & sustainable companies. Assembled by a group of serial entrepreneurs specializing in tech, their team holds key industry connections along with a wealth of experience and the foresight to effectively strategize, mentor and scale new businesses.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Growth

      Arborview Capital

      Arborview Capital is focused on partnering with management teams to create significant value over 3 to 5 year investment periods. They focus on the industries of energy efficiency, resource efficiency, and renewable energy.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      ArcTern Ventures

      ArcTern Ventures invests in early stage cleantech startups, working hands-on with founders to build strong teams and innovative business models to create market leaders.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BDC Capital

      BDC Capital is a subsidiary of BDC and offers a full spectrum of specialized financing, including venture capital, equity as well as growth and business transition capital. They operate several venture funds dedicated to IT, healthcare, energy technology among other segments.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Eudaimonia

      Eudaimonia is a seed stage investor and advisory firm that works with scalable impact- businesses and provides financial support as well as mentorship, executive team creation & coaching, strategy development, operational guidance and support through successive rounds of financing.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Highline VC

      Pre-seed VC that funds entrepreneurs, giving them access to their premium network, founder events and getting startups “venture ready” to close institutional funding rounds.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Impact Engine Accelerator Program

      A venture fund that invests financial and human capital in early-stage, for-profit businesses that are improving education, health, economic empowerment, and resource efficiency.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Growth

      Investco

      Investco acquires interests in promising North American companies specializing in renewable energy, water, sustainable agriculture, and clean technologies. They focus primarily on high-growth companies with lasting competitive advantages and require companies to have over $2 million in revenues.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Khosla

      Khosla invests in entrepreneurs who are passionate about solving challenging, intractable socio-economic problems through science, technology, and design or through creative business models.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Growth

      Lumira Capital

      Lumira makes investments in market-leading health care and life sciences companies with a focus on later stage biopharmaceutical and medical device companies.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      New Media Ventures

      New Media Ventures looks for scalable, revenue-generating, tech startups that create long-term political impact beyond any one election cycle.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Omega Funds

      Omega funds acquires and/or invests in later stage companies in the healthcare sector.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Pique Ventures

      Pique Ventures is an impact investment and management company enabling a diverse investor community. They provide services to business leaders and organizations in the impact investment and alternative investment industries.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Growth

      RBC Generator

      The RBC Generator is a $10-million pool of capital for investment in businesses that tackle social and environmental challenges, while generating a financial return.

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      Open To
      Canada, United States
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Growth

      Renewal Funds

      Renewal Funds invests in change by supporting businesses at the forefront of social and environmental innovation.

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    • Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      AgriInnovation Program

      AgriInnovation Program makes two types of investments: those targeted at research and development activities that bring innovation to the sector; and those that help industry bring the results of research and development to market through adoption/commercialization.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      Not-For-Profit, Cooperative
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC Arts Council – Innovations Program

      The Innovations Program supports extraordinary commissioning, research, creation, development and/or production costs incurred by B.C. arts and cultural organizations for projects that demonstrate innovation, experimentation and risk taking. Funding provided for the commissioning, research, creation, development, production and/or public presentation of new works.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      Not-For-Profit, Cooperative
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC Arts Council – Project Assistance

      The Project Assistance – Capacity and Sustainability Program is designed to assist arts and cultural organizations planning to undertake specific activities that will increase their capacity and contribute to long term sustainability.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC Tech Co-op Grants Program

      The BCIC Innovator Skills Initiative is cultivating future technology leaders by bridging the innovation and entrepreneurial gap. It enables students to build desired skills for future career opportunities and inspires them to start their own companies, thereby creating quality jobs for British Columbians.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Canada Council

      The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s public arts funder, with a mandate to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Canada Media Fund

      Through the Convergent Stream, the CMF supports the creation of convergent television and digital media content for consumption by Canadians anytime, anywhere. The convergent stream is made up of various programs and incentives that target key activities and audiences.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Canada-BC Job Grant

      Learn about hiring grants to build your team.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Coast Capital Savings

      Supporting local communities is important to Coast Capital Savings. Their promise is to help build a richer future for youth in communities and they’re looking to award Community Investment Grants to local non-profit and charitable organizations that can help them deliver on their promise.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit, Cooperative
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Community Economic Development Fund

      The mission of the Community Economic Development (CED) Funds is to contribute to financial security for Canadians and their communities through community economic development. The Funds support community economic development initiatives that lead to job creation and/or enhanced employability for marginalized populations.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      Not-For-Profit, Cooperative
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Community Forward Fund

      The Community Forward Fund Assistance Corporation (CFFAC) is a Canadian nonprofit that makes loans to, or arranges financing for, nonprofits and charities. The Fund addresses a gap in access to patient, working capital and provides bridge loans for the sector for small- and medium-sized organizations.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Concierge Services

      Connecting small & medium size companies with federal programs that support innovation.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Creative BC

      The applicant must be a BC based not for profit arts or cultural organization that is receiving support, or has received support within the past two years, from the BC Arts Council.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit, Cooperative
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Engage Grants

      Engage Grants are designed to give companies that operate from a Canadian base access to the unique knowledge, expertise and capabilities available at Canadian universities and colleges by supporting short-term research and development projects aimed at addressing a company-specific problem. To qualify, organizations must have a minimum of two full time employees or be in operation for a minimum of two years.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      First Nation Regeneration Fund

      The Regeneration Fund provides financing that enables First Nations to purchase equity positions in Independent Power Producer (IPP) projects developed in their traditional territories. Financing is made available as a loan to the First Nation.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Foundation for Entrepreneurial Canada

      Dedicated to understanding and advancing entrepreneurship in Canada through education and research. It helps young entrepreneurs build their knowledge and skills.

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    • Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      ACCESS Community Capital Fund

      ACESS helps promising entrepreneurs with viable business plans gain access to financing not available through other sources. Individual loans are made using a character based lending decision, where the abilities, skills and commitment of the applicant in conjunction with the strength of the business plan are key decision criteria. ACCESS clients are typically entrepreneurs who have been running a business less than two years or are just starting a new business. The borrower may have no credit history or may have a poor credit record due to unemployment, illness or unforeseen life events. ACCESS supports individuals through the application process and beyond providing consultation, mentorship and resources.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Black Business Initiative

      The BBI aims to positively influence the Nova Scotia business culture by promoting and assisting in the development of Nova Scotia Black-owned businesses.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Business Development Bank of Canada

      Additional financing for day-to-day activities of up to $100,000.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Canada Small Business Financing Program

      Small business loans for for-profit businesses with gross annual revenues of $5M and less. Loans can be used towards purchase or improvement of land and/or capital goods. Farming businesses, nonprofits and or charitable and religious organizations are ineligible.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      Not-For-Profit, Cooperative
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Community Forward Fund

      The Community Forward Fund Assistance Corporation (CFFAC) is a Canadian nonprofit that makes loans to, or arranges financing for, nonprofits and charities. The Fund addresses a gap in access to patient, working capital and provides bridge loans for the sector for small- and medium-sized organizations.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Community Futures

      Community Futures provides financing alternatives to small and medium enterprises when access to credit is a challenge to starting or growing their business, as well as other services and tools to help entrepreneurs and small business owners achieve their goals, including business support services, business planning advice, loans and self employment assistance.

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      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Community Micro Lending

      Community Micro Lending is a non-profit society that connects local lenders to local borrowers in the Southwest BC region, and allows local lenders to strengthen the fabric of the local economy by supporting a local small-scale entrepreneur.

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      Canada
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      Community Microlending

      Community Micro Lending helps local people without access to traditional financing to start and grow their business, or to obtain training.

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      Canada
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      Early

      FarmFolk CityFolk

      FarmFolk CityFolk (FFCF), the Island Chef’s Collabrative (ICC), and Vancity have partnered to offer zero interest micro loans to local food producers. The aim of the fund is to provide capital for farmers, fishers, ranchers, harvesters and processors to invest in equipment and materials that allows them to increase the supply of local food in their region.

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      Canada
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      Early, Growth

      First Nation Regeneration Fund

      The Regeneration Fund provides financing that enables First Nations to purchase equity positions in Independent Power Producer (IPP) projects developed in their traditional territories. Financing is made available as a loan to the First Nation.

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      Canada
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      Futurepreneur

      Futurpreneur Canada is the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39 for the last 2 decades.

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      Canada
      Funding For
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      Business Stage
      Early

      Galiano Fund

      The Fund was created by Galiano Islanders who have come together as lenders to the Fund to support borrowers in the community. Eligibility Criteria: http://galianofund.ca/page3/page3.html

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      Canada
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      Business Stage
      Early

      Knives and Forks

      Promoting and providing strategic and responsible community investment in local food production and distribution.

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      Canada
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      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      MentorWorks

      Helps established for-profit companies find and leverage Canadian business grants and loans.

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      Canada
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      Business Stage
      Early

      NEDC

      NEDC strives to assist Aboriginal’s make their dreams come true and build a better future for business! NEDC provides financing and business support to Aboriginals on Vancouver Island

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      Canada
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      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC eligible business corporation tax credits

      Registering your small business as an Eligible Business Corporation (EBC).

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      Canada
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      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Concierge Services

      Connecting small & medium size companies with federal programs that support innovation.

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      Canada
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      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      CRA Overview

      SR&ED is a federal tax credit to support research & development.

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      Canada
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      Guide to claiming SR&ED

      Guide to claiming SR&ED by Boast Capital

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      Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      10 Carden

      10 Carden is a community hub offering not for profit groups, businesses and individuals affordable and accessible shared space.

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      Canada
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      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      A Social Innovation Primer

      A useful reference document with a background on social innovation.

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      Canada
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      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      ADP

      A human resource solution for small businesses across Canada that offers secure, affordable, easy-to-use payroll, time and attendance tools.

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      Canada
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      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC Business

      Guides to starting and maintaining a business in BC.

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      Canada
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      Early, Growth

      Board of Change

      Board of Change works to engage the business sector in the integration of sustainability into business practices and economic thinking. As a founding member of the Board of Change, Vancity recognizes the value of advancing Vancouver’s local, green economy.

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      Canada
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      Business Stage
      Early

      Building Technology Innovations

      BT Innovations’ mission is to accelerate and maximize the positive impact of innovative solutions in the real estate and construction industry. They specialize in helping companies of all sizes which are developing sustainable technologies and market innovations in the real estate and construction industry.

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      Canada, United States, International
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      Business Stage
      Early

      Business Model Canvas

      A simple one page business model template to help map out business viability.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Non Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Business Plan Writer

      The only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. The internationally recognized mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 2,800 volunteer mentors.

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      Canada
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      Business Stage
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      Canada Business Network

      Resource for starting and running a business in Canada.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Charity Village

      Connecting non-profits to potential employees.

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      Canada
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      Business Stage
      Early

      Community Futures

      Community Futures provides financing alternatives to small and medium enterprises when access to credit is a challenge to starting or growing their business, as well as other services and tools to help entrepreneurs and small business owners achieve their goals, including business support services, business planning advice, loans and self employment assistance.

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      Canada
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      Early, Growth

      Concierge Services

      Connecting small & medium size companies with federal programs that support innovation.

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      Canada, United States, International
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      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      How to Start a Startup

      Step by step guide on setting up your start up.

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      Canada
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      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Innovation Central

      Resource for tech startups in Northern BC providing programs and events.

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      Canada
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      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Innoweave

      Innoweave helps community organisations learn about assessing, implementing and understanding impacts

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      Early

      10 Carden

      10 Carden is a community hub offering not for profit groups, businesses and individuals affordable and accessible shared space.

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      Canada
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      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Ashoka

      To support social entrepreneurs who are leading and collaborating with changemakers, in a team of teams model that addresses the fluidity of a rapidly evolving society. Ashoka believes that anyone can learn and apply the critical skills of empathy, teamwork, leadership and changemaking to be successful in the modern world.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC Shellfish Growers Association

      BCSGA has been the voice of the shellfish industry for over 55 years.

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      Canada
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      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Board of Change

      Board of Change works to engage the business sector in the integration of sustainability into business practices and economic thinking. As a founding member of the Board of Change, Vancity recognizes the value of advancing Vancouver’s local, green economy.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      C100

      A short-term, intensive Silicon Valley program for technology-centric businesses at the starting and growing stages.

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      Canada
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      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Canadian Business Network

      Government guide with resources and information to help Canadians get their businesses going and growing.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Centre for Social Innovation

      CSI is catalysing social innovation in Toronto and globally, through co-working space and a community, and is currently home to over 1000 non-profits.

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      Canada
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      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Centre4Growth

      Centre4Growth operates with the main goal of helping your company grow revenue faster with the help of mentorship and global connections.

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      Canada
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      Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Coast Capital Savings

      Supporting local communities is important to Coast Capital Savings. Their promise is to help build a richer future for youth in communities and they’re looking to award Community Investment Grants to local non-profit and charitable organizations that can help them deliver on their promise.

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      Canada, United States, International
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      CoFounders Lab

      CoFounders Lab provides services to entrepreneurs and startups through its online platform. The company is currently one of the largest matchmaking service platforms for entrepreneurs in the world.

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      Canada
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      Communitech

      A hub that supports, fosters and celebrates a community of nearly 1,000 tech companies at all stages of growth and development from startups to rapidly-growing mid-sized companies and large global players.

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      Canada
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      For Profit, Not-For-Profit, Cooperative
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Community Economic Development Fund

      The mission of the Community Economic Development (CED) Funds is to contribute to financial security for Canadians and their communities through community economic development. The Funds support community economic development initiatives that lead to job creation and/or enhanced employability for marginalized populations.

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      Canada
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      Not-For-Profit
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      Early, Growth

      Community Investment Fund

      CIF invests in affordable housing and community enterprises in the region and on Vancouver Island, supporting local sustainable jobs, housing, economic and social opportunities.

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      Canada, United States, International
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      Business Stage
      Growth

      Entrepreneur Organization

      EO is the only global network exclusively for entrepreneurs. EO helps leading entrepreneurs learn and grow through peer-to-peer learning, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and connections to experts.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Forum for Women Entrepreneurs

      Mentorship & networking for female entrepreneurs.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Ashoka

      To support social entrepreneurs who are leading and collaborating with changemakers, in a team of teams model that addresses the fluidity of a rapidly evolving society. Ashoka believes that anyone can learn and apply the critical skills of empathy, teamwork, leadership and changemaking to be successful in the modern world.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC Tech Association

      Provides opportunities for the tech industry to collaborate, learn, and grow together and serves as a platform to grow the tech ecosystem, building programs and initiatives that uphold the core values: Be of Service, Succeed Together, Pay it Forward.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BCIC

      BC Innovation Council (BCIC) encourages the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC. They accelerate technology commercialization by supporting startups and developing entrepreneurs.

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      Canada, United States, International
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      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Business Model Canvas

      A simple one page business model template to help map out business viability.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      C100

      A short-term, intensive Silicon Valley program for technology-centric businesses at the starting and growing stages.

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      Canada
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      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Canadian Association of Family Enterprise

      The Canadian Association of Family Enterprise is a member driven National Association that is passionately committed to assisting families in business and building their pivotal contribution to the economy of Canada.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Canadian Social Enterprise Forum

      The Canadian Social Entrepreneurship Foundation brings a fresh, innovative, high impact and energetic contribution to the Social Entrepreneurship field. It’s focus on education, mentorship, networking and resourcing is critical to the growth of a flourishing social economy in Canada.

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      Canada
      Funding For
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      Business Stage
      Early

      Centre for Social Innovation

      CSI is catalysing social innovation in Toronto and globally, through co-working space and a community, and is currently home to over 1000 non-profits.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Clarity

      A platform helping you find customers, funding, press and mentors.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Communitech

      A hub that supports, fosters and celebrates a community of nearly 1,000 tech companies at all stages of growth and development from startups to rapidly-growing mid-sized companies and large global players.

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      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Growth

      Entrepreneur Organization

      EO is the only global network exclusively for entrepreneurs. EO helps leading entrepreneurs learn and grow through peer-to-peer learning, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and connections to experts.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Entrepreneurship@UBC

      E@UBC offers both e@UBC Accelerator and e@UBC Accelerator for Genomics and Life Sciences. Both are for UBC students only and equip participants the skills and tools needed to increase their chances of success.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Eudaimonia

      Eudaimonia is a seed stage investor and advisory firm that works with scalable impact- businesses and provides financial support as well as mentorship, executive team creation & coaching, strategy development, operational guidance and support through successive rounds of financing.

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      Canada
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      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Groundswell

      Groundswell is a training network for people starting alternatives-to-business together, and recreating the economy based on values of community and social impact.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Guide to Financing for Social Enterprise

      Resources supporting social enterprises in Canada through expanding market opportunities, promoting and demonstrating the impact, create a supportive regulatory framework, enhancing enterprise skills, ensuring access to capital and investment and animating networks and engagement.

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      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Accelerate Okanagan

      Accelerate Okanagan’s programs help startups and early stage technology companies accelerate their growth and maximize their opportunity by pairing them with a lead Executive in Residence to help guide and coach you through the program. Funding is available through their Fast Track program.

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      Canada
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      Early, Growth

      Acetech

      BC’s only not for profit organization formed by CEOs for CEOs of companies innovating with technology. ACETECH helps CEO’s lead better, grow faster and feel empowered by offering a growth strategy program; transformative event experiences; and a trusted peer group for ongoing support.

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      Canada
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      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Ashoka

      To support social entrepreneurs who are leading and collaborating with changemakers, in a team of teams model that addresses the fluidity of a rapidly evolving society. Ashoka believes that anyone can learn and apply the critical skills of empathy, teamwork, leadership and changemaking to be successful in the modern world.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC Business

      Guides to starting and maintaining a business in BC.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC Tech Association

      Provides opportunities for the tech industry to collaborate, learn, and grow together and serves as a platform to grow the tech ecosystem, building programs and initiatives that uphold the core values: Be of Service, Succeed Together, Pay it Forward.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BCIC

      BC Innovation Council (BCIC) encourages the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC. They accelerate technology commercialization by supporting startups and developing entrepreneurs.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      BuySmart Network

      The BuySmart Network is a central hub for people in business, government and non-profit organizations who are interested in learning and collaborating to advance sustainable purchasing and supply chain transformation. The Network offers Learning Events to help your business make more sustainable purchasing decisions.

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      Canada
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      Canada Business Network

      Resource for starting and running a business in Canada.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Canadian Association of Family Enterprise

      The Canadian Association of Family Enterprise is a member driven National Association that is passionately committed to assisting families in business and building their pivotal contribution to the economy of Canada.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Canadian Business Network

      Government guide with resources and information to help Canadians get their businesses going and growing.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Centre for Social Innovation

      CSI is catalysing social innovation in Toronto and globally, through co-working space and a community, and is currently home to over 1000 non-profits.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Centre4Growth

      Centre4Growth operates with the main goal of helping your company grow revenue faster with the help of mentorship and global connections.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      District Ventures

      We connect early-stage entrepreneurs in the food & beverage and health & wellness sectors with a network of peers, investors and business support. Their six-month program is designed to take companies to the next level.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      ECO Canada

      ECO Canada are building Canada’s environmental workforce, providing information on environmental news, jobs and resources.

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      Canada, United States, International
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      Business Stage
      Growth

      Endeavor

      Mentorship for CEOs of companies globally – mostly developing nations.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      A Social Innovation Primer

      A useful reference document with a background on social innovation.

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      Canada, United States
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Growth

      Arborview Capital

      Arborview Capital is focused on partnering with management teams to create significant value over 3 to 5 year investment periods. They focus on the industries of energy efficiency, resource efficiency, and renewable energy.

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      Canada
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      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Ashoka

      To support social entrepreneurs who are leading and collaborating with changemakers, in a team of teams model that addresses the fluidity of a rapidly evolving society. Ashoka believes that anyone can learn and apply the critical skills of empathy, teamwork, leadership and changemaking to be successful in the modern world.

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      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      B Corp

      B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Globally unified, their goal is to redefine success in business.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BCIC

      BC Innovation Council (BCIC) encourages the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC. They accelerate technology commercialization by supporting startups and developing entrepreneurs.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BDC Capital

      BDC Capital is a subsidiary of BDC and offers a full spectrum of specialized financing, including venture capital, equity as well as growth and business transition capital. They operate several venture funds dedicated to IT, healthcare, energy technology among other segments.

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      Canada, United States, International
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      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Blended Value

      Helpful resource that dives into the impact investing realm.

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      Canada
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      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Board of Change

      Board of Change works to engage the business sector in the integration of sustainability into business practices and economic thinking. As a founding member of the Board of Change, Vancity recognizes the value of advancing Vancouver’s local, green economy.

      Learn More
      Open To
      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Building Technology Innovations

      BT Innovations’ mission is to accelerate and maximize the positive impact of innovative solutions in the real estate and construction industry. They specialize in helping companies of all sizes which are developing sustainable technologies and market innovations in the real estate and construction industry.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Canadian Social Enterprise Forum

      The Canadian Social Entrepreneurship Foundation brings a fresh, innovative, high impact and energetic contribution to the Social Entrepreneurship field. It’s focus on education, mentorship, networking and resourcing is critical to the growth of a flourishing social economy in Canada.

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      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Enable Impact

      Enable Impact offers accredited investors access to private syndicates and curated deals, and helps social entrepreneurs raise capital in a more targeted and efficient way. It is a conduit and catalyst to activate incremental capital into the impact sector – helping to grow businesses that have a social purpose and mission – in a more efficient and effective way.

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      Canada
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      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Futurepreneur

      Futurpreneur Canada is the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39 for the last 2 decades.

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      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      GoFundMe

      The world’s largest social fundraising platform for personal causes and life-events.

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      United States
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      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Good Company Ventures

      Good Company Ventures is an accelerator designed for social entrepreneurs. Throughout the 12-week program entrepreneurs are guided through a series of expert and instructor panels, tactical workshops, peer-to-peer critique, and one-on-one coaching, culminating in an investor pitch event.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Groundswell

      Groundswell is a training network for people starting alternatives-to-business together, and recreating the economy based on values of community and social impact.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      BC Tech Co-op Grants

      BC Tech Co-op Grants Program is delivered through co-op departments at BC post-secondary institutions. It encourages student training and job readiness through work terms with small firms in tech or any companies hiring for tech roles. Employers are provided $2700 towards the student’s salary.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      BCIC Ignite

      BCIC Ignite provides funding to accelerate commercialization of new technologies and innovations in the natural resources and applied sciences in British Columbia. It provides awards of up to $300,000 to consortia that are conducting research projects that address a significant demonstrated problem faced by industry and will commercialize a proposed innovation within a 3-year timeframe.

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      Canada
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      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Growth

      Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program

      Canada’s Technology Fast 50 is about recognizing the best in Canadian entrepreneurship. Winners receive an increased media profile, industry credibility, and employee engagement. Eligibility Criteria: Revenue over CAD $5M in 2016 and four years or more in business

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      Canada, United States, International
      Funding For
      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Hult Prize

      World’s largest engine for the creation of for good, for profit startups emerging from universities. Flagship accelerator has a top prize of US$1M in funding.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      n100

      Northumberland, Ontario, Canada’s annual $100,000 startup competition.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      New Ventures BC

      The BCIC New Ventures Competition is a four-round business venture competition for early-stage BC entrepreneurs with a tech-focused idea. It features business education seminars, networking, mentoring, and a chance at $300,000 in cash and prizes.

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early

      Ready to Rocket

      Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles British Columbia technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth. Link to criteria: http://www.readytorocket.com/p/criteria.html

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      Canada
      Funding For
      For Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      Strategic Innovation Fund

      A new $1.26 billion innovation fund, suited for investing in R&D or growth, with good flexibility in the types of projects it will fund. Funding is up to 50% and depending on the project, might be repayable.

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      Canada
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      For Profit, Not-For-Profit
      Business Stage
      Early, Growth

      BC Bid

      Access, create, browse and compete on public sector opportunities anytime.

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