Brad Feld, managing director at the Foundry Group and investor, provides his insights and thoughts on the Entrepreneurial ecosystem.
C100 is a non-profit, member-driven organization that supports Canadian technology entrepreneurship through mentorship, partnership and investment.
Communitech is the Waterloo Region’s hub for the commercialization of innovative technologies. Through various programs and services, Communitech provides support to tech companies at all stages of their growth and development.
Crunchbase is the world’s most comprehensive dataset of start-up activity with over 650,000 profiles of entrepreneurs and companies that are maintained by tens of thousands of contributors.
DecisionPoint is a premier M&A Advisory firm located in Charlotte, North Carolina, the second largest banking center in the US. Through their Resource Centre, they provide data and insight on the technology and water industry.
MaRS, Toronto’s Regional Innovation Centre (RIC), creates easy access to information and tools needed to start and grow a business.
Entrepreneurship.org provides education tools, informative channels and a popular events section that gives entrepreneurs the ability to connect.
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation focuses on entrepreneurship and education, with various programs and initiatives designed for starting and growing businesses.
Fasken Martineau Start-Up Program
The Fasken Martineau Start-Up Program is a one-year program designed to help early-stage companies of all industry sectors in navigating the challenges experienced in the starting phase.
The Funding Portal
The Funding Portal provides entrepreneurs with a comprehensive view of all private financing and government funding sources – plus services and experts to assist in securing funding.
FundRazr is a Canadian crowdfunding site that allows users to set up crowdfunding pages and/or embed fundraising apps on their Facebook pages to raise money for a variety of causes.
Futurpreneur provides financing, mentorship and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39.
ITbusiness.ca provides informative, incisive and unbiased coverage on Canada’s Information Technology industry, through case studies, news stories and trend overviews.
MEDEC is the national association created by and for the Canadian medical technology industry. MEDEC is the primary source for advocacy, information and education on the medical technology industry.
Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs
The Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs’ comprehensive database covers topics such as starting, financing and growing a business for Entrepreneurs in Ontario.
Quirky allows inventors to submit their ideas, while also assisting them in the development process. The company’s website lets people sell their inventions in an online shop or several retail stores.
Series Seed provides a standardized set of documents that can be quickly and easily deployed for a seed investment: to help get a company financed properly, legally, quickly and intelligently.
Shopify is an e-commerce platform that enables individuals and businesses to create online stores.
Startup Canada is a network working to build an environment for entrepreneurship in Canada, through online platforms, grassroots start-up communities, and cross-sector initiatives.
Techvibes is dedicated to covering social, mobile, and start-up news that impacts Canadians. The Techvibes community boasts tens of thousands of followers across various social media channels.
The TiE Institute
The TiE Institute has developed and offers courses based on the entrepreneurial life cycle that are led by successful and experienced entrepreneurs.