We have compiled a wealth of internal and external resources to help you with your entrepreneurship journey. Please contact us if you cannot find what you need or let us know what can be added to this page to help your fellow entrepreneurs.
Resources from how to write a business plan, to how to register for a specific business licence.
- MaRS toolkit – templates, reference guides etc. on various business topics
- WindsorEssex Small Business Centre – tools & guides for entrepreneurs
- Kauffman Entrepreneurs – build your knowledge on entrepreneurship
- BizPal – Business Permit and License Information
- Canada Tariff Finder – allows Canadian exporters to check the tariffs applicable to a specific good in a foreign market
- AngelList – search tech & startup jobs, find new tech products and invest in startups
- Business tools and templates from BDC
- Free Social Enterprise 101 Training
- Adopt digital tools, technologies and services with Digital Mainstreet
- Merx- Source of Canadian contract opportunities (tenders)
Search for government grants and private funding from angel investors and VCs or start a crowdfunding project.
- Find Canadian Funding on Fundica
- Find Grants and Private Funding on Funding Portal
- Find Government Grants in Ontario
- Find an Angel Investor Group in Ontario
- Get financing from Futurpreneur Canada
- Connecting entrepreneurs, businesses and funders
- Grants Database from Pivot by Proquest
- Fundsnet Services-Find Foundations, Grants, Funding & Small Business Information (US)
- Canadian Federal Government Grants Calendar
Stay up to date on the latest COID-19 Resources
- Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
- Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)
- EDC Small Business Solutions
- BDC Co-Lending Program for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
- Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)
- Ontario Made (connecting consumers to local manufacturers)
- PPE supply chain
- COVID-19 Support For Businesses
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