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Funding for Tech Entrepreneurs

These public and private investors invest in high-tech startups and may also offer mentorship and technology advice.

York Angel Investors
  • Accredited investors supporting early and mid-stage capital requirements

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BDC Business Development Bank of Canada – Vaughan
  • Provides small business loans (online application), financing for larger projects and business consultation services

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Keiretsu Forum Vaughan Chapter
  • Provides businesses with an audience of active angel investors through events

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Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)
  • Co-invests with the private sector to commercialize innovation from Ontario colleges, universities and research hospitals
  • Offers student entrepreneurship fellowships and programs

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National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP)
  • Helps small and medium-sized businesses develop new technologies with technical and business expertise, linking suppliers, customers and investors
  • Financially supports research and production development with commercial potential

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York Entrepreneurship Development Institute (YEDI) VC Fund
  • Collaborates with private investors, angel investor groups and VCs to help client ventures obtain investment

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