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Business Resources: Stage Three

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Essential Resources

FedDev Ontario - Small Business Services

Government of Ontario

Small Business Services (SBS) is part of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). FedDev Ontario helps Ontario entrepreneurs access government business information and services.

Take Your Business Global

Government of Ontario

Selling your products and services outside of Canada is an excellent way to grow your business. Learn how.

Intellectual Property for Exporting Businesses

Government of Canada

Registering intellectual property in Canada provides protection only in Canada. Similar protection must also be sought in targeted export markets.

Grow Your Business Through Exporting

Government of Ontario

Resources for experienced exporters looking for help to expand into new markets.

Trade & Investment Agreements

Government of Canada

Discover new opportunities to expand your international footprint.

Exporting Goods for Canada: A Handy Guide

Government of Canada

Guide to exporting commercial goods from Canada:

Export guides and statistics

Government of Canada

Use these guides to help plan and diversify your international business footprint.

IP Academy

Government of Canada

Learning resources, seminars, and training about intellectual property such as patents, trademarks, and copyright.

The Guide to Online Export Resources

Government of Ontario

A convenient reference guide listing online sources of information on a variety of export-related topics.

Trade Sanctions and Restrictions

Government of Canada

Current sanctions imposed by Canada

Exporting Regulations

Government of Canada

Exporting processes can sometimes seem overwhelming. Learn how not to be overwhelmed.

Canada - EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreements

Government of Canada

A progressive trade agreement for a strong middle class

 

Funding and Finance

Active Funders in Canada

Hockeystick Startup Network

Canadian startups need funding now more than ever, so we created this resource. If you an active funder, please add yourself.

Funding and Grants for Exporters

Government of Canada

Financial support and resources for exporters. Includes programs such as: Early Stage Exporters Fund, Export Market Access Program, Ontario Exporters Fund, etc.

Find Funding

Fundica

A platform that matches entrepreneurs with private investors, public finance and advisors.

Business Support

Government of Canada

A resource that provides finance, guidance, mentoring and training to early-stage entrepreneurs based in Ontario.

Can Export

Government of Canada

Financial support for small and medium-sized enterprises development of new export opportunities.

Funding and Grants for Exporters

Government of Ontario

Get financial assistance to start exporting or grow your exporting business.

 

Countries and Markets

ASEAN

Brunei

Egypt

India

New Zealand

UAE

Australia

Canada

European Union

Japan

Nigeria

USA

Bangladesh

Chile

France

Malaysia

Peru

Vietnam

Brazil

China

Germany

Mexico

Singapore

 

Network

Global bid opportunity finder

GBOF

- Largest source of opportunities exclusively for Canadian companies. Single sign-on to access bid opportunities from 30+ sources, covering 200+ countries, and 5,000+ new opportunities daily

Support for Startups

Communitech

The Start & Scale Team is here to help you understand your business, commercialize your product and get you where you want to go.

Business Connection Platform

Export Development Canada

Connect with global companies and accelerate your international growth

Canadian Government Offices Abroad

Government of Canada

The government of Canada has offices in many countries around the world. Learn where they operate.

Learning Resources

 

Thrive Podcast

StartUp Canada

The THRIVE Podcast for Women Entrepreneurs is all about supporting YOU to start and build a thriving business.

Podcasts

StartUp Canada

For every entrepreneur

Webinar

BDC

Packed with real-life examples, these webinars will help you make better business decisions and achieve your business goals.

Podcast

The Art of Fail

Un-edited conversations with entrepreneurs, innovators

Visual Content

Visual Capatalist

New way to discover business opportunities and learn about investment trends.

Stories

Canada Foundation for Innovation

The mission is to build our nation’s capacity to undertake world-class research and technology development to benefit Canadians.