Additional Tools & Resources

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BANK OF CANADA (BDC)

The BDC Small Business Loan offers small business loans up to $50,000 to eligible Canadian citizens or permanent residents of the age of majority operating businesses open for at least 24 months.


Connected North

Connected North helps you find services to connect in Northern Ontario. Living in Northern Ontario can be tough when it comes to finding services. Stay connected to the office, to loved ones and to the rest of the world.


CANADA BUSINESS NETWORK

Entrepreneurs often report that getting financing is the most challenging aspect of starting or growing a business. If you are looking for money for your business, you should start by learning about the different types of financing that are available. You can then decide which one best suits your needs.



FUNDING PORTAL

A free search tool that allows exploration of all funding opportunities.


MARS

Early-stage capital can be critical to your venture’s success. MaRS offers a range of products and services to help you find the funding you need to grow your business. MaRS offers four in-house funding programs: Embark FundingEmbedded Executive Funding ProgramMaRS Catalyst Fund, and the Investment Accelerator Fund. Additionally, they offer the privately funded ArcTern Ventureswww.marsdd.com


MUSKOKA FUTURES

Muskoka Futures offers loans to eligible business owners in Muskoka to assist with BEAM projects and for technology purposes. Loans are generally limited to $150,000.


NEOnet FedNor STAMP

A FedNor grant known as STAMP (Small Business Technology Assessment Monitoring and Planning) has now been expanded to include businesses in Parry Sound Muskoka. STAMP assists businesses to address information and communication technology (ICT) obstacles, such as a lack of IT knowledge and/or capital for internal technological assessments and upgrades. This grant is for established businesses operating on a full-time basis as well as established seasonal businesses, such as tourism operations. Hobby and part-time businesses are not eligible.