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10 Tips for Grant Writing Success

Jul 16 2014
By: boastcapital
Categories: Business Resources, Innovation Funding
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grantwritingsuccessimageWriting applications for non-dilutive funding? Learn 10 tips for grant writing success. 
 

Douglas Hagedorn has leveraged a number of innovation grants from Alberta Innovates Tech FuturesTECTERRA and more to fund his technology company Tactalis. Tactalis creates tablet computers with tactile feedback that help people who are blind and visually impaired explore, create and share interactive digital media.

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What are Interactive Digital Media Tax Credits?

Jul 02 2014
By: boastcapital
Categories: Innovation Funding
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The government of Canada provides tax credits for digital media projects such as game development, educational software, animated simulators and more. Digital media tax credits are offered for qualifying companies permanently located in British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island as well.

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Alberta Innovates Tech Futures Updates Voucher Programs

Jun 24 2014
By: boastcapital
Categories: Business Resources, Innovation Funding, News
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Photo Credit: Alberta Innovates

Alberta Innovates Tech Futures (AITF) is part of the research and innovation ecosystem that is helping to build healthy and sustainable businesses in Alberta. The government-funded organization offers a variety of programs and services to help SME’s, entrepreneurs, researchers and investors develop and commercialize local technology.

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Your SR&ED Claim Checklist

Jun 11 2014
By: boastcapital
Categories: SRED Resources
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sredclaimchecklistNot sure if your company can claim that big project you’re team is working on? Take a moment to review our SR&ED claim checklist to determine whether you’re eligible, and then answer the remaining questions  so you can have your items ready for your next claim.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Everything You Need to Know About SR&ED Tax Credits

May 27 2014
By: boastcapital
Categories: Innovation Funding, News, SRED Resources
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Boast Capital SR&ED logoThe Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit is Canada’s most popular R&D funding program. In 2012, this program provided over $3.6B to over 23,000 companies. If your fiscal year end is December, you only have about 30 more days to claim any expenditures incurred in 2012. We’ve attempted to simplify this sometimes-complicated tax credit for you in the infographic below.

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Working on Your R&D? Review the 2014 SR&ED Program Changes

May 22 2014
By: boastcapital
Categories: SRED Resources
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SRED program changes

With the June claim deadline quickly approaching for claiming 2012 SR&ED expenditures* we thought we’d give you a reminder of the SR&ED program changes affecting your work today. Here’s a brief overview of the program changes that were implemented Jan 1, 2014 you’ll need to keep in mind as you work through your R&D projects for the remainder of the year:

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We Need Your Help: Vote for National Startup Canada Awards

May 16 2014
By: boastcapital
Categories: News
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Some of our Calgary team members at Startup Canada Awards Prairie Reception

Last night we attended the Startup Canada Awards reception for the Prairie Region. Our team graciously accepted the award for Professional Services Firm of the Year for our community-building efforts and support. We are so honoured to have won this award! Congratulations to all of the other award winners and runners-up!

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