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The West Means Business: Overview of WINN

Nov 01 2013
By: boastcapital
Categories: Innovation Funding
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Western Canada Innovation InitiativeUPDATED: Second intake of applications are planned for Fall of 2014. Stay tuned!

If you’ve considered developing a new product or launching a new technology in Western Canada, now is the right time. In Oct 2013, the federal government announced its Western Innovation Initiative (WINN), a new funding program available to help innovators commercialize technology-based products, processes, and services. Over the next 5 years, WINN will provide up to $100M in repayable assistance to applicable small-to-medium businesses (SME’s).

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So You’re Successfully Claiming SR&ED…

Oct 25 2013
By: boastcapital
Categories: R&D Tax
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SRED financial advisingMany times, I’ve engaged a stakeholder or champion within an organization who has had some previous experience filing SR&ED claims. They have submitted—sometimes two, three, or more years in a row—and successfully received a claim. This is great, as it means they are already adding value to their company.

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Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play and Boast Capital Announce Startup Showdown in Vancouver on Nov 21st

Oct 18 2013
By: boastcapital
Categories: News
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Plug and Play CanadaOn Thursday, November 21st, Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play and Boast Capital will host Startup Showdown in Vancouver during Global Entrepreneurship Week. The event will be held at UBC Robson Square on 800 Robson St from 6-9pm. The top startups selected by the judges will receive a $25,000 investment plus 3-months of office space and mentorship in Silicon Valley.

Tickets are limited, register today.

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