Guest post written by Max Fawcett. This article originally appeared on the Canadian Digital Media Network website.
Over the last few years, the energy sector has been the driving force behind the Canadian economy. Meanwhile, the high-tech sector has seen some of its brightest stars fade, even as startup activity has skyrocketed. But on Oct. 28, the two will meet in Calgary as part of the Canada 3.0 program at the annual Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum (CESCF), to build relationships and develop networks that could help both sides solve each other’s problems.
Henry Kutarna, Executive Director of the Alberta Deal Generator. Photo Credit: Calgary Herald
Boast Capital and Alberta Deal Generator (“ADG”) are pleased to announce their strategic partnership to help companies maximize R&D tax credits and make ADG investments go further.
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.
Photo credit: @vchan
Plug and Play Canada and Boast Capital co-hosted Startup Showdown 2.0 in Vancouver last Wednesday, June 11. Over 200 local startup community members cheered on 14 local startups as they battled for investment and a mentorship opportunity in Silicon Valley.
The Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit is Canada’s most popular R&D funding program. In 2013, this program provided over $3.4B to over 22,000 companies. We’ve attempted to simplify this sometimes-complicated tax credit for you in the infographic below (and updated the content on October 14, 2014).