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Startup Funding 201: Non-Dilutive Funding for Tech Driven Businesses

  • Terrace View Room - Global Business Centre 5th Floor 120 8 Avenue Southeast Calgary, AB, T2G 5P6 Canada (map)

Hosted by Startup Calgary


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Learn how to fund your tech startup using non-dilutive financing such as government grants and tax credits.

Funding is always a challenge for startups. There are seemingly a lot of options, from love money, angel investors, non–dilutive funding to everything in-between. That's why we launched our funding workshop series to educate you about what you need to know.

What you'll learn:

  • Recommendations on what to focus on from an entrepreneur who has leveraged non-dilutive funding programs
  • Overview of the Alberta Innovates vouchers
  • Overview of NRC IRAP funding
  • Brief mention of Mitacs, TECTERRA, ACAMP & SR&ED programs
  • How to write a strong funding application

Featured speakers:

  • Andrew Browne, Co-founder of TikTiks & Business Development Advisor for Startup Calgary and the Calgary Innovation Coalition
  • Karl Miller, Innovation Advisor - Concierge Service, National Research Council Canada
  • Jeff Christie, Chief Revenue Officer at Boast Capital

Directions to Terrace View Room

The Terrace View Room is located on the fifth floor of the Global Business Centre. The Global Business Centre is located at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre.

Directions:

Please enter through the North Calgary TELUS Convention Centre lobby (located at 136 8th Ave SE) , turn left at the customer service desk. From the customer service desk you will walk to the right of the escalator and walk straight ahead to the elevator on the right hand side. Take the elevator to the fifth floor to reach the Terrace View Room.

Directions from the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Parkade:
The Calgary Parking Authority runs a 433-stall underground parkade (Lot 60) at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (located at 727 – 1st Street SE). From the parkade you will take the elevator to the lobby. Once off the elevator, turn right and walk around the customer service desk. From the customer service desk you will walk to the right of the escalator and walk straight ahead to the elevator on the right hand side. Take the elevator to the fifth floor to reach the Terrace View Room. 

Startup Community Membership

We launched a free Startup Calgary Community Membership to help you stay on top of community events, resources and updates. Members receive exclusive discounts and a free downloadable version of our Startup Community 101 deck. You can sign-up here: https://community.startupcalgary.ca/