Actionable Insight

We’re here to help you navigate this new reality. A part of that is empowering you with information, opportunities, and resources. These resources have been vetted for quality and are updated by our team on a regular basis. Whatever stage you’re at, use these to manage your business. 

 

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General Resources

 

Thought Leadership

 

Entrepreneurship – Start to Scale

For CEOs
For CMOs
For CFOs
For CTOs
For HR leaders
Note: please consider Federal Government’s Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers before making layoff decisions
Investment & Funding
Other Resources for Entrepreneurs

 

Business Retention, Global Export and Trade

Sponsor Resources

We’re proud to partner with industry leaders who are bringing resources, services, discounts, and support to companies of all sizes during COVID-19. Visit their dedicated COVID-19 sites at the bottom of this page for more information and view some of their most relevant resources below.
  • Call Nelligan Law’s free Employment Law Helpline to provide quick answers and information related to all areas of employment law.
  • Check out Avison Young’s Canada specific commercial real estate economic reports (June 3)
  • MNP’s MPact COVID-19 specific edition provides insights on charting your course to recovery, maintaining a resilient culture, and defending your business against fraud.
  • Considering your export and international expansion options during COVID-19 recovery? EDC’s free Export Help gives you some of the answers you need to decide.

 

Talent and Remote Team Management

 

Innovation – R&D and Technology Development

Sponsors Step Up

Great companies have stepped-up in this time of need, including many of our corporate sponsors and community partners.  

Explore the insights, toolkits and resources they’ve made available: 

 

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Flex logo

BDC logo

Export Development Canada logo

LoganKatz Logo

 

rogers logo

 

microsoft logo

 

Hub logo

 

Cowan logo

survey monkey logo

 

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General Resources
Entrepreneurship – Start to Scale
For CEOs
  1. A guide for you to reference as your business re-establishes norms in the months ahead. Based on McKinsey’s checklist, but tweaked and adapted for tech start-ups. (Mar 24)
For CFOs
  1. Federal Wage Subsidy Calculator (April 6)
  2. The Ultimate Financial Guide to COVID-19: How to Protect Your Finances During the Coronavirus Crisis. (altruWisdom, Mar 18)
For CTOs
  1. 13 Helpful Cybersecurity Tips for Staff Working Remotely. A detailed list on how to stay safe online while working from home during the COVID-19 outbreak. (Comparitech, Mar 13)
For HR leaders
Note: please consider Federal Government’s Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers before making layoff decisions
  1. Temporary layoffs: What Canadian employers need to know during a pandemic (Norton Rose Fulbright, Mar 20)
  2. What to Think About When Considering Temporary Layoffs (McCarthy, Mar 16)
Investment & Funding
  1. PitchBook Analyst Note: Venture Capital in the Great Recession (free download) (PitchBook, April 25, 2019)
  2. Hockeystick’s database of Active Funders in Canada
Other Resources
  1. MaRs Discovery District Toolbox
  2. A summary of COVID-19 Federal Economic Stimulus Measures for Businesses and Workers (as of March 31, 2020)
Business Retention, Global Export and Trade
Innovation – R&D and Technology Development
Thought Leadership
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