Summer SR&ED activities

In a recent article, Ross Cooper of Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) discussed how the slow days of summer are ripe for SR&ED activities as companies are slowing or shutting down production and attending to pesky ongoing production, machinery and… Read more »

Why Venture Capital is so Important

Greg Smith, president of Canada’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA), described the current landscape of Canadian entrepreneurship: “Canada has an historic opportunity to become an innovation leader by making major investments that enable our best technology businesses to… Read more »

Venture Capital Fundraising Concerns in Canada

According to 2011 year-end figures from the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, a four-year high of $1.5 billion from VC was disbursed to Canadian startups last year.  Although this was the highest level since 2008, this was far… Read more »

SR&ED – Essential To Canadian Manufacturers

The current economic recession has proven to hit even harder than many economists anticipated. An estimated 129,000 Canadians lost their jobs in January alone, of which Statistics Canada reports that Ontario workers lost a staggering 71,000. Alberta, once a thriving,… Read more »

Free SR&ED Seminar – Friday, March 6, 2009

On Friday, March 6th 2009, Northbridge Consultants will be holding another free breakfast seminar, to provide a useful information sessoin on the SR&ED program.  The seminar will be held at the Waterloo Inn Conference Hotel.  Details can be found at… Read more »