Our Partners

We are sponsored by an incredible selection of companies that can support entrepreneurs and investors with their expertise and comprehensive service offerings. Interested in knowing more about becoming a partner? Click here for more information.

Platinum Investor Meeting Partners

This is your firm.

Aird & Berlis is proud to be one of Canada’s premier business law firms. We provide strategic legal and business advice in all principal areas of business law, including corporate finance, banking, insolvency and restructuring, energy, environmental, infrastructure/P3, technology, litigation, workplace law, municipal and land use planning, real estate and tax. 

Through strong technical skills, critical thinking, and creative approaches to practicing law, we provide our clients with a strategic advantage to leverage opportunities in the marketplace. 

We focus on your legal issues, so you can focus on your business.

For more information, please get in touch with Randy Williamson (rwilliamson@airdberlis.com) or Graham Topa (gtopa@airdberlis.com).

Support at every stage to manage growth

At BDO, our Emerging Technology team provides ongoing support to startup companies like yours. We use practical business techniques to solve problems and offer personalized taxaccounting, and advisory services to help you manage your company’s growth. Our team works with many technology community leaders, incubators, and accelerators across Canada.

We can help your business with: Government tax incentives; Assisting with back-office services, such as payroll, sales tax, and accounting; Financial statement compliance (review audits); Canadian, U.S., and international tax compliance; and Financial Advisory services.

To learn more about how we can support your company’s growth, visit BDO’s StartSmart bundle offerings or contact Alim Bhayani at abhayani@bdo.ca.

IP strategies that empower new businesses

Setting up a new business can be exciting, hectic, and unpredictable. Getting your IP properly protected from the outset will be vital to your future success. And nothing gives us greater pleasure than to be part of a start-up success story. Having the Marks & Clerk start-up team on board from the outset means you can take advantage of all our experience – technical and commercial – as you make your way to becoming the next unicorn!

At Marks & Clerk we have a vast network of professionals with expertise across a wide range of technology areas. So, whether your invention is in AI, molecular biology, 3D printingblockchain, or just about any other technology, we’ll have someone on our team with a deep understanding of that field.

We’ve worked with numerous tech start-ups and spin-outs, as well as with entrepreneurs – helping them identify, protect, enforce and maximize the value of their intellectual property. Many have secured investment or succeeded with other commercial aims as a result of our work.

For more information, please get in touch with Rebecca Silverhart at rsilverhart@marks-clerk.ca.

Direction, Confidence & Capability

Syrja and Associates Private Wealth Management is dedicated to enhancing the financial well-being of Canadians in Toronto. We believe a well-constructed financial plan should evolve as your life changes. Our focus is to understand your goals and develop a plan to reach them.

We are committed to preserving and growing your assets, planning for your retirement lifestyle, coordinating pensions, group benefits, and association benefits, reviewing deferred compensation plans and investment plans, ensuring long-term capital protection, managing your cash flow through retirement, protecting your assets in a tax-efficient way.

For more information, please get in touch with Scott Syrja at scott.syrja@igpwm.ca.

Canadian Startup Visa Program Business Case Processing

Startup Visa Services is a Toronto-based consulting firm employing professionals with over 100 years of hands-on experience combined. We assist to identify, prepare and polish a prospective business concept. Our team combines seasoned professionals from almost every major industry capable to give an expert opinion within a very short period of time. We are capable of finding the most creative angle of every idea. Our job is to put you ahead of the pack. On top, our experts will work out a set of business documents presenting you and your business concept in the most favorable light.

Our team will give you an unparalleled advantage and ultimately will get you accepted into a business organization designated by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. This acceptance alone will immediately open the doors for you and your entire family to the Canadian Permanent Residency through the Canadian Startup Visa Program.

Our team is equipped to handle your business case with multiple IT Analysts to vet any technology claims, with multiple Business Analysts to vet the business plan, with MBAs specializing in International Business, Accountants and support personnel with Accounting degrees to help verify projections and historic performance and award-winning Marketing experts and Marketing Analysts that can validate market research and analyze competitive research.

For more information, please get in touch with Slava Apel at processing@startupvisaservices.com.

Ecosystem Partners

We are also grateful for the support of the following Ecosystem Partners