Maximizing Innovation Funding in 2019
Thursday, January 17 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
ATB Entrepreneur Centre, Calgary
With 110+ federal and provincial innovation funding programs – how does a technology driven business determine which funding programs are a best fit for their R&D, test/demonstration and pre-commercialization work? This presentation will appeal to intermediate or advanced technology driven companies that are contemplating or are in development, test/demonstration and/or pre-commercialization so that they gain a working knowledge of their funding options.
This presentation will give an overview of the innovation funding landscape and highlight the main innovation funding programs and discuss what it takes to prepare an impactful, winning submission by 1) creating a plan of attack, 2) developing a killer strategy, and, 3) Overcoming the obstacles to securing innovation funding.
The Speaker: Eileen Ashmore Eileen MBA, CMC is a Technology Funding Specialist who works with technology driven businesses to assist them prepare innovation funding submissions along with the supporting business documents required by funders. Supporting business documents include your business plan, marketing/sales plan, financial projections, market assessment and competitor analysis research – all to prove out the business model and future viability of the business.
In today’s competitive financial markets, funders, financiers and seed capital investors are looking for technology driven businesses with growth potential. Eileen Ashmore works with you to prepare innovation funding, financing and seed capital submissions in a way that significantly increases the odds of securing funding, financing and/or investment.
Eileen Ashmore has 30+ years management consulting experience and has worked with hundreds of B2B companies. Eileen has an MBA specializing in Marketing & Distribution Systems & holds the Certified Management Consulting (CMC-Canada) designation. With Eileen Ashmore’s expertise and experience with B2B-SME’s, you’ll become quickly oriented to what you need to do to move forward with securing innovation funding.
Learning Level: The level of entrepreneurship this session is for intermediate or advanced technology driven companies that are contemplating or are in development, test/demonstration and/or pre-commercialization so that they gain a working knowledge of their funding options.