The Pathway to Innovation Funding in 2019
Thursday, September 19 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
ATB Entrepreneur Centre, Calgary
With 125+ (!!!) federal and provincial innovation funding programs – how does a
technology driven business determine which funding programs fit their R&D, test/demonstration, market launch 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, and, as importantly, the pathway to securing innovation funding.
This presentation will overview the innovation funding landscape and highlight the main innovation funding programs and discuss the pathway through the funding landscape, and, 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.
About the Speaker:
Eileen Ashmore, MBA, CMC is a Technology Funding Specialist and a Certified Management
Consultant with CMC Canada 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, apply viability and growth 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 and Distribution Systems and 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 in this session is geared towards intermediate or advanced technology 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.