Type of Program:
YEDI VC Fund provides funding to entrepreneurs (for-profit and not-for-profit businesses, including startups) upon completion of one of EDI's programs. The Fund acts as an intermediary step between the development/commercialization process and later stage investment to help achieve the necessary milestones for the next levels of investment. The Fund’s exit occurs once the venture has reached the necessary milestones and receives follow-on investment.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to $500,000.
When It Ends:
Applicants have the opportunity to showcase and pitch their projects at the exclusive Venture Fair for a chance to receive funding.
Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
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