Invest Ottawa delivers economic development programs and initiatives that increase entrepreneurial momentum, wealth and jobs in the City of Ottawa and its surrounding region.
- Frequently Asked Questions when starting a new business
- 30-minute business consultation with an Invest Ottawa Business Advisor
- Seminars and Events
Exploriem develops and accelerates start-ups and other enterprises by providing exceptional entrepreneurial services to its members. Its goal is to mentor, teach, conduct research, hold events and network.
The CodeFactory offers a professional environment from a virtual office to video and a podcasting studio as well as other Co-working, Hot Desks and Meeting Rooms all close to many great downtown amenities.
Mercury Grove is a startup accelerator in Ottawa, Canada where great ideas grow into sustainable businesses powered by people who are changing the world.
Services for Starting a Business from the Canadian Government
Resources for Starting a Business in Ontario
Canada Youth Business Foundation:
Ottawa Community Loan Fund:
SR&ED Tax Credits:
Summer Company Entrepreneurship Program:
- INC. Magazine’s “How to Find an Angel” Article
Rules and Regulations
Other Web Resources
Blogs and Articles: Best Start-up Books
- From Amazon
- From Chapters
Entrepreneurship Lessons from Stanford
Entrepreneurship Lessons from Berkeley
Business Plans and Business Models
- Sample Business Plans: Bplans.com
- How to Write a Business Plan: PlanWare