SmartStart Seed Fund

Ontario Centres of Excellence • Applies only to: Ontario

You could be eligible for a grant of up to $70,000 to move your tech or innovation-based business through its validation stage. You could also receive $7,500 towards the costs of business training and other professional support services.

You need to:

  • Be a first-time applicant to this funder
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Meet the specific age requirements
  • Own an incorporated Ontario-based start-up
  • Own your intellectual property
  • Match the main funding 1:1
  • Obtain an endorsement

Other conditions apply.

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