CABI News and Events

CABI's New President Announced
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In the News...

CABI Member Extreme Venture leads $2 million USD in seed funding for Canadian Start-Up”. Wagepoint, an HR tech company specializing in online payroll, today announced $2 million USD in seed funding led by venture capital firm Extreme Venture Partners, with Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agencies (ACOA) as well as Canadian and US angel investors. More »

CABI is happy to announced the expansion of designated business incubators/accelerators to the start-up visa program through CIC. These organizations represent the strength of support and opportunity for entrepreneurs in Canada - Gail Gillian-Bain President of CABI More »

Startup Canada Day on the Hill is the most influential entrepreneurship event in Canada – a collaboration of Canada’s entrepreneurial community and partnering political and government leaders More »

NBIA seeks a talented leader who can take the organization’s global work in advancing business incubation/acceleration and entrepreneurship to the next level More »


The Big Impact of Small Business

Industry Canada's "Key Business Statistics," provides current data highlighting the significant impact of this sector on the Canadian economy. Key metrics about business startup levels, job creation and contribution to GDP are given

Links to several Industry Canada reports are listed below.

Financing Statistics, Special Edition: Key Small Business Statistics A reference document on the state of financing for Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

SME Profiles - Short reference documents on specific segments of the small business marketplace. Provides detailed profiles of the financial/ownership structure and types of financing used by a segment targeted.