How to Win Grants: Insider Tips from OKR Financial and Pocketed


Want to learn the basics of grant funding and how to best leverage this channel? Whether it’s confusion surrounding eligibility, lack of time, or both, today’s entrepreneurs often struggle to secure any of the $2.9 billion available in Canadian grant funding, much of which is underutilized due to the challenging grant ecosystem that start-ups and SMEs face. Most businesses don’t even know where to start.

Tailored to all companies looking to grow, this webinar will explore the challenges related to understanding and accessing grants, as well as mastering the next stage of the grant process: getting the growth capital you need on an accelerated timeline, under flexible terms, while building a successful scale and exit plan.

Hear from the experts directly! Join Bhavik Chauhan, VP Business Development and Marketing OKR Financial and Brianna Blaney, CEO and Co-Founder of Pocketed, to learn how to access the grant and up-front funding that fits your needs, including tips and tricks on how to make the process easier. We will host a Q&A session at the end, so prepare your questions and leave feeling like a non-dilutive funding master!


2:00 PM EDT


July 7th, 2021


Bhavik Chauhan, VP Business Development & Marketing 

Bhavik brings over 20 years of experience in business development and marketing to his role at OKR Financial. He is also the former managing director of Canada’s largest consulting firm in government funding and cost optimization.

Brianna Blaney, CEO & Co Founder

Over the past 9 years, Brianna has helped companies across Canada and the USA achieve their growth goals through people strategies. She has a proven entrepreneurial track record, launching her HR and recruitment services company in 2016 and successfully scaling it across Canada. Now Brianna is building Pocketed to help Canadian businesses easily access over $2.9B annually in grant funding with an intelligent matching platform and grant marketplace. 

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