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We are pleased to announce our new partnership with Haltech, one of 17 regional innovation centres in Ontario that is dedicated to supporting startups in the Haltech region. OKR Financial will lead education sessions, support events and provide financing to startups in Haltech’s community.
Events include regular learning seminars about venture debt, leveraging and navigating government funding programs, and helping discover channels for startups to successfully acquire capital investments. Participating in the #Hi5 Pitch Competition allows us at OKR to share our knowledge of finance with entrepreneurs, who can also find us through weekly 1:1 mentorship sessions for continued guidance.
Haltech’s focus on female leaders participating in entrepreneurship is recognized by the startup community. As diverse and inclusive investors, OKR Financial shares Haltech’s vision of supporting women and women identified founders to realize their business’ potential. We are positive that through our investment and education, OKR Financial can encourage a more diverse group of entrepreneurs to take lead and build companies all over Ontario.
About OKR Financial
Haltech is one of 17 Regional Innovation Centres (RICs) across the province of Ontario. It is a non-profit corporation backed by the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, and corporate sponsors – Supporting a strong, innovative economy that can provide jobs, opportunities, and prosperity for all Ontarians. Haltech’s services include educational seminars and workshops, comprehensive business advising, support for product development, information and guidance on investment and funding opportunities, pitch exhibitions and business promotion, entrepreneurship development workshops and extensive networking.
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