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OKR Financial and Haltech establish partnership to cultivate startup ecosystem in Halton Region

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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
OKR Financial operates a family of private funds since 2015 that provides non-dilutive financing solutions to Canadian SME’s by leveraging Federal & Provincial SR&ED tax credits and Government funded programs. Providing the pathway to equity financing when companies are ready to scale up.

About Haltech

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.

Disclaimer: Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual. All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only.

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