Calgary, AB and Halifax, NS, April 22, 2021 – As OKR Financial continues to strengthen its presence in Atlantic Canada, they have now teamed up with Volta to support the region’s vibrant and growing innovation ecosystem. The first order of business will be to power Volta’s quarterly pitch competitions, which are a valuable way for entrepreneurs to refine their pitch decks, engage with audiences, and receive feedback from industry experts and potential investors. OKR Financial will have a seat on the judging panel, providing expert advice to emerging companies trying to grow, scale and exit.
The partnership will also include workshops, lunch and learns, informative blog posts, and consulting office hours which allow OKR Financial to provide valuable insights and resources for Volta’s network of entrepreneurs. It also provides a direct line to OKR Financial’s non-dilutive financing options for Volta’s members.
The first partnership webinar will be held on June 16th and will showcase how non-dilutive financing is an essential solution for start-up companies to grow their business without giving up equity to raise capital. Everyone is welcome to attend, click here to register.
OKR Financial is one of Canada’s leading debt and equity financing providers, enabling growing companies to leverage their tax credits and other government incentives so they can continue to grow and scale while they await funding. The partnership represents OKR Financial’s continuing commitment to support the entire Canadian start-up community from coast to coast, and across the pond.
Volta, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is the largest innovation hub east of Montreal. Focused on creating a space where members of the regional innovation ecosystem can work, connect and grow, Volta provides access to Co-Working space, programming, mentorship, resources and events. Volta has been home to more than 100 start-up companies through the Volta Residency Program, creating more than 300 jobs and raised a combined total of over $100-million in equity financing Learn more at http://www.voltaeffect.com/
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 Tax credits and Government funded programs, providing the pathway to equity financing when companies are ready to scale up. For more information visit https://okrfinancial.com/