Aurora Project is a team of qualified consultants with a wealth of education and experience in settlement services and immigration as well as business start-up and development. Our mission is to provide supportive and educational services to newcomer entrepreneurs as they navigate the complexities of Canadian business from its earliest stages until after it has become established.
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
BDC is a B Corp certified bank. B Corps are businesses that act to benefit society as a whole rather than focus only on making profits. Services they offer – consulting, coaching for small businesses, financing, human resources for small business, sales and marketing for small business, strategic planning for small business.
Community Futures Triple R
Community Futures is a non-profit that is able to provide business advisory services, such as assistance with business planning and research. We also have a loans fund that start-ups and existing business can access. We also offer some community development services such as some pathfinding and strategic planning.
Export Development Canada
Export Development Canada has been Canada’s export credit agency since 1944. Our job is to support and develop Canada’s export trade by helping Canadian companies respond to international business opportunities. We are a self-financing Crown corporation that operates at arm’s length from the government.
Futurpreneur Canada has been fueling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprise for two decades. We are the only national, non-proﬁt organization that provides ﬁnancing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Our internationally recognized mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 3,000 volunteer mentors.
North Forge Technology Exchange
We are North Forge Technology Exchange – an innovation-based economic development agency and a powerhouse community to fuel Manitoba’s innovation economy providing entrepreneurs with award-winning mentors, rockstar subject matter experts and a four-stage startup program. Armed with Canada’s largest non-profit fabrication lab, we operate out of 27,000 square feet across Innovation Drive and Innovation Alley in Winnipeg, Canada.