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Nov 16, 2022

Money Talks Series

Are you a cleantech start-up with an emerging technology? Perhaps you want to grow your business or secure additional capital? Maybe you are at a later stage, have customers and are generating revenue and are ready to scale up your business? 

CRIN's Innovation Central provides a platform where innovators can showcase their emerging technologies. By providing visibility, new partnerships and collaborations, funding and investment, vital knowledge-sharing can take place. 

Submit your project description to be included as one of CRIN's Innovation Solutions

Are you an industry expert or investor with a keen interest in oil and gas cleantech projects at various stages of technical readiness levels and stages of development? We encourage you to visit Innovation Central to learn more about investable projects that will help Canada meet its economic, net zero and other environmental goals. 

We also encourage you to complete the investor intake form to help ensure we understand the types of projects consistent with your portfolio goals and to facilitate targeted, warm introductions to cleantech solution developers.

Complete the Investor Intake Form

Visit Innovation Central to view current project solutions.

CRIN’s Money Talks is a bi-weekly informational series featuring public and private funders and investors to help you navigate various financial assistance programs available for researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and start-up technology companies in Canada.

Money Talks - The Accelerators

Enter the Startup Accelerator.

By joining an accelerator program, a startup gains access to valuable resources to help them along their entrepreneurial journey. Accelerators can assist innovators with business plans, provide mentorship and enable funding opportunities.

Join us to learn about the advantages of accelerator programs and see if it's the right fit for your business.

Join us at our following Money Talks events:

February 1, 2023 – Provincial Funding programs

February 15, 2023 – Government incentives for innovative development

November 30, 2022: Money Talks - Venture Capital Funding 


Mike MellrossAlbert EcoTrust

Erin Madro, Evok Innovations

Rob Dawson, BluMaple Capital

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November 16, 2022: Money Talks - Venture Capital Funding 


Paul Colucci, Pillar Four Capital

Nishka Gupta, ARC Financial

Michael Ciaramella, Longbow Capital

Michael HebertNGIF

Key Resources:

November 2, 2022: Money Talks - Federal and National Funding Programs


Todd Tougas, Senior Business Officer for Business Investments, Prairies Economic Development Canada

John Adams, President & CEO, Natural Gas Innovation Fund Capital Corporation (NGIF)

Sam Wasson & Thomas Hamade, Canada Revenue Agency, Scientific Research and Experimental Development

Key Resources:

October 19, 2022: Money Talks - Federal Funding Programs


Graham Allen – Manager, Investments and Partnerships, Office of Energy Research & DevelopmentNatural Resources Canada / Government of Canada

Arvinder Kainth – Industrial Technology Advisor, Industrial Research Assistance Program (Prairies), National Research Council Canada/Government of Canada

Jennifer D’Aoust - Ecosystems Lead, Sustainable Development Technology Canada

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October 5, 2022: Money Talks - Public & Private Funding 


Cheri Corbett, Investor, Climate Tech Fund, BDC

Mary Khounphet, Team Lead, Clean Growth Hub

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September 21, 2022: Money Talks 101 - An Overview, Entrepreneurial Landscape & Language


Kevin Krausert, CEO & Co-Founder, Avatar Innovations

Christina LopezCFA, Managing Director, Investment Banking, National Bank Financial Inc.

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