Ownr, Staples, Shopify, Moneris launch $200,000 fund for entrepreneur hopefuls
Toronto-based startup Ownr, which offers a solution allowing users to register or incorporate a business in Canada, has partnered with Shopify, Moneris Solutions, and Staples to launch a $200,000 fund for aspiring entrepreneurs. A spokesperson for Ownr told BetaKit Shopify, Moneris Solutions, Staples, and Ownr each committed $50,000 to the fund. “Canada Starts is one way for us to provide direct financial assistance to new Canadian entrepreneurs,” McIsaac added. Recipients will be announced on November 1 and profiled on the Canada Starts website. Applicants must provide their business concept, how the grant funding will be used, a copy of their business plan.