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Sourcing Founder-Friendly Capital For Your Startup With Easly

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join our expert-moderated roundtable discussion with Easly, leveraging their expertise to accelerate your business growth.

Join ventureLAB for a roundtable discussion on sourcing founder-friendly capital for your startup moderated by our expert, Easly, and a few of the innovative founders they work with.

Easly is Canada’s premier Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) financing provider and has deployed over $145M to more than 275 companies across the country.

The roundtable will be facilitated by Nikhil Rodye, Director at Easly, who has a decade of experience helping SMEs secure funding and is also an investor. He will be joined by Easly client Jeff Golfman, a seasoned, award-winning entrepreneur and the founder and president of The Raw Office. Jeff will speak about his experience sourcing funds for his startups and the strategic benefits of utilizing Easly’s SR&ED advances.

We will discuss:

  • The current funding environment (liquidity crisis)
  • Addressing startups’ aversion to debt
  • Considerations when sourcing capital
  • How SR&ED financing works
  • Real-life SR&ED financing use cases from founders

Whether you’re looking to extend your runway before your next raise or fund a specific project, SR&ED financing is a powerful solution available to innovative Canadian companies. Join us to learn how it works from the experts in this roundtable discussion.


  • 12:00 – 12:30 PM – Pizza Social & Networking
  • 12:30- 1:15 PM – Discussion: Sourcing founder-friendly capital for your startup
  • 1:15- 1:30 PM- Q&A

Interested in a one-on-one meeting with Nikhil? Register for the event to express your interest, and we will work with you to set up a one-on-one meeting after the roundtable between 2:00 – 5:00 PM.

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3600 Steeles Ave. E., Room A104
Markham, ON L3R 9Z7 Canada