The Market Readiness Co-Investment Fund provides direct investment to Ontario companies and passionate entrepreneurs with competitive/transformational IP building disruptive/next generation technologies to support their growth into scalable businesses.
Best suited for:
- Intellectual Property from an Ontario-based academic institution or part of a Campus Incubator/accelerator at Academic Institutes (Companies with their team /IP origins at a university (“university spin-out”), college or research hospital are also eligible, even if not campus affiliated.)
- Incorporated for no more than five years (Ontario or Canadian for-profit incorporation) and have principal operations in Ontario.
- Companies that have raised less than $1 million in third-party capital are eligible for their first MR investment.
- OCI supports early-stage companies that are raising pre-seed and seed investments (total round sizes range from $500,000 to $2 million).
Express your interest and see if this program is right for your business.
Other OCI Programs
Next Generation Network Program (NGNP)
Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP)
TalentEdge Internship Program (TIP) – NGNP
Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN)