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A Comprehensive Guide to Tax Credits and Grants for Women Founders in 2023

7 March 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Women and underrepresented startup founders still face challenges that their male counterparts do not, including a persistent funding disparity between male- and women-owned businesses.

In honour to celebrate March 8 as International Women’s Day, join us and R&D Partners in this informative and empowering webinar, where we will cover the following topics.

-Grasping the array of Government grant options for women entrepreneurs in Canada and the necessary steps for grant application success
-Overcoming obstacles to secure non-dilutive funding and developing a winning fundraising approach
-Maximizing your SR&ED tax credits through proven strategies

Speaker: Sahar Ansary, M. Eng.
Partner at R&D Partners

Sahar has assisted hundreds of small to large-sized organizations across Canada with the SR&ED and E-business tax credit programs for over fourteen years and has led the work on over $70M in related claims.

An entrepreneur herself, Sahar co-founded Fundica, an award-winning funding search solution that connects small businesses to relevant funding opportunities. Sahar is also a Founding Member and Executive of the Montreal chapter of Women of MENA in Technology and a Mentor for both the McGill X-1 Accelerator and V1 Studio.

Sahar attended McGill University and Concordia University where she received her Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering degrees, respectively. She is also a member of the Order of Engineers of Quebec.


7 March 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm