MaRS helps high-impact, growth-ready Canadian ventures succeed
We offer a broad range of services to help you take your startup business to the next level, all at no cost to you.
MaRS works with over 1,000 innovative ventures in Canada, with the goal of turning breakthrough ideas into successful, global companies.
Is your company the right fit?
To work with MaRS, your venture must align with one of our key sectors:
Programs tailored for you
Based on your company’s current stage of development, we assign your startup or scale-up to the program that is right for you:
- Less than $1 million revenue
- Testing minimum viable product in market
- Refining problem/solution fit
- $1-5 million revenue
- Have market traction
- Expanding business—nationally or globally
- Over $5 million revenue
- Have significant market traction
- High rates of annual revenue growth
How MaRS helps
Once you are assigned to the appropriate program, these are the services that MaRS provides to help your venture succeed.
START AND GROW PROGRAMS
The START program advises ventures on generating early revenue, attracting seed-stage capital and building a strong team.
The GROW program helps emerging ventures with revenue growth, new customer acquisition and talent recruitment, and supports them in raising Series A capital.
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This program supports scaling ventures (those with annual revenues in excess of $5M) with their quick climb up the revenue growth ladder, helping them make critical connections to customer, capital and talent networks. Building on our suite of Grow program offerings, we will tailor our services to help your company meet important growth milestones. Our advisors will work closely with your executive team to create a program specific to your company’s unique needs, providing you with customized tools and solutions to propel your company along its growth track.
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