Updated on March 15, 2023
If your company is looking for financing and has a sales figure of a million dollars or more, the Objective: Financing event, organized by the Acclr experts of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal, is a must for you. Here are six good reasons to take part.
1. To save time
We know that time is a precious commodity. Seeking financing is often time consuming. By taking part in Objective: Financing, you’ll be able to meet up to 10 funders over the course of one morning. You’ll avoid endless hours of searching, appointments, and travel time.
After these meetings, you’ll know which funders could help your project and you’ll have already established contact with them. This will allow you to focus on them.
2. To find financing in your sectors of activity and for all types of projects
You’ll have the chance to meet funders who are open to a range of industries and types of projects, whether you are thinking of expanding your team, opening new offices, acquiring new equipment, piercing new markets, increasing your level of production, and more. The possibilities are nearly endless.
3. To find the right type of financing
On average, between 15 and 20 funders  take part in each Objective: Financing event. Whether for venture capital, a network of investors, governmental programs, bank financing, credits for research and development, grant searches, etc., you’ll find the right funder for you and you’ll have solid contacts to support you in your efforts.
4. To hear financing experts
At the Objective: Financing event, you’ll hear a panel of financing experts discuss the best practices in seeking financing and the mistakes to avoid. What are the factors that can increase your chances of success with funders? What are the pitfalls to avoid? Take advantage of their expertise to learn more on the subject and how to effectively prepare for your individual meetings.
5. To find answers to your questions
Is the search for financing a foreign concept for you? Don’t know where to start? Feeling overwhelmed? The discussion panel and individual meetings with the funders you have chosen will guide you and teach you more on the subject in direct relation to your company and your sectors of activity.
6. To increase your network of contacts
You’ll be able to meet people from businesses that, just like yours, are seeking financing. Some are just beginning their search while others have a lot of experience in the matter. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet people who are dealing with the same challenges you are. Who knows, you might get advice that will help you in your search for financing!
If you have any questions, contact one of our experts at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 514 496-4636.
Check the dates for our next Objective: Financing events on our website by clicking here.
 The number of funders may vary from one event to the next.