CABI News and Events

CABI's New President Announced
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CABI Member Extreme Venture leads $2 million USD in seed funding for Canadian Start-Up”. Wagepoint, an HR tech company specializing in online payroll, today announced $2 million USD in seed funding led by venture capital firm Extreme Venture Partners, with Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agencies (ACOA) as well as Canadian and US angel investors. More »

CABI is happy to announced the expansion of designated business incubators/accelerators to the start-up visa program through CIC. These organizations represent the strength of support and opportunity for entrepreneurs in Canada - Gail Gillian-Bain President of CABI More »

Startup Canada Day on the Hill is the most influential entrepreneurship event in Canada – a collaboration of Canada’s entrepreneurial community and partnering political and government leaders More »

NBIA seeks a talented leader who can take the organization’s global work in advancing business incubation/acceleration and entrepreneurship to the next level More »


Welcome to CABI

The Canadian Association of Business Incubation (CABI) is a vital national body of organizations engaged in business incubation and economic development, dedicated to supporting the growth of new and emerging businesses. More »

Accreditation Program

In support of Industry Canada’s efforts to build globally competitive companies in Canada, The Canadian Association of Business Incubation (CABI) is assisting in the effort by establishing an industry-led accreditation program for business incubators and accelerators. This accreditation will serve to advance national standards of best practices for new and existing Business Incubation and Acceleration within Canada. Once application has been completed, a site visit to organization will need to be conducted to verify information received and accreditation is renewable every two years.

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Canada's Start-up Visa

Canada's Start-up Visa (SUV) Program is intended to attract foreign entrepreneurs who wish to establish new businesses with high-growth potential in Canada. More »

CABI Leadership Summit          March 30-31st, 2015 Waterloo Region Ontario

This summit is for those decision makers that lead business incubation and acceleration in Canada. Sessions are designed for exchange of information and discussions to grow the entrepreneurial community in Canada through Business Incubation and Acceleration.

CABI Gratefully Acknowledges the Support of its Conference Sponsors