If you're raising money in Canada, Suzi Dingwall-Williams has published a summary of some of the ways that a startup can finance itself. The key message? Venture funding isn't the only way. In fact, there are many ways to raise money. Venture capital may be one of the toughest in today's environment, where reportedly VC financings are down 60% in Ontario this year.
It's ironic that so little money is flowing into startups, given the strength of the Canadian economy.