Client Resources Welcome to RIC CentreWe help innovative Ontario-based startups work through every stage of building a business, from idea generation to scaling up.For over 10 years, we’ve helped startups find product-market fit, build sales and marketing processes, and find investors.TemplatesRIC Centre clients are welcome to use these documents to build an effective 1-page profile, define their value proposition, and create a better pitch deck.Company Profile – One-Pager TemplateValue Proposition TemplateBusiness Model Canvas TemplatePitch Deck GuidelinesPartnershipsAs part of being a RIC Client you will have exclusive access to the following tools:Amazon Web ServicesRIC Centre + Amazon Activate = Up to $5000 in credits! Amazon Web Services provides startups with low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business. As an AWS Activate partner, RIC Centre can offer resources designed by Amazon to help startups get started on AWS. All RIC Centre clients are eligible for $3000 in AWS Promotional Credit, and program participants are eligible for $5000 in AWS Promotional Credit. The offer also includes 1 year of AWS Business Support (up to $5000) and credits for self-paced labs. Companies may not be eligible for AWS Promotional Credits if they previously received a similar or greater amount of credit. Companies may be eligible to be “topped up” to a higher credit amount if they previously received a lower credit. Contact email@example.com for details on how to access this AWS Activate offer. Google Cloud for StartupsRIC Centre + Google Cloud for Startups = up to $100,000 in credits!RIC Centre is a Start Partner with Google Cloud for Startups. The Start program is designed to help startups build and scale using Google Cloud.Eligible* startups will receive the Start Package from Google, which includes up to $100,000 in Google Cloud Platform and Firebase Credits, good for 12 months.Eligible startups will also receive $500 in Qwiklabs credits to kickstart their hands-on lab training initiatives, Google Maps Platform credit for 12 months, 1 year of free G Suite Basic or a year of discounted upgrade to G Suite Businesses or G Suite Enterprise, $150 off Stripe Atlas incorporation and fully waived processing fees for your first $10,000 in Stripe transactions, and $5o,000 in Segment credit for startups less than 2 years old with less than $5M in total funding. *Credits are available for high-growth, venture-backed startups based in Google Cloud territory. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how to access the Google Startup program.Please contact email@example.com at any time with questions, suggestions, or details on joining the program.Hubspot for Startups RIC Centre is an Approved HubSpot for Startups Partner!You can now apply to receive the Startup Friendly Pricing to HubSpot’s growth stack software package (All-in-one CRM, Sales, Marketing, and Services plans). This is an average savings of $17,000 in the first year!Here are the links for your convenience:Apply For Your Scholarship Today – Apply to get started using HubSpot at the scholarship rate.Education – Learn Sales, Marketing, and Services best practices for startupsHubSpot Demonstration – Join a Startup Group Demonstration to learn how 6,000+ startups use HubSpot’s software to grow their companies.Introduction to HubSpot Deck (and eligibility details) – Click here to see what HubSpot is all about. Here are the eligibility requirements to be accepted to HubSpot for Startups:Less than $2 million in total funding up to Series A receive 90% scholarship the first year.Over $2 million in total funding (up to Series A) receive 50% scholarship the first year.Current participant or alumni of a HubSpot for Startups Partner (that’s us!)Not an existing Basic, Professional, or Enterprise HubSpot customer.If you have any questions about the scholarship, education, or anything related to HubSpot please email firstname.lastname@example.orgMaRS Market IntelligenceMaRS Market Intelligence helps startups shape their growth strategies with world-class market research.From research report services to advanced consultative-based offerings, they empower companies with data to help them grow and succeed.Since MaRS Market Intelligence’s founding in 2008, their sector-specialized analysts have helped thousands of startups. Their mission is, and always will be, to serve Canada’s tech community.RIC Centre clients should contact their lead advisor for information on how to access Market Intelligence.What’s on at RIC CentreAs a client, you have access to business advice from a mentor chosen for you based on your industry, current needs, and stage of business development. Your advisor will provide general guidance, honest feedback, and connections to other programs and resources as appropriate. This service is offered free of charge.You are also invited to attend events at RIC Centre. Check our calendar for the latest information about what’s coming up.We offer two paid programs, RevUp, a 2-month Pre-Revenue intensive and a 6-month Incubator program. RIC Centre’s six-month intensive incubator program is designed for high-potential tech startups looking to grow their go-to-market capabilities. You’ll have access to our network of 100+ advisors, expert-led workshops, and founder peer-to-peer networking opportunities.Contact email@example.com for more information about these programs. For more information, to book a meeting with an advisor, or to give us an update on your business stage, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Limitations: We cannot write business documents or funding applications on your behalf. RIC Centre does not provide direct funding, but we can discuss external funding options with you and help with investor presentations and strategy.To read more about our client terms and agreements click here.