Government of Canada invests in growth of a Toronto software solution provider
$1.5 million in Government of Canada support for GetQuorum to enable the market expansion of its digital platform and create 13 jobs
October 13, 2023 - Toronto, Ontario
Businesses and workers in Toronto have made this region a well-known leader and innovator in the technology industry. This sector is well-positioned to continue to capture new opportunities for growth, while also fostering high-quality employment opportunities throughout the region.
Today, Julie Dzerowicz, Member of Parliament for Davenport, on behalf of the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced an investment of $1.5 million for GetQuorum to help reach new markets and create jobs.
GetQuorum, a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution company operating in Toronto, provides an all-in-one virtual meeting and voting platform that helps corporations connect and share with team members quickly and easily. The software facilitates electronic voting and meetings for various organizations and provides tools such as record-keeping, reporting, and analytics. It also allows users to access a web application without having to install software. This investment will accelerate the growth of GetQuorum's platform and services into new markets through expanded sales and marketing efforts. This support will help GetQuorum meet a growing market opportunity for virtual and hybrid corporate governance meetings and create 13 new jobs.
The Government of Canada is investing in people to drive innovation and growth so they can reach their potential and develop new possibilities for our country so we can all succeed.
“Tech companies are constantly evolving their processes and technologies to reach new markets. GetQuorum is demonstrating the strength of made-in-Canada products and processes while boosting its competitiveness and streamlining the flow of information. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the digital technology sector as it continues to grow.”
- The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
“Today’s investment in GetQuorum will help the company reach new markets while creating good jobs in the region. By investing in businesses like this, our government is taking the necessary steps to help strengthen Canada’s tech sector, contributing to a more resilient future.”
- Julie Dzerowicz, Member of Parliament for Davenport
“Encouraging participation and transparency are critical aspects of good governance and beneficial for members, voters and stakeholders alike. FedDev Ontario's investment in GetQuorum will allow us to further develop our platform and services to meet the changing needs of Canadians and extend our services throughout North America in the post-pandemic world."
- Ben Zelikovitz, Co-Founder, GetQuorum
Established in 2016 by three friends, GetQuorum provides virtual meeting, electronic voting, notice distribution and other innovative solutions for governance meetings, whether held in-person, virtually or in a hybrid format.
Since 2015, the Government of Canada, through FedDev Ontario, has invested over $620 million in more than 680 projects in Toronto (Census Division) estimated to create over 25,000 jobs and maintain over 32,000 jobs.
On September 12, 2023, FedDev Ontario launched its new streamlined application process to better serve southern Ontario businesses and organizations. Applications are now being accepted until November.
Office of the Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
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