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Webinar: SR&ED Tax Refund Program for early stage startup founders

December 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the DMZ for a webinar curated for early stage founders to better under the CRA’s SR&ED program.

Location: Zoom meeting (please find link in confirmation email)

Join the DMZ for a webinar curated for early stage founders to better under the CRA’s (Scientific Research and Experimental Development) SR&ED Program. Experts from DMZ’s Professionals-in-Residence (PiR), think.SRED will be covering topics every founder should be aware of: what the SR&ED program is, what expenses are eligible, how to track the eligible expenses and how to apply for the refund. think.SRED is a SR&ED consultant based out of Toronto, which has helped Canadian companies to recover over $100 million through the SR&ED program.

Come ready to take notes, engage our speakers and ask questions!


When you sign up to attend the webinar on EventBrite, please check your inbox for a confirmation email. This email will provide you with a Zoom meeting link.

Start & End

The presentation will start at 12:00pm sharp.

The presentation will be 40mins long (style: informal) followed by 10mins Q&A at the end.


John-Paul Belanger, President & Founder

John-Paul has provided advice to 300+ companies in the area of Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) preparation over the last 12 years. Prior to founding think.SRED, he acted as an authorized representative for SR&ED claimants as their SR&ED submissions underwent in-depth review by Research & Technology Advisors and Financial Reviewers from the CRA, resulting in an “insider’s” understanding of the SR&ED audit process.

Darren Gillis, Head of Innovation

Darren started his career writing custom software solutions for government and enterprise clients more than 20 years ago, which led to management positions on both development and quality assurance teams for client projects including E-Commerce, Healthcare, Fintech, and commercial SaaS applications. His expertise lies in accurately separating SR&ED eligible work from complicated standard practices to defend during a possible submission review.