Partnership to provide information on $200B in government grants and subsidies through Data Marketplace
TORONTO, ON – January 8, 2020 — ThinkData Works, Inc. (ThinkData), the Toronto company behind the enterprise data management platform, Namara, has brokered a new data partnership with Fundingportal. Through this partnership, data on active and awarded government grants and subsidies will be made available through Namara’s Data Marketplace.
Fundingportal, of Toronto, Canada, is a funding services and solutions provider that helps industry and other organizations to get funded by connecting them to relevant grants and funding opportunities. By pulling 1M data points every day from 11,000 sources, Fundingportal maintains a best-in-class database of all government grants across Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
- 11,000 funding sources, updated daily
- $200B in government grants and subsidies per year
- Custom reports on the programs and awards
- Industry analytics
Fundingportal partners with Financial Executives International (FEI) to help CFOs source grants and incentives using Fundingportal software, data, and tools. Fundingportal also partners with The Globe and Mail to produce the Fundingportal Top 500, which reports on the companies that are successfully navigating this marketplace and securing millions of attractive funding each year.
“Government grants represent a financial market that is almost ten times the size of Venture Capital funding in Canada, but are difficult to navigate,” said Fundingportal CEO, Teri Kirk. “We’re thrilled to partner with ThinkData to provide our unique, accurate, and outcomes-oriented data to a wider audience.”
In fact, Budget 2019 announced new incentives for businesses and municipalities that promise $13.9B in additional funding through grants and incentives over the coming decade.
Bryan Smith, ThinkData CEO, says, “Government funding is incredibly valuable to businesses of every size, but it’s difficult to identify what’s getting awarded, and where. We’re excited to offer this valuable data through the Namara marketplace to see how it can be used to better understand the market.”
Fundingportal modernizes access to government grants and incentives for the digital environment making it possible for your organization to achieve the best funding outcomes in the industry.
About ThinkData Works
ThinkData Works, Inc. (ThinkData) is a Toronto-based company founded in 2014. ThinkData created Namara – a data management platform that enables businesses to access, manage, enhance, and integrate data in order to develop new products and gain insight. Built for data professionals, Namara is a data refinery for the enterprise, designed to let organizations and individuals access high-value data in standard formats. To learn more, please visit Namara and follow us @ThinkDataWorks and on LinkedIn.
Fundingportal is a funding services and solutions provider that helps organizations get funded. Its unique Fundingportal GMS (Grants Management System) Software as a Service (SaaS) solution powers its own platforms—Fundingportal Canada, US, and UK—and is offered as cloud-based solutions to applicants, funders, and advisors. Founded in 2011, it has served more than one million users on its platform and has licensed its solutions to dozens of licensees, including business incentives advisory firms, economic development agencies, industry associations, and accelerators.