Can You Afford to Sell Your Business?

Thinking about the sale of your business can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. Are you going to get good value for your business, and what does that value look like? Will your years of hard work finally pay off? If you have your advisory team in place to help you […]

CIAP Offers a Fantastic Opportunity for Female Entrepreneurs

Are you a female entrepreneur looking for an exciting new opportunity in the tech field? The Canada-India Acceleration Program (CIAP) is currently looking for applicants for an exciting new program. Centred at Carleton University in Ottawa, CIAP empowers female entrepreneurs to avail of the exciting possibilities available in India. You […]

Should Your Small Business Accept Cryptocurrency?

Last winter, cryptocurrency seeped into the mainstream as Bitcoin rose in value to over $20,000 CAD per coin. This led to a rush on every conceivable coin, from established options such as Litecoin and Ethereum, to novelty coins such as Dogecoin and Potcoin. While values have since dropped off, […]

How to Finance Your Creative Business

Designers, artists, artisans and performers are vital to the sustainability of a healthy community. Yet, they sometimes struggle to secure the finance they need to get their business off the ground. Vancity’s By Design microloan simplifies this process, making it easier to finance your creative business. Finance Your Creative Business […]

Tips for Getting Paid as a Small Business Owner

Conduct business for long enough and you’ll face the unwelcome scenario of not getting paid. If you’ve dealt with it, you know it’s not a nice situation to be in. To avoid it happening again in future, there are a number of easy steps you can take. Dealing With “Lost” […]

Rising Interest Rates and Your Small Business

Rising interest rates have been a hot topic in Canadian news ever since the Bank of Canada announced a benchmark interest rate rise; the first in seven years. Thanks to a positive economic outlook at home and abroad, more interest rate rises are expected in the coming months. Is […]