Having been involved in three hardware start-up/exit cycles over the past 20 years, Robert McGarry has learned that there are always funding gaps that must be filled along the way.The good news is that there are numerous government programs that can help top up these funds and also offer expertise to help you succeed. The bad news is that it can be very difficult to wade through the options to find the right program and the right person to talk to.
As an entrepreneur, one of your greatest challenges is getting funding to launch your startup. This article discusses five realistic ways to finance your new startup. These tried-and-true sources have been used by entrepreneurs in every industry.
It is essential when starting out that you are aware of all the relevant tax rules for your business, locally, provincially and federally.The best way to avoid this issue is to stay on the offensive – always be as educated as possible about the applicable tax laws.
Investment funding is the holy grail of entrepreneurship. Something that many seek, but incredibly hard obtain. But the search may be about to become a little easier with the BCSC crowdfunding proposal.
On May 23, The Funding Roadshow is hosting its 2014 Vancouver event, right here in Small Business BC’s offices. It’s objective? To be a platform for entrepreneurs, like you, to present your business ideas in order to raise awareness, receive candid feedback and potentially gain funding from the panel of industry experts.
Are you looking to accelerate your business? If you have a small technology based business with a potential for high growth, you could take advantage of the most recent Canadian Technology Accelerator, located in Boston, USA. This latest initiative will help refine your business model, collect competitive intelligence, pursue key clients, access financing sources, and engage strategic partners across Massachusetts.
New entrepreneurs frequently underestimate the real costs of operating their businesses, and projecting expenses for a new business is somewhat of a guessing game.
Growing a business costs money, and for most small business owners getting a loan will be a necessity. Luckily, you have many trustworthy sources of financing at your fingertips today that don’t involve traditional bank loans.
If you’re interested in better preparing your employees for their jobs by expanding their skill sets, there’s funding available right now through the ASPECT Targeted Skills Shortage Program that can help you do just that.
On October 25, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification Michelle Rempel announced the launch of a new funding initiative for small and medium-sized companies called the Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative. The goal of the WINN Initiative is to help businesses bring their innovative new products, processes and services to […]