If you are a small business focussed on innovation, there are a number of tax incentives and support programs that have been committed in the 2012 budget, dubbed the Economic Action Plan. Here is an overview summary of what the budget has in store.
The art to the perfect pitch is to know what you are selling and to sell it well. Looking for investment can be stressful and time consuming; but the more prepared you are, the quicker and more easily a deal can be done.
Once you spot an opportunity that you simply can’t pass up, there are calculated steps to turn your vision into reality, and finding financing is usually at the top of the list.
Have you developed an innovative product related to the environment, health, security or is an enabling technology? If yes, you may have an opportunity to gain up to $500,000 in funding from the Government of Canada.
The Canada Small Business Financing Program has been working to increase the availability of loans for small businesses for 50 years. Need financial help starting a business or want to make some business improvements? Find out how this program could help.
You don’t have to invent the next iPad to qualify for innovation funding! At Small Business BC, we often get queries regardiing support for developing business innovation. In BC there are a number of offices that can help with this.
Beware of companies selling you information promising you government grants in BC.
Don’t get caught without enough funds to start and to run your business.
Whether youre selling your business, transferring it on to family or friends, or closing your business for good, consider these financial implications.
Growing. your business often means finding new sources of capital.. Make sure you’re ready to seek funding, and know how to find lenders or investors.