Are you ready to start and fund your small business?

    Use the Startup Assessment to discover the tools you need to start, plan and find funding for your business idea.


    What's Your Start-Up Stage?

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    1. How much time do you currently spend on your business?

    2. So far I have...

    3. I need help with the following...

    4. So far I have...(Select ALL that apply)

    5. I am located in...

    6. I need funds for...(Select ALL that apply)

    Starting and Funding a Small Business Has Never Been Easier

    The Startup Portal is a simple and complete platform for starting your very own small business. Developed by entrepreneurs and consultants, it contains the tools and resources needed to evolve your idea from a dream to a full-fledged business. Whether you are brainstorming ideas, ready to register your business, beginning to write a business plan or looking for funding; access step-by-step guidance to help you to achieve the next step towards launching your small business.

    Try the Startup Assessment Tool and find out exactly what your Startup needs!

    Are you ahead or behind?

    There are no wrong answers. Take a moment to figure out where you stand on the road to launching your business, then discover exactly what goals you need to achieve to get you there.

    What do you need to succeed?

    You may have an idea about how to start your business, but we have the tools to set you up for success. Identify your business' needs and access personalized resources.

    Are all your ducks in a row?

    Get an idea, register your business and launch! Simple right? Not so much. Make sure you've got it all covered with step-by-step guidance spanning ALL stages from start to launch.

    The Startup Portal

    Ready to start your own business? Become a member of to get complete access to these startup tools :

    Access to Extensive Business Library

    Entrepreneur Tools and Resources

    Flexible Online Guidance

    ...and much, much more.

    Get your small business started today!

    Discover how The Startup Portal can transform your business dreams into reality.
    2700000Self-Employed Canadians
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    What Our Clients Say

    Hear what our clients are saying about using the Startup Portal to help them achieve their small business goals.

    Hiring grant for cleaning company
    $27,900 Government Grant To Hire Staff
    Hamilton, Ontario
    "Take advantage of the government grants for hiring and hire the staff to help. You pay into takes each year so take advantage and benefit from the funding available" - Read my story
    government funding for painting company
    $19,500 Government Funding for a Painting Company in Ontario
    Oakville, ON
    "Get your business plan done as the first step. Be sure that your plan clearly outlines your funding needs and your plan for success. Then apply for funding." - Read my story
    startup gets funding
    $17,300 Government Loan To Help Business Startup
    Ottawa, ON
    "Funding is available but you have to know where to look, you have to have a business plan and if you have a proven model this is your best tool to use to get you the funding." - Read my story
    construction company gets funding
    $92,300 in Government Funding for Construction Company
    Hamilton, ON
    "Well all I can say is if you need funding, look for it. Be active and proactive about it. Don't just sit on the idea that you need it but go and do it." - Read my story
    Daycare gets funding
    $24,500 Government Funding For Daycare Facility
    Edmonton, AB
    "Having knowledge in your industry is what will keep you motivated, and having expert guidance along the way doesn't hurt one bit. We benefited from government funding greatly and it's all thanks to" - Read my story
    junk removal company
    $76,750 Government Funding For Junk Removal Company
    Saskatoon, SK
    "Your business plan is very important to the success of your business. Everyone looks at this! Be sure to have your idea on paper and to show how you will make money." - Read my story
    2018 government funding barter system business
    2018 Government Funding Success Story Interview
    Vancouver, BC
    "A business plan is the key to a successful business as well as the way to get government funding." - Read my story


    Do you have what it takes to be a small business owner in your industry?

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