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.


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.

Get everything you need to do to launch your small business in 30 days
Get your personalized Startup Assessment Report now

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
1782Canadian Funding Programs
56000000Potential Funding $ Available

What Our Clients Say

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

Home Renovation Company Gets Funded
$83,588 In Government Funding and Training Support For Home Reno Company
Toronto, ON
"Remember, funding programs have deadlines so be sure to apply on time and follow the requirements as outlined by each funding program. They act as a guide to applying successfully." - Read my story
Toronto eCommerce Business Gets $78,932 in Government Funding Support
Toronto eCommerce Business Gets $78,932 in Government Funding Support
Toronto, ON
"Don't give up. If you have an idea, go and do it. Create your business plan, go present you idea to investors/government agencies and get what you want." - Read my story
Vancouver Software Developer Gets $12,390 in Private and Government Funding Support
Vancouver Software Developer Gets $12,390 in Private and Government Funding Support
Vancouver, BC
"The first step when you are looking for funding is to make sure you have a business plan. Because if you don't, every single funding program will refuse you" - Read my story
How I got $12,750 in Government Funding For My Small Business
How I got $12,750 in Government Funding For My Small Business
Winnipeg, MB
"From the moment I applied, a few weeks later I got the call. And funding was approved mid December, right in time for the holidays so that I could start the new year off right." - Read my story
$112,780 in Government Funding For Mississauga Business
$112,780 in Government Funding For Mississauga Business
Mississauga, ON
"If you want to get funding for your business, do the research and get educated on it first. I think that I spent more time researching and reading about grants, loans and the application process then I did actually waiting to get the funding." - Read my story
How A Business Plan Helped Me Get $73,500 In Funding
How A Business Plan Helped Me Get $73,500 In Funding
Hamilton, ON
"Learn from my mistakes and don't rush into business. Take your time, get educated and figure out a way to do it in steps. A business plan will definitely help you get there easier. And as much as you think you can do it on your own, get help!" - Read my story
$22,700 In Government Funding For Vancouver Small Business
$22,700 In Government Funding For Vancouver Small Business
Vancouver, BC
"Now that I have access to the funding database you provide and I sort of know the process, I will continue to apply for other funding programs, as well as use the money I got to get my business moving forward." - Read my story
Start a Small Business in Your Own Province

Find out how other entrepreneurs in your province have started their own small businesses.


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    389,116 Startups 315 Programs

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    154,495 Startups 267 Programs

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    236,688 Startups 246 Programs

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    New Brunswick

    29,686 Startups 264 Programs

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    17,335 Startups 261 Programs

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    35,980 Startups 291 Programs

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    British Columbia

    171,557 Startups 252 Programs

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    1,294 Startups 235 Programs

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    5,615 Startups 280 Programs

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    38,749 Startups 250 Programs

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    465 Startups   248 Programs

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    Nova Scotia

    29,686 Startups 271 Programs

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