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Canadian Funding Programs for Business Development & Trade Shows
Business development is an umbrella term that categorizes many different tasks and processes that are all aimed towards the goal of business growth. The larger focus of business development is to create long term opportunities for growth, this means implementing ideas that will not only produce business growth but will also be able to sustain it in the long run.
What is Business Development?
Business development is sometimes confused with the concept of sales, which is incorrect. Business development is primarily a marketing function that does not sell directly to customers. More specifically business development often involves a new business acquisition, market expansion and brand placement and awareness, among many other functions.
What kind of assistance is available to help me develop my business?
As the saying goes you have to spend money to make money and business development is no exception. Being able to acquire a larger audience and create more brand awareness is a costly endeavour. Towards this end the Canadian Government currently offers 175 grant and 115 loan programs that entrepreneurs may possibly use to finance their business development initiatives. These funding programs range from $500 to $100,000 in government funding.

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Most entrepreneurs fail before they've even started due to a lack of funding or capital required to get their business started.

Funding - both from the government and private investors - IS available for your business. While there are hundreds of funding programs out there to help small business owners to develop and market their projects, finding these programs is often difficult and time-consuming. Don't make the mistake of using your life's savings to finance your business only to come up short. Use the Funding Database to tap into over 1,500 funding programs including grants, loans, tax credits and angel investors available for Canadian small business owners.

Use the Funding Database search tool to generate a personalized list of funding programs offered to businesses in your region, your industry and for your particular funding needs. Chances are your business qualifies for dozens of these funding programs. Access program details, qualification criteria, contact details and application forms right from the comfort of your home.

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