It can be easy to talk yourself out of the idea to start a small business in Ontario, especially if this is something that you have been considering for a while. You’re probably already familiar with the common excuses, the economy could be better, you can seem to find the right location, or maybe you’re not 100% sure that your …Read Full Article
New government funding programs are always being announced by various funding agencies across Canada, but the news today is that the province of Alberta has launched a new programs created to help immigrants start a small business.
The program that will assist immigrant entrepreneurs in Alberta will go by the name “The Immigrant Entrepreneur Program” and will be offered by …Read Full Article
A common problem among those small business owners who hope to obtain government funding for their business is having their business funding application ignored by the respected government funding agency or program administrator. Why does it happen? Is it you, your business or the program itself?
In the following article we are going to look at the few reasons why your Government …Read Full Article
If you are tuning in for for the very first time this year, Happy New Year! You are most likely here like everyone else, wanting to start a small business in 2018. So let’s get started with the top 5 ways to start your small business in 2018.
If you’ve been following our blogs here at CanadaStartups, you know that we …Read Full Article
Government Grants vs Government Loans?
That is a question that often comes up from many small business owners and fresh new faces here at CanadaStartups.org, so what is actually better for you?
Let me first give you a quick overview of what each one is:
Government Grants: Often government grants, also known as subsidies, bursaries or contributions are simply money …Read Full Article
Every day small business owners across Canada search and apply for government funding for their businesses. Some apply for government grants, some for government backed loans and others benefit from tax breaks and credit.
Today we had the opportunity to sit down with one of our members from Toronto, Ontario and discuss their small business startup and how they managed …Read Full Article
Everybody makes mistakes, that’s just how it is. The way you deal with those mistakes and how you learn from them in order to avoid the same mistakes over and over again is what’s important.
Many business owners have said “you can’t succeed unless you’ve failed”, the same goes for government funding application mistakes.
If you’re starting or expanding your …Read Full Article
START BY BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS PLAN
While it may not seem like it has an impact on your funding search, your business plan is the key. Not only is a business plan A MUST, but it is also the main component in trying to figure out if you need funding, what you need the funds for and how much!
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As Canadians, we are all provided with the opportunity to start a small business with ease. There are hundreds of tools, resources and government assistance provided to help us become successful and achieve the dream of being the boss. But many people still wonder how to start a business in Canada with no money?
So we are here to help answer that.
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When it comes to getting government funding for your small business in Canada, the easiest thing to do is to give up!
In fact, over the last few months we had a survey on our website which you may have been part of. This survey was created to figure out what people do in regards to applying and getting government funding. …Read Full Article