Obtain Funding to Expand Your Business

Canadian Funding Programs for Expansion Capital
Expansion Capital, in the simplest of terms is the funding needed to expand a business. Funding for increased expenses can include many different things, such as; increased marketing, increased working capital, increased inventory etc. Expansion capital is most often used by businesses that are interested in expanding to new markets, financing acquisitions, business restructuring etc.
What Type of Business Can Access Expansion Capital?
Finding the capital to grow your business is generally easier than finding start-up financing because your business has a demonstrable history of success. When deciding whether to fund your expansion project, investors will consider your business objectives, the health of your business, your business' ownership structure, your ability to plan, and the vision you have for your business.
What kind of funding is available to help me purchase equipment?
Paying for all this equipment is often very expensive. To help eligible entrepreneurs pay for this investment there are currently 97 grant and 124 loan programs available to entrepreneurs who meet the program requirements. These funding programs range from $1,000 to $100,000,000 in government and private funding.

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