Government Guaranteed Business Loans

Canadian Government Guaranteed Loans

The main reasons banks sometimes shy away from agreeing to finance small businesses is the high risk factor associated with businesses of this nature. Banks don't want to be stuck with a bad loan. But, if someone is willing to guarantee the loan your chances of qualifying increase greatly.

What exactly are Government Guaranteed Loans?

A very simple explanation of what government guaranteed loans really mean is "having the government agency who is providing you with the loan act as your co-signer". Government Guaranteed Loans are often confused with an actual guarantee of funding, where entrepreneurs may be mislead to believe that they are guaranteed a loan no matter what. However the fact is that there are several criteria that must be met before one can actually qualify for these types of loans.

How Do You Apply For A Government Guaranteed Loan?

The best place to start is with a solid Business Plan. Your business plan will help you to identify exactly what you need the funding for, and help you to create the important financial projections that are essential to helping you convince prospective lenders of your business' viability.

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How can Canada Startups help ?

CanadaStartups gives small business owners and entrepreneurs the knowledge and tools to make starting a business simple. Whether you’re just starting out or expanding an existing business, the Startup Portal contains valuable resources for every step of the way, from start to launch!

Business Plan Builder

Our interactive Business Plan Tool allows you to build a professional plan by having you answer a few questions about your business. Details >>

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Browse listings for over 1,500 funding sources ( both government & private) and apply to over $56 million in available funding for small business. Details >>

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Browse Hundreds of Funding Programs

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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