Starting a Small Business in Nova Scotia
The steps it takes to become a small business owner in Nova Scotia
Deciding on starting a small business in Nova Scotia can be a difficult decision to make. To help you decide here are some statistics that show why starting a small business in Nova Scotia is a great idea:
Registered small businesses: 29,686
Funding Programs Potentially Available for Nova Scotia:
303 Grant Programs / 147 Loan Programs /231 Assistance Programs
Find out if you may be eligible using this tool.
Before you get into business, there are a few important things to know about starting a small business in Nova Scotia:
Is starting a small business in Nova Scotia right for you?
Do you have the tools and the resources to start your small business?
Do you have the funding your small business in Nova Scotia will need?
What are the next steps to help you startup?
Do you need help getting your business started?
As a small business entrepreneur you have a lot of step to go though. Canada Startups is here to help you each step of the way. Not only do we guide you step by step, but we help you startup, assist you with your business plan, help you find funding programs that can get you funding for your Nova Scotia business. And more.
Starting a Small Business in Nova Scotia
Is it right for you?
Starting a small business in Nova Scotia is an excellent choice. Nova Scotia is one of the fastest growing Canadian provinces and one of the top spots in Canada where small business and entrepreneurship is booming. Currently over 29,000 small businesses are taking advantage of this. Who wouldn't want to take part.
If you're ready to start your own small business, consider contacting one of our small business advisors to get started. It takes a minute. You can also call them right now at 1-800-288-9691.
Before you move forward:
Prior to moving forward with starting a small business in Nova Scotia, be sure that you have the following ready:
☑️ Do you know what your business is going to be? If not, check out some of these top 10 business ideas.
☑️ Do you know which funding programs are available in Nova Scotia? Funds are available to help startup, to hire staff, pay for marketing, tools/equipment and more.
$214,050 Private Funding for Small Business Owner in Nova Scotia
After using the Small Business Startup Portal and the Funding Database we managed to find and secure over $200,000 in private funding for our startup. We are still working with the experts to further develop our business.
Tools/Resources For a Small Business in Nova Scotia
There are a ton of tools and resources to help small business owners in Nova Scotia to successfully startup. Accessing these tools and resources is critical to the success of your small business.
Do you know what tools and resources you need to make sure your Nova Scotia based business finds success?
Business Plan Builder Tool
Use the Business Plan Builder Tool to quickly and effectively develop a business plan for your new or existing small business in Nova Scotia.
Personalized Investor PitchDeck
The simple to use PitchDeck gives you the opportunity to build the perfect presentation to use when pitching your small business to potential investors.
Funding for your Small Business in Nova Scotia
When starting a small business in Nova Scotia, funding is critical. Finding the funding that may be available for your small business is important very early on. So don't wait until you need the funds - search for funding right now.
Small businesses in Nova Scotia are lucky since the Nova Scotia government greatly support entrepreneurship. This means that are are many different government funding programs in Nova Scotia for small business owners to take advantage from (just take a look at this Nova Scotia funding search walk-though of our Funding Database).
Want to see what funding in Nova Scotia may be available for?
What are the next steps?
The steps of starting a small business in Nova Scotia are simple.
☑️ Get the business idea.
☑️ Create a business plan.
☑️ Have the business plan checked.
☑️ Start your funding search.
☑️ Apply for funding.
☑️ Launch your small business
The first step, call 1-800-288-9691 for one of our Nova Scotia small business specialists to assist and guide you.
Get Help and Start Your Small Business in Nova Scotia
Get help with starting a small business in Nova Scotia!
There is no need to be the business plan expert, the funding researcher, the website developer, accountant or the person who needs to know and do everything. That's why experts exist to help, so be sure to take advantage of it when available.
Experts at CanadaStartups are included with your membership to the Small Business Startup Portal.
That means that you can get help starting up, with your business plan, with the funding search since you would have access 24/7 and for the entire year so you can ask any questions and get as much help as you need to start your Nova Scotia business.