BDC-Futurpreneur Financing for Young Entrepreneurs

Are you between 18-39 of age, and need financing (not grants) for your startup? Well, there is a program run by Business Development Canada (BDC) and Futurpreneur that is accepting applications. This program is targeted towards young entrepreneurs.   Under this program, if your application has been accepted, you will be eligible for a collateral-free […]

Canadian Gov’t Program to go E-Commerce

Are you a small retail business considering increasing your sales through the integration of an e-commerce platform? Well, there is a federal government program that you might be able to tap into to help you create a strategy and implement it. The government’s Grow Your Business Online program will help 90,000 retail businesses integrate an […]

Boost Your Business Technology Funding Open

The Canadian federal government’s Boost Your Business Technology stream is still accepting applications for its grants program. The grants can go up to a maximum of CAD 15,000. This stream is geared towards small and medium scale industries, such as food processing and small manufacturing companies, to adapt modern technologies, primarily IT/software related products, to […]

Health Science Firms Program Looking for Applications

Are you a company specializing in health science technology and working to raise your Series A funding during the last quarter of 2022 or next year? The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization’s (OBIO) Capital Access Advisory Program (CAAP) is offering a nine-month program to help you structure your strategies, funding plans and presentations. The OBIO competitive […]

Despite Pandemic Canadian Entrepreneurs Optimistic

The pandemic and the lockdown didn’t make a dent in the entrepreneurial spirit of Canadians, according to a new study. The study by the global firm Intuit says a quarter of Canada’s small businesses started during the last two years. According to the study, that 24-percent means more than two million new entrepreneurs during the […]

A Million Vacancies in Canada

Canadian employers are reported an almost a million vacancies during the first quarter of this year. This is a record. According to Statistics Canada, there were just over 950,000 vacancies throughout the country between January and March of this year. The sector with the highest number of vacancies was the healthcare and social assistance sector […]