Financing

Why You Shouldn’t Try to Reduce Your Taxes Too Much

Finding increasingly creative ways to pay less might be tempting for entrepreneurs, but aggressive tax-planning strategies are not without risk

How to Get the Most From Subordinated Debt

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PROFIT 500 Growth Tips: Pythian's Paul Vallée and BDC's Susan Rohac on a financing tool relatively few entrepreneurs know about that can transform a business in growth mode

How to Improve the Canadian Investment Landscape

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PROFIT 500 Growth Tips: Globalive Capital's Tony Lacavera on why the funding model for Canadian startups has to change

How to Avoid Serious Tax Traps

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PROFIT 500 Growth Tips: BDO’s Harry Chana shares some essential tips to save you—and your business—big money

The First Step to Successful Entrepreneurship

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Raising capital is crucial, but it’s not just about the money. Three reasons to master the art of fundraising early

What Your Investors Want to Hear From You

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A productive relationship with your financial backers depends on an effective communications strategy. What you should be telling them, and how

How Tony Lacavera Plans to Bridge the Startup Funding Gap

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The founder of Wind Mobile says firms often fail to make the leap from mid-sized to global. He's got a $100 million strategy to help them cross the "Valley of Death"

How to Prepare for the Coming Slowdown in Startup Funding

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Investors are flush with cash, but cautious about spending it. Why Canada's fledgling tech firms need to get ready for the new, frugal venture capitalist

9 Tested Steps for Equity Crowdfunding Success

PROFIT Business Cast

RentMoola was one of the first Canadian companies to make use of the new financing regime. Chief Strategic Officer Andrew McLeod explains how the Vancouver company did it

What You Must Do Before Launching an Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

PROFIT Business Cast

Before you can list on a portal and raise money from the masses, you need to get your business in order

Why You Shouldn’t Borrow Heavily Despite Today’s Low Interest Rates

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In the current climate, it’s tempting to lean on loans and lines of credit. Here's how it could backfire

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