7 Ways to Avoid a Personal Guarantee

Tying your own assets to the fate of your business is risky. Alternate ways to address lenders' concerns

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Seeking Investor Capital


An experienced investor lists blunders to avoid and five ways to attract investment.

Putting Your Own Money on the Line


Why lenders sometimes require personal guarantees from business owners

The Massive Mobile Opportunities You’re Missing


3 Key Charts: What customers want from smartphones, VC funding and the B.C. skills gap

Why We’re Losing the Global Capital Battle

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Canada's progress on tax competitiveness has stalled, leading foreign investors to look elsewhere for opportunities.

Don’t Bet Your Business on Bitcoin


Central banks aren't likely to let crypto-currencies run free anytime soon, so exercise caution

Small Businesses Give the CRA a ‘C’

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Taxman pushes new initiatives to treat small businesses like customers, not criminals

What Target Canada’s Bankruptcy Means for Small Suppliers

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The retailer's decision to withdraw from Canada leaves vendors in the lurch

Is Your Company on This Map of Target Canada’s Creditors?


The Canadian arm of the retail chain owes $3.4 billion to 1,796 vendors, all the way from Seoul to St. Catharines.

5 Things to Watch Out for in a Vendor Agreement

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Securing a purchasing order from a huge retailer is a big win. Here's how to ensure you can finance and factor it.

Finding a Place in a Crowded Smart Home

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Vancouver's Neurio is reinventing itself as a consumer-focused product maker. Here's Janice Cheam's plan to succeed.

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