Putting Your Own Money on the Line

Why lenders sometimes require personal guarantees from business owners

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.

Block that Boutique Tax Credit!


Boutique tax credits win elections, but the country needs a neutral, efficient, and apolitical system

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Marketplace lenders are already popular in the U.S. Borrowell hopes the concept can work in Canada.

True Confessions of a Dragons’ Den Survivor


Ian Bell's first experience pitching CBC's famous investors taught him what to do—and what not to do—the second time around

Are Canada’s R&D Subsidies Too High?


Government handouts are too generous to be sustainable, according to a new report

How Small Business Handle Their Money

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Canada's SMEs prefer to manage their finances in-house, according to our survey of 727 companies

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