Financing

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

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

Putting Your Own Money on the Line

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Why lenders sometimes require personal guarantees from business owners

The Massive Mobile Opportunities You’re Missing

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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

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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?

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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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