The Michele Romanow Guide to Investor Pitches

Canadian entrepreneurs aren't prepared for investor meetings, per a recent study. The "Dragons' Den" star explains how to get and hold an investor's interest

Meet the Startup Disrupting the Debt Industry

Borrowell CEO Andrew Graham (at right), COO Eva Wong (at left), and CTO Salim Naran. Photo: Nikki Ormerod

Next Big Thing 2016: “There’s a real hunger among consumers for different and better lending options,” says Borrowell's Andrew Graham

9 Key Questions About Equity Crowdfunding Answered

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Regulatory changes in five provinces allow companies to raise capital from the crowd. What you need to know

What Private Equity Investors Want to See in Your Business

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The five most important things deep-pocketed financiers look for in an investment

Why Today’s Top Startups Are Staying Private

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What We Learned in 2015: Going public isn't all it's cracked up to be, judging by the fundraising strategies of the unicorn class

The Collective Approach to Raising Capital

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Startups will soon have access to another source of financing, with provincial regulators set to loosen rules around equity crowdfunding

Lessons from the Dragons: An Acceptable Price for Expertise


A deal turned down and some eye-raising valuations on Dragons' Den Season 10 Episode 3

Why Too Much Cash Can Be a Bad Thing

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A new study finds that firms with governance problems tend to sit on significant liquid assets

A Radical New Financing Model for Female Entrepreneurs

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Vicki Saunders’ SheEO launches a capital project to back women-led businesses

Where Small Business Are Finding Growth Financing Today

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Alternative and online lenders are filling the space vacated by banks reluctant to disburse small loans

5 Tips to Improve Your Chances of Getting a Bank Loan

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How to make your financial institution say yes

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