Financing

What You Need to Know About Crowdfunding Right Now

PROFIT Business Cast

Insights and best practices from the entrepreneurs and experts at the 2016 Canadian Crowdfunding Summit

6 Reasons to Start a Business in Canada Now

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In an increasingly globalized world, why should entrepreneurs build their companies from home? One serial success story's answer

5 Things to Consider Before Making an Equity Crowdfunding Investment

PROFIT Business Cast

Retail investors must educate themselves about the risks and opportunities before handing over their money, starting with these things

What Michael Denham Has Planned for the BDC (and for You)

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The crown corp's new CEO on what Canada's entrepreneurs need to thrive in the global economy today, and how he can help

Why Crowdfunding is So Hot Right Now

PROFIT Business Cast

New regulations provide access a wider investor base, making the collective approach to raising capital even more attractive to companies looking for financing

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

Lessons from the Dragons: Know Your Customer

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Some fiery pitchers stoke the flames in Dragons' Den Season 10 Episode 12

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

3. Access Alt-Capital

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The 7 Things Every Small Business Needs to Do Right Now: Banks are rarely the easiest place to get financing. Fortunately, ambitious entrepreneurs have lots of other capital options