Applying for the Small Business Financing Program?

Edmonton business loan

As an entrepreneur, you require funds to help your business expand. Securing a loan is a big business risk for any aspiring entrepreneur. Lenders have a number of resources that will help them provide the right financial services for your situation. One such small business funding resource is the Canada Small Business Financing Program (CSBFP), administered by Industry Canada, which ...

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Why are immigrants opening more business in Canada? (and what you can learn)

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Over the last decade, the immigrant Canadian population has played a major role in their economic growth. What is attracting the immigrant workforce to Canada? How are the Canadian immigrants raising the bar for the Canadian businessmen? What can the Canadian businessmen takeaway from this trend? Let’s discover! What is attracting immigrant workforce to open their business in Canada? Start-Up ...

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How to get business funding in Edmonton


The biggest challenge for any business person is finding the funds that are required to launch and grow the business. Without any capital, you can’t hope to launch your business idea. There are various ways with which you can gather funds to help you run the business. Here are a few ways with which you can try to get business ...

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How to use Kickstarter to launch a business

Crowdfunding edmonton

Crowdfunding your business is just about persuading people to give you donations- say $20, $50 or more. When you get some thousands of donors, you sure have some serious cash with you. In the era of social media, it has become possible to promote your ideas, your work and has helped or rather allowed various NGOs, artists or even businesses ...

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4 easy ways to set up a business website

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We are all aware that we need a website for our businesses. But, many small businesses still don’t. And the reasons we’ve heard related to finding it too complicated or too expensive to build a website. It is not at all complicated to create small business website and neither is it out of your budget. Here’s a quick guide to ...

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6 ways to start your business with little capital

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According to Chris Guillebeau, author of The $100 Startup, “To succeed in a business project, especially one you’re excited about, it helps to think carefully about all the skills you have that could be helpful to others and particularly about the combination of those skills.” You might be limited to a strict budget when you want to start a business, ...

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Leverage Servus Heritage Festival to boost restaurant sales


With an estimated 382,000 people attending each year, the Servus Heritage Festival can do wonders for your restaurant business, if you know how to leverage it well. Although the festival lasts for only 3 days it can increase your restaurant sales for over a month if you use it to your advantage. Here is how you can leverage the Servus ...

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4 challenges that Edmonton business community face

Starting a business in Edmonton is not an easy task. From finance to human resource to tapping into the market, you are going to face an uphill battle of startup challenges in Edmonton. Each one is going to be exciting and frustrating at the same time. However, by knowing the challenges the Edmonton business community faces before hand, you can ...

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Start a food truck business in Edmonton

The business of food trucks in Edmonton is on an upswing and you want to capitalize on it. Looking to start a food truck business but you are weary about the regulations? Take a look at these steps to get your food truck business in Edmonton on track. Source: Vending Permit If you sell, display or distribute goods or ...

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7 deadly sins that kill startups

In the business world, every move needs to be executed with great caution and calculation. Some deadly startup mistakes can mark the end of your startup venture, even before it has taken off. Here are the 7 biggest mistakes we’ve seen people make when starting a business, that we really don’t want you to make as well! Not validating your ...

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