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),…

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…

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…

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…

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: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7077/7258828940_e5b7c55256.jpg Vending Permit If you sell,…

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…

The way you start a business dictates how successful it can be. You have to start on a strong note, then your business will grow by leaps and bounds. If you just “wing it”, then your business will stumble and struggle to take off. This brings us to the topic at hand – How can…

For quite a few of the previous posts, we have been harping about business incubators, but what about business accelerators? Business accelerators are perfect jump starters for any startup. They inject funds into startups, turning many struggling startups into full-fledged businesses and fast tracking their product cycle and entrance into the market. So, which are…