Canada Business Network Blog
Start your business Canada! Set up a business in four steps
Discover a new video series for entrepreneurs and learn about four basic steps to starting a new business.
9 finalists in the race for the BDC Young Entrepreneur Award $100,000 Grand Prize
Online voting is in full swing; vote to give your favourite project a leg up!
Renting or owning commercial space — What's your next move?
Get tips to help you decide whether to rent or buy when moving your home office to a commercial space.
Feasibility study vs business plan
Conduct a feasibility study to look objectively at the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of your proposed business venture.
A savings program with options for your employees
Find out about a savings program that lets your employees choose how they want to save.
Product licensing: ideas for sale!
Do you have a great product or idea, but no means or plan to produce it? With product licensing, another business assumes the risk, and you receive royalties.
7 steps for digital technology adoption to improve productivity
Learn how to speed up the adoption of digital technology and to use it efficiently.
Starting a side business? Minipreneurs still need to plan
Learn more about minipreneurs, a new trend in entrepreneurship, and what to do if you're planning to become one.
Need an international marketing assistant?
Sign up for a new specialized directory for women-owned businesses — for free.
Start-up funding: Borrowing from friends and family
Borrowing from family or friends may be a good way to get the money you need to get your business started.