Getting Financing for Your Business

These resources will help you understand your financing options, increase your financial literacy and address the financial aspects of your business plan.

Do you take a “head in the sand” approach to the financial side of your business? Do you ignore your numbers because you are unsure of exactly what they mean? Our panelists demystify the financial reports that you should be reviewing on a regular basis, whether you do your own bookkeeping or have a professional […]

Date: 2020/03/12

From BDC BDC has put together a handy primer to compare the many free and low-cost accounting software options that are available for your business. Related resource: What to Consider When Choosing Your Accounting Software Program

Date: 2019/04/01

This Cash Flow Template is a simple excel file that allows you to forecast your cash flow.

Date: 2018/09/19

We are not a formula lender. We focus on overall business viability, not just the firm’s financial position, or business owner’s personal net worth and credit score. You may qualify with us even if you don’t qualify with another lender! As a development lender, we exist to help women access the financing they need to […]

Date: 2018/06/07

Do you qualify for a business loan from Women’s Enterprise Centre? Join one of our free bi-weekly phone-in sessions to learn about our loans program and how you may be able to access $150K or more to start, buy or grow your business. In this session, the facilitator will: Review our lending criteria Answer your […]

Date: 2018/06/07

One of the most invaluable and often neglected tools of running a business is the maintenance of a bookkeeping system. Often “doing the books” is the last item a small business owner wants to deal with, but the information that can be provided by creating financial statements is often the lifesaver of a business. This […]

Date: 2018/01/29

From Spring This thorough and comprehensive guide will guide you on how to raise seed capital. It answers many common questions with regards to seed capital, including: What type of company do investors want to invest in? How do I raise seed capital? Who should I raise from? How do I find investors? …and more!

Date: 2018/01/01

The Canada Revenue Agency’s website provides electronic access to the majority of the Agency’s public information holdings, including forms, publications, and guides.  This website provides information, services, and applications that help promote compliance with Canada’s tax, trade, and border legislation and regulations.

Date: 2018/01/01

A guide to preparing a winning loan request. How to Get a Business Loan is published by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC).

Link: BDC
Date: 2016/09/07

Starting a business takes both money and knowledge. We’re here to help you find money for your impact business and to support you in accessing it. Get started on the following paths to find sources of money and resources to help put it to good use. From your friends at

Date: 2016/06/21
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