24 April 2017

Small Business Financing in Canada – Part 1




It’s hard to keep track of the many options for financing a business. We often hear business owners and entrepreneurs asking what type of financing is available in Canada – and which one is most suited to their needs? We wanted to help provide some clarity into the options that are out there. The environment […]

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26 January 2016

How to Properly Analyze Businesses




Before investing in a business, you’ll need to do a little bit of homework and determine its financial position. While this task may seem daunting, it’s actually quite easy. There are four things you should pay attention to most: sales, earnings, operating expenses, and assets and liabilities. Sales A business that’s able to grow its [...]
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21 October 2015

Why Small Businesses Should Consider Incorporation




For many small business owners, the idea of more accounting and legal paperwork that comes with incorporation can be a scary thought. In this post, we explore what incorporation means as well as the benefits and drawbacks for small business owners across Canada. What does “Incorporated” mean? When you drive down a highway, you will [...]
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22 September 2015

New Online Marketplace Lending Loop Lets Canadians Lend Directly to Main Street




Now there’s a better way to borrow and a smarter way to lend. With the launch of Lending Loop, middle-class Canadians can grow their personal wealth by lending to the small businesses at the heart of their community and across Canada. Traditionally, Canadians have had little choice when it comes to investing their money. Purchasing [...]
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