What do you need to launch a successful business?
We break it down into 3 steps: Visualize what you want to do, register your business and get financing so you can make your dream a reality.
Easy as 1-2-3!
1. Decide on a business model
Carry out research to identify your target market. Download our business model canvas to help you with the brainstorming phase.
You're now ready to draw up your business plan.
Transform your idea into a concrete, feasible business strategy. Be creative! Carve out a niche for yourself.
- Value proposition
- Business partners
- Market and opportunities
- Distribution channels
Create your annual budget and present your financial forecasts with Budgeto.
Use Operio Accounting Services to get control of your finances right from the start.
2. Incorporate your business
Which option is best for you? Will you be a sole proprietor, run a company or opt for a coop? Get affordable legal solutions. Discover Lex Start.
Businesses that make $30,000 or more per year must get a tax number. Visit the federal or provincial tax site for more information.
Open a business account online to manage your banking needs.
Need mentoring? Discover Alias entrepreneur·e.
3. Apply for financing
Need financing? Use your business plan to present your products and/or services in a compelling way.
You can also tap into our network to grow your business.
You have a project in mind. Do you have support? Our network can help power your ideas.
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