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How to Do a Market Analysis for a Business Plan

How to Do a Market Analysis for a Business Plan

Creating a market analysis for a business plan can be overwhelming. Here is an easy how-to guide to help any entrepreneur succeed with their market analysis.

4 Helpful Tips for Small Businesses Struggling due to COVID-19

4 Helpful Tips for Small Businesses Struggling due to COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a huge effect on businesses in the last year. We’ve gathered some tips to help you keep your business going through these difficult times.

Sole Proprietorship Advantages and Disadvantages

Sole Proprietorship Advantages and Disadvantages

What are the advantages and disadvantages of a sole proprietorship? This article provides all the information, including the pros and cons of a sole proprietorship.

How Smarter Loans Helps Entrepreneurs Make Financial Decisions

How Smarter Loans Helps Entrepreneurs Make Financial Decisions

In this article, we highlight some of the ways our partner Smarter Loans makes it simple for business owners to make their financial decisions.

What is the Best Degree for an Entrepreneur?

What is the Best Degree for an Entrepreneur?

Curious about the best degree to pursue to become an entrepreneur? We’ve rounded up 13 of the best degrees for aspiring business owners.

Preparing for Your First Pitch Competition

Preparing for Your First Pitch Competition

Never pitched a new entrepreneurial venture before? Here are all the top tips you need to be successful as a new entrepreneur in a pitch competition.

Inside Ownr’s New Brand: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Our Designers

Inside Ownr’s New Brand: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Our Designers

See what our creative team had to say about Ownr’s new brand and what advice they have for entrepreneurs working on their own brand.

Our Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Working Capital

Our Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Working Capital

Unsure why working capital is important for your business or how it can benefit you as an entrepreneur? Check out our comprehensive guide on working capital for more.

How to Incorporate: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Incorporation in Canada

How to Incorporate: The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Incorporation in Canada

There are a lot of articles on incorporating in Canada. Our goal with this guide is to be the best, most comprehensive resource for entrepreneurs looking to incorporate.

Shareholders’ Agreement: Everything You Need To Know

Shareholders’ Agreement: Everything You Need To Know

What is a Shareholders’ Agreement and how might it benefit your business? In this article, we explain the purpose of a Shareholders’ Agreement and why many businesses choose to have one prepared early on.

Innovating with the Innovators: Law Firms See Value of Working with Startups

Innovating with the Innovators: Law Firms See Value of Working with Startups

With digital technology widely predicted to be a key driver of the Canadian economy in the decades to come, it’s not surprising to see law firms jostling to attract the next generation of Canadian technology companies. In the process of attracting and serving these clients, law firms are embracing innovative changes to their service delivery models, billing practices and use of technology.

How to Incorporate in British Columbia: The Definitive Guide

How to Incorporate in British Columbia: The Definitive Guide

This is a short introduction to incorporating a business under the provincial laws of British Columbia.

How to Choose a Fiscal Year-End for My Business?

How to Choose a Fiscal Year-End for My Business?

Choosing a fiscal year-end is one of the first questions entrepreneurs are asked when incorporating their business. But what date should you choose for your business?

The Unexpected Benefits of Managing Your Minute Book Online

The Unexpected Benefits of Managing Your Minute Book Online

More and more business owners are making the switch to an online minute book platform to keep all legal information in one place. The benefits are obvious, but the biggest advantage is probably the least well known: greater transparency and understanding of the legal underpinnings of your company.

What to Do Differently When Starting a Business During a Downturn

What to Do Differently When Starting a Business During a Downturn

Starting a business is never easy, and during a downturn like the one we’re experiencing now, there’s an extra layer of complexity to mitigate risks. So what needs to change in order to increase your likelihood of success? We review five things to do a little differently, now that the world has changed.