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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.

Success Story: Samantha Lloyd | Float or Founder Recordings Inc.

Success Story: Samantha Lloyd | Float or Founder Recordings Inc.

In this Ownr Success Story, we spoke with Samantha Lloyd, a Toronto-based entrepreneur, content strategist expert, and podcaster extraordinaire. We had the chance to learn about her up-and-coming podcast, Float or Founder, which focuses on the stories, lessons and failures of Toronto-based founders and entrepreneurs, as they build their companies.

Success Story: Cerys Goodall | The Goods

Success Story: Cerys Goodall | The Goods

In this Ownr Success Story, we’re chatting with Cerys Goodall, a Toronto-based entrepreneur, expert PR strategist, and tech-enthusiast. Cerys is a powerhouse in the tech scene and has been growing with the industry for the last 20 years.

Why I Incorporated My Podcast

Why I Incorporated My Podcast

If you’re a podcaster, you’re operating a content brand that is potentially earning, or going to earn, revenue. You’re a real business and you should set yourself up as one. The first step in treating your podcast as a legitimate company is by getting it incorporated.

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.

6 Simple Steps for Starting Your Online Business

6 Simple Steps for Starting Your Online Business

E-commerce is the way of the future: you can cut the costs associated with a physical location, plus you get to choose your hours and keep all the profits. But before you get carried away with dreams of striking it rich online, here is a checklist of six considerations to help you get started.

What to Do After Incorporating?

What to Do After Incorporating?

Congratulations – you’ve incorporated your business! There are certain things that must be done to keep your company up-to-date and compliant. With Ownr, we take care of many of them auto-magically! Here’s what to do next.

The Hidden Expenses of a ‘Cheap Incorporation’

The Hidden Expenses of a ‘Cheap Incorporation’

A cheap incorporation will end up costing you a lot more in the long term. But there are options to get incorporated correctly on a limited budget. With Ownr, you can get properly incorporated in under 20 minutes and manage your company’s ongoing legal needs online––all in one spot.

Website Privacy Policies and Data Breaches: New Legal Requirements for Secure Data

Website Privacy Policies and Data Breaches: New Legal Requirements for Secure Data

For any company that stores user data online, a data breach is far more than just an internal issue. The protocols for responding to a data breach are routinely set out in a company’s online privacy policy, which users are required to review and approve before engaging with the site and uploading data.

12 New Year’s Resolutions to Grow Your Business

12 New Year’s Resolutions to Grow Your Business

The new year is the perfect time to take stock of your business and set goals. Here are 12 New Year’s resolutions to help you start the year on the right foot.

How to Incorporate in Alberta: The Definitive Guide

How to Incorporate in Alberta: The Definitive Guide

This guide provides a short summary of the steps required to incorporate a business under Alberta Law as well as items to consider to determine whether it is the right time for your business to incorporate.

Finding the Perfect Domain Name for Your Incorporated Company

Finding the Perfect Domain Name for Your Incorporated Company

You’ve done it! You’ve gone through the process of incorporating your brand new company. Now it’s time to get your company up and running online. The first step is to create an online presence and share information about your company with a website – and for an awesome website, you need a domain name.