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find your business number

How Do I Find My Ontario Business Number

Original Publish Date: Nov 28,2019 Across Canada, the BN number refers to the Business Number attached to your business with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).  When a business incorporates, the CRA BN number is automatically...
Selling on eBay

How to Sell on eBay Canada & 11 Bonus Tips for Success

Many people wonder about how to sell on eBay, and rightfully so. eBay is the second-largest e-commerce marketplace in North America, second only to Amazon. Here are some interesting eBay statistics that prove that starting...
domain name extensions

9 Must Ask Questions Before Registering Your Domain Name

Original Post Date: May 7, 2020 Establishing your business online is a vital step in expanding your customer base by informing people of the goods and services you provide and giving them an easy way...
understanding venture capital

A Definitive Guide to How Venture Capital Works

Venture Capital - An Introduction The global venture capital market soared to $300.5 billion in 2020, the second-biggest year for venture capital funding in a decade. In Canada, 2019 saw $6.2 billion in investments in homegrown...
employee stock options

Employee Stock Options in Canada

Introduction Stock option programs have been a standard part of compensation packages for years. Stock options were a big attraction for top talent to new tech companies during the dot-com bubble of the late 1990s. By...
what is drop shipping

What is Dropshipping?

Introduction It’s easier today to start a business than ever before. Whether starting a small business or incorporating a business, you can do so quickly and affordably. And, you can fully start, operate and grow...
point of sale system

POS Systems (Point of Sale)

Every business owner needs operational, managerial, and marketing capabilities to run his or her business as smoothly as possible. From ensuring that the inventory is sufficiently stocked to monitoring sales data, these skills are...
small business funding

Small Business Funding Opportunities

Starting and growing a successful business takes a commitment of time, hard work and, in some cases, money. Although there are many business ideas that you can get started with very little or no...
buying an existing business

How to Buy an Existing Business

Buying an existing business may be a great opportunity  if your dream is to be an entrepreneur, but you want to avoid some of the risks that go along with starting a new business....
business startup

5 Bad Excuses For Not Starting A Business

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to own your own business? No more being told what to do. No more enduring tasks that you don’t consider worthwhile. No more putting in...

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