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6 common questions investors ask in a pitch

Saturday, November 7th, 2020

Pitching your small business idea to an investor can seem daunting, and it can seem hard to know what to prepare for. When getting ready for your small business pitch, try to have answers ready for these 6 common questions that investors often ask entrepreneurs: What is your business all about? (Discuss your company, what […]

Entrepreneurial inspiration from Steve Jobs

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

Steve Jobs said many inspiring things throughout his career. Here’s one we thought you’d like. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow know what you truly want to become.”

Ideas for virtual networking

Saturday, October 17th, 2020

This year’s pandemic has changed almost everything about doing business, not least of all networking. Once a mostly in-person social thing, more and more of us are having to find ways to make new connections without leaving home. An entrepreneur’s network of personal and professional contacts is one of the key factors in success, particularly […]

Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, October 10th, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving long weekend to our fellow Canadians! We hope you can find some moments of relaxation and calm this weekend. Here are some interesting things you can read while you do so! Find Innovation Where You Least Expect It at Harvard Business Review How to rethink your digital diet and pull yourself out of […]

How are a business model and business plan different?

Saturday, October 3rd, 2020

Last week, we talked about the importance of a business model. But how is it different from a business plan? First, let’s talk a bit more about the business model. Business model The business model is a blueprint for your business. It’s an outline, showing how you’re going to run your business, and how you’re […]

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