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Pros and cons of sole proprietorship in Canada

Saturday, January 16th, 2021

A sole proprietorship is the oldest, simplest and most common form of organization for a company. It’s a business owned by one person — the sole proprietor — and is unincorporated. Easy as that! Quick facts about sole proprietorship in Canada As the business owner, you own all assets, earnings, and profits. However, you also […]

Intellectual property for small businesses in Canada

Saturday, January 9th, 2021

How can you protect your small business’ intellectual property in Canada? Let’s discuss the main ways you can protect your IP. These are: patents, copyright, trademarks, industrial design patents, integrated circuit topographies, and trade secrets. Patent Patents are needed for new gadgets, processes, apparatuses, products, or compositions of matter that haven’t had any previous exposure […]

Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, December 12th, 2020

We hope you are finding ways to unwind and recharge this holiday season. Here are some interesting small business articles we wanted to share. Why Tenacity Is One of the Most Critical but Overlooked Entrepreneurial Skills at Entrepreneur Why you should still take days off this holiday season at Fast Company AIfred Health Raises a […]

Top 10 entrepreneurship myths

Saturday, December 5th, 2020

The world of entrepreneurship often seems very different to those who have been in it for a while, compared to those just starting out. Here are the top 10 entrepreneurship myths as told to us by Canadian entrepreneurs – what do you make of them? Myth #1: Entrepreneurship is an extraordinary phenomenon – only a […]

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 […]

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