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Canada among top five best countries for young digital entrepreneurs

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Ernst & Young and the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance have released the EY G20 Digital Entrepreneurship Barometer for 2016, which assesses the overall success of G20 countries in fostering entrepreneurship. The goal in doing this is to “provide a standardized assessment of the digital entrepreneurship ecosystem across the G20 to help identify areas of relative […]

2017 tax tips for Canadian small businesses

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Tax season is upon us, and many small businesses owners around Canada are busy getting their financial ducks in a row. At GoForth, we know tax time can be stressful or confusing, so we’ve compiled some tax-related blog posts that will hopefully shed some light on this topic for you. Accounting records that small business […]

How do entrepreneurs pay themselves?

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

When starting a small business, entrepreneurs have a lot of things to think about, money-wise. Should you buy or lease your location? Do you have to rent equipment? When will you break even? Should you look for angel investment, or take out a small business loan? Paying yourself is something you may also be curious about […]

When to hire in your small business

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

When we interviewed successful entrepreneurs across Canada, one of the areas of difficulty they found in their businesses was the decision of when to hire employees. So – how do you know when to hire your first employees? Sum everything up in a big pros and cons list — identify what benefits an employee could […]

Using a line of credit to finance a small business

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Debt financing is money loaned to you or your business, for which the lender has a right to earn interest. Many small business turn to debt financing through commercial banks and credit unions. These institutions will lend a portion of the value of your business’ fixed assets. You can then use this financing to buy […]

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