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7 statistics about Canadian small businesses

Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Now that it’s a new year – and a new decade – we wanted to take stock of the state of small business in Canada. Here are seven recent statistics about Canadian small businesses. Of the employer businesses in Canada, 1.18 million (97.9%) were small businesses, with 1-99 employees. Ontario had the highest number of […]

Entrepreneurial inspiration from Julia Hartz

Saturday, January 4th, 2020

At GoForth, we know that many entrepreneurs take a few tries to find a small business idea that sticks – nearly half of all small businesses opened in Canada each year don’t make it to their fifth birthday. However, that doesn’t mean that failure is necessarily a bad thing. Failure in some form is experienced […]

Download GoForth Institute’s free small business resources

Saturday, June 1st, 2019

At GoForth Institute, we take pride in staying on top of the latest developments. In 2018, we refreshed our course content in response to sea changes in business and in society. We’ve also updated our comprehensive Entrepreneur Library, featuring a wide variety of articles on topics from customer experience, to finding the break-even point, to […]

What is the break-even point?

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

The break-even point is a critical number for every small business. Yet, many Canadian entrepreneurs don’t know the point at which sales will translate into profit. Let’s break down the break-even analysis and help you easily understand how it’s calculated. Why is break-even important? The break-even point is critical for entrepreneurs, because any money coming […]

How much does it cost to start a small business in Canada?

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

You’ve done all the necessary market research, you’ve upleveled some of your important entrepreneurship skills, and you’re ready to start the small business of your dreams. So – how much money will you need? It’s important that you know your start-up costs ahead of time. We know entrepreneurship is exciting, but you don’t want to […]

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