By all accounts, Louisbourg Seafoods was doing wonderfully well back in 2007. The family-operated seafood business had more than 20 years’ experience under its belt, employed about 140 people and had annual sales of $10M.
If you’re in the early stages of a start-up, often the capital comes from your own pocket, friends and family or an angel investor. But if you’re in the rapid growth stage, you may want to look at venture capital or mezzanine...
A development banker looks to support a business’s growth needs, which is often about providing more than financing, such as offering advice, or introducing a partner that could assist with their products or services. A development banker...
Everyone’s keeping their eyes on a partially-finished cleantech facility in Chester, Nova Scotia that’s rumoured to change the world.
But just because Sustane Technologies already has municipalities from across Canada, and... Read More
Services make up close to half of Canada’s exports, but goods are often the first thing that pops to mind when we think about exports. This is too bad because exportation is an essential tool in making a business more competitive and efficient... Read More
If you have a seasonal business, such as in tourism or farming, you may have difficulty meeting financial obligations during slow periods. Even though your revenues may be decreasing, you still have to pay your fixed costs. Read More
You’ve got big plans to expand your small business. Say you’d like to buy a new delivery truck, hire a sales representative or move into a bigger office.
Your plans will cost money—so how will you pay for them? Read More