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How to Find Investors for Your Ontario Startup

How to Find Investors for Your Ontario Startup

Imagine you have the perfect solution to a problem that you and others face. You know how to fix the issue, but you don't have the money to get started. If this sounds like you, consider finding investors. The importance of finding investors applies to new and...

5 Benefits of SEO for New Business Owners Looking to Grow Their Brand

5 Benefits of SEO for New Business Owners Looking to Grow Their Brand

Search engine optimization (SEO) can help small businesses create the fastest user-friendly websites. From there, you can rank high on search engines like Google. This will help you get tons of qualified potential customers to increase your conversation rates. With...

How Much Does a NUANS Business Search Cost in Ontario?

How Much Does a NUANS Business Search Cost in Ontario?

There are more than 400,000 businesses registered in Ontario today. Some are large, some are small, but all of them have one thing in common. They do business under a name. For some, that name may be completely unique. For incorporated businesses, then needed to...

A Step-By-Step Guide to Registering Federal Corporations in Ontario

A Step-By-Step Guide to Registering Federal Corporations in Ontario

There are about four million businesses in Canada with annual revenues of more than $30,000. Most of these businesses operate in Ontario. If your business operates in another province, but you want to do business in Ontario, you might want to set up a federal...

5 Reasons Why You Should Conduct an Ontario Corporation Search

5 Reasons Why You Should Conduct an Ontario Corporation Search

Every year, Canadians start more than 95,000 new businesses, and most of them are in Ontario. Maybe you’re thinking about setting up a new business yourself. Maybe you want to do business in Canada’s largest province. If that's the case, you should be thinking about...

Tips for Finding a Business Name in Ontario

Tips for Finding a Business Name in Ontario

You have a great business idea and you’re ready to jump out of the gate and get started. You’re only missing one crucial thing: a business name. Finding a business name that appropriately represents your business while also being accessible and catchy can be quite a...

Resources for Small Businesses in Ontario During the Start-up Phase

Resources for Small Businesses in Ontario During the Start-up Phase

Did you know that more than 97 percent of Canadian businesses are considered small? With that number in mind, it’s easy to see that SMBs are the backbone of the Canadian economy. That doesn’t necessarily mean starting a business in Canada is easy. Many business owners...

B2B Services That Will Greatly Support Your Startup Venture

B2B Services That Will Greatly Support Your Startup Venture

According to the World Bank, Canada is the third easiest country to do business in. Maybe that’s why so many people decide to embark on a startup venture here. Canada gets high marks for being business-friendly because of the availability of B2B services. Having the...

7 Essential Networking Tips You Have to Master

7 Essential Networking Tips You Have to Master

It's all about being in the right place at the right time. Networking is huge, especially if you're starting a business or seek out a new job opportunity. It can seem overwhelming to constantly hear that it's all about who you know, but people aren't wrong when they...

Starting a Business? Follow These 5 Canadian Business News Sites

Starting a Business? Follow These 5 Canadian Business News Sites

When a brilliant business idea strikes, most people are motivated to start a new business right away. However, a quick search for "how to start a business in Canada" can quickly become intimidating. With so much information out there, it's hard to know where to...

Getting Ready: How to Prepare Incorporation Documents in Ontario

Getting Ready: How to Prepare Incorporation Documents in Ontario

Around 95,000 new businesses appear on the Canadian landscape every year. Many of these are in Ontario. When you start a business in Ontario, you have a few choices to make. One of these is about the business structure. You can decide to operate as a Corporation, Sole...

Ontario vs. Federal Corporation: Understanding the Differences

Ontario vs. Federal Corporation: Understanding the Differences

Are you looking to start a corporation in Canada? That's great news. Do you know where to start?  Well, if you don't, keep reading. The first step is to determine whether you want to incorporate federally or provincially in Ontario. Well, what's the difference? In...

Canadian Business Owners, Take Note: All About Federal HST in Ontario

Canadian Business Owners, Take Note: All About Federal HST in Ontario

Every year, the Government of Canada collects almost 12 percent of its revenue in the form of GST. The Goods and Services Tax replaced a hidden manufacturers’ tax in the 1980s. The provinces also levy their own provincial sales tax, except Alberta. In 2010, Ontario...

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