6 Ways to Effectively Raise Funds to Expand Your Business
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6 Ways to Effectively Raise Funds to Expand Your Business

Do you have big plans to expand your business and take it to new heights? Are your goals and business growth limited due to lack of funding? If you answered yes to these two questions, you’re not the only business owner in Canada facing this issue. The primary obstacle for many small business owners is...

Small Business Financing: Everything You Need to Know – Part 2
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Small Business Financing: Everything You Need to Know – Part 2

Many small businesses depend on financing to help them get started and achieve growth. Getting a small business loan can be a great way to see you through short-term cash-flow challenges or fund your long-term expansion plans. But when poor financial decisions are made it can be hard for a business to recover. As a...

Study shows sales and marketing the most challenging function for Canadian small businesses
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Study shows sales and marketing the most challenging function for Canadian small businesses

At Kingsmen Capital, we’re dedicated to helping small and mid-sized canadian businesses grow. Canadian small businesses account for 99% of the total 1.1 million employer businesses operating in Canada, making them the backbone of the Canadian economy. Also, Canadian small businesses employ almost 90% of the country’s private sector workforce. This means that while a...

The 5-step checklist for starting an online business
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The 5-step checklist for starting an online business

Over the years, the Internet has provided a number of business opportunities for the tech-savvy entrepreneur. However, a recent shift in the digitization of non-traditional industries and increasing awareness about the benefits of selling online, there has been a growing trend among aspiring entrepreneurs for starting an online business.  It has been estimated that around...

4 ways to build good business credit with bad personal credit
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4 ways to build good business credit with bad personal credit

You have an awesome idea for a new product or service and have the vision to create a successful brand. However, in order to start your journey as a successful entrepreneur, you need to acquire much needed startup capital. This can be harder for some than others, mainly because it’s often difficult to persuade creditors...

6 Questions to Ask Before You Apply for a Small Business Loan
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6 Questions to Ask Before You Apply for a Small Business Loan

Small business owners may need to obtain a small business loan from time to time. However, applying for a small business loan can be overwhelming for many. While online loan applications for business loans have made it easy to access capital that business owners may need, there are a lot of decisions to make when...

How to Court Millennial Customers – Small Business Trends
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How to Court Millennial Customers – Small Business Trends

Many small business owners today are faced with the dilemma of attracting and retaining millennial customers. Millennials are the younger crowd and those up to age 34, who are considered to be the biggest consumers in 2017, as they are estimated to spend $200 billion dollars. If that’s not the only reason for small business...

9 Apps Every Small Business Owner Should Use
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9 Apps Every Small Business Owner Should Use

Marketing Guru. Financial Whiz. Customer Care Specialist. As a small business owner, you have to wear many hats to keep things going. If you’re looking to increase your productivity, better organize your day, or just make your life easier as a small business owner, a good app might be just the thing. However, from the...

Don’t be afraid to approach private mortgage lenders
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Don’t be afraid to approach private mortgage lenders

Looking to purchase a property but don’t know if a bank will approve you? Many Canadians are turning to independent mortgage lenders, not because they have a bad credit, but because the approval processes are faster and lending has become easier.  Mortgage lenders come in many sizes, ranging from Royal Bank of Canada (the biggest in...

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