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  • Common Questions About Incorporation

    Whether you’re an established entrepreneur or a new sole proprietor, if you’re contemplating incorporating your business, you likely have questions… lots of questions. That’s great! Inquiring and doing your research is the first step to incorporating––and that’s what we’re here to help you with.  Many new entrepreneurs come to us with a multitude of questions about […]

  • Choosing Between Federal vs Provincial Incorporation

    If you’re an entrepreneur looking into incorporating your business, you probably have lots of questions. Incorporating is a big decision, and there is a lot of advice that can make it far more complex than it needs to be.One of the big questions to ask yourself is “should I incorporate federally or provincially?”The answer is: […]

  • Introducing the 2022 Growth Accelerator cohort!

    Our economy never stops growing, and the Futurpreneur team believes the growth of your company shouldn’t either. Beginning this week through to June, Futurpreneur’s Growth Accelerator has invited 14 entrepreneurs within Canada to build upon the success of their business(s). Facilitated digitally for the second year, entrepreneurs will gain invaluable knowledge on how to pitch to […]

  • G20YEA Summit: “Perfect for any company interested in expanding beyond borders”

    Hamza Khan and Daniel Martinovic are the co-founders of Vimto. Last year, the Toronto-based entrepreneurs joined the Canadian delegation to the 2020 G20YEA Summit in Saudi Arabia. Ahead of the 2021 summit in Italy, the cofounders share their experiences meeting fellow delegates, making international connections and exploring ways to expand their business globally.Vimto.co is a […]

  • How the G20YEA Summit helped me grow my business and network globally

    The 2020 G20YEA young entrepreneurship summit was a great experience and a valuable opportunity to grow my business, Benjamin David Group.This year’s summit was held in Saudi Arabia, but, given COVID-19, it wasn’t possible to hold the event face-to-face. That didn’t matter, because our Saudi hosts and official G20 YEA Saudi members stepped in and […]

  • How the Internet of Things Can Boost Entrepreneurial Success

    Source: Pexels

     We live at a time in which entrepreneurial opportunities are many and varied. Compared to just a few decades ago, today’s budding business leaders have much greater access to information and resources to help make their endeavors successful. The swift rise of the digital age has been a boon to entrepreneurs across the planet. Millennials are […]

  • Top 5 Benefits of Starting a Business in a Rural Community

     At first glance, the best way to start a business is by starting it in an urban area, full of customers. Most of the time, urban areas are the go-to places for young, up, and coming entrepreneurs. As good as it sounds, urban areas do have a considerable amount of foot traffic that can jet […]

  • You Have Your First Business Loan, Now What?

    Young black man working on laptop at a desk

    Finding and receiving approval for your first affordable small business loan is an important step for any small business, but it’s simply the first of many toward achieving your long-term goals. While you have already outlined your ideas for the money in your business plan, things aren’t always as easy as anticipated.What you do with […]

  • The Power of Personal Growth

    The Power of Personal Growth

      Dustin Hogan is founder and owner of Futurpreneur-supported The Rock Star Academy, a business dedicated to inspiring and empowering individuals to pursue their goals and dreams through personal development. He shares 3 strategies entrepreneurs can implement to achieve personal and professional growth.   The dream of being an entrepreneur is about freedom, independence, making an […]

  • Mentor Advice: Why thinking big can be the best thing you do for your business

    Mentor Juan Navarro with Futurpreneur mentee Jessica of farmer's daughter

     Futurpreneur mentor, Juan Navarro,  shares his advice for achieving the highest level of success when starting a business.    Think big. Entrepreneurs answer a vast number of questions and overcome a similar number of challenges in order to turn their business ideas into tangible realities. As an entrepreneur, you need to be able to consider and define:  […]

  • The Importance of Mentorship

    The value of mentoring by Giovanna Minenna of Futurpreneur-supported Brows by G

    Giovanna Minenna is the Founder and CEO of three Winnipeg businesses:  Futurpreneur-supported Brows by G Inc., Browluxe Inc. and Giovanna Minenna Life and Business Coaching. She’s a public speaker, hosts motivational workshops, loves nature, sustainability and helping people reach their wildest dreams. Passionate about helping people in both their personal and business lives, Giovanna shares her […]

  • New to Canada and Starting a Business

    Starting a business in Canada as a newcomer

    If you’re thinking of starting your own business in Canada, here are some things to know and consider to operate your business for success.   Canada is often viewed as the land of opportunity, both for those who have lived here their whole lives, and those who choose to make Canada their home. In fact, Canada […]

  • RBC and Futurpreneur join forces to support aspiring business owners to fuel their passions

    Futurpreneur partnership with RBC

    At Futurpreneur our incredible partners help us do what we do best – support entrepreneurs as they prepare to launch and grow their business. RBC is one of many organizations whose support has enabled us to connect with entrepreneurs across Canada at different stages of their entrepreneurial journeys.Here’s a look at how we are collaborating […]

  • What Every Small Business Needs to Do at Tax Time

    Tips for Tax Time 2019

    Tax season is here. As the deadline to lodge your tax return approaches, small business owners and sole traders need to be aware of some important dates.    The DeadlinesWhile incorporated businesses need to file taxes no later than six months after their fiscal year end, unincorporated small businesses, including self-employed people and their spouses […]

  • How to Ensure Your Business’ Compliance with the Canadian Revenue Agency

    Small Business Tax Time by Intuit

    If you own a small business, at some point, you must work with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to pay taxes, ensure compliance with current tax laws, and apply for and receive any benefits from a tax incentive program. On top of overseeing the payment and administration of taxes, the CRA offers a wealth of […]