Every business has to start someplace, so why not now? TBC has the tools, funds, and resources to help you learn the ins-and-outs of getting your idea off the ground. All for free!
WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING:
Business Plan Development
Information on Funding Opportunities
BELOW ARE THE CATEGORIES OF FUNDING THAT MIGHT APPLY TO YOUR BUSINESS
Blue Sky Net
Business Development Bank of Canada
Community Futures Corporations
Fair Finance Fund
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation
Northern Ontario Women (NOW)
Ontario Government Business Funding
Ontario Trillium Foundation
RAIN - Rural Agri-innovation Network
Rise Asset Development
Waubetek Business Development Corporation
DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCE OVERVIEW AND GUIDES
Business Plan Overview
This overview will provide you with an outline of what is involved in creating a business plan, what information is required and some tips and tricks to assist you. A full Business Plan Guide is available at your request at TBC.
Glossary of Financial Terms
The following are some commonly used financial terms with definitions that maycome up in discussions around business planning, funding, the sale of a businessand/or the transfer of ownership. These terms are commonly used by investors,bankers, consultants, advisors, and mentors.
Quick Facts Guide
This guide will provide you with information when starting a business including business structures, insurance, HST, licenses, employees, and more and also includes important contact information.
Incorporation Overview and Facts
This guide covers the basics of incorporating including types of corporations, choosing a corporate name, advantages and disadvantages of incorporating and important contacts.
Hiring your First Employee
This guide covers the initial details everyone should understand before hiring their first employee.
Claiming Business Expenses
Overview of claiming your business income for self-employed individuals.
Quick overview on the process of registering for HST.
Intellectual Property In Canada
A quick glance in chart format of what each form of intellectual property represents in Canada.
Is this Business Viable for You? - Questions to ask yourself
This document provides some starting questions that every entrepreneur should ask themselves before partaking in their business venture.