Publishers of Canada's
to Business & Start-Up
Guide to Bank
& Debt Financing
Your Own Business in Canada
book has been completely revised and updated.
It is filled with advice and suggestions on how to successfully raise debt
financing for your business. It covers 261 loan programs, sub-programs and
initiatives in both the public and private sectors. It includes 593 contact
addresses, phone and fax numbers together with websites, where available.
It provides you with a brief history of banking and describes the structure of
the Canadian banking industry. It tells you about the types of loans which banks
offer. The chapter on loan-based crowdfunding has been updated.
This Edition has also been revised to cover loans and guarantees
provided by the federal, provincial and territorial governments and their
agencies or private sector partners. It describes loans for exporting and for
businesses involved with agriculture, agrifoods, aquaculture and fisheries. It
also covers micro loans and loan circles which you can access through a number
of non-governmental organizations.
This book also shows you what to do before you approach your bank manager in
order to present your business in the best light. It tells you how your bank
manager evaluates loan applications.
Learn how to factor your accounts receivable or use chattel mortgages and real
You are provided with an updated chapter on export financing. Leasing can help
you reduce cash outlay and is considered as a form of debt financing. Find out
the advantages and disadvantages.
Author, Iain Williamson,
is an entrepreneur, business consultant and
seminar leader. His views have appeared in many newspaper articles. He has also
been the guest speaker on a CBC Radio phone-in show on starting a business in a
recession. In addition, he has appeared on television shows such as: CBC TV’s
Venture; TVO’s MoneysWorth, and Canada Tonight of BCTV and CHCH Television.
Iain spent five years as a financial analyst and knows what makes business tick.
For fourteen years he operated his own businesses in importing, high technology
and manufacturing. He now operates Entrepreneurial Business Consultants of
Canada and also owns a book publishing business. He holds degrees from Oxford
University and from St. Andrew’s, Scotland.
Iain writes from firsthand experience which he shares with you. This book is
essential reading if you are seeking debt financing.
Guide to Bank & Debt Financing for Your Own Business in Canada:
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CHAPTER 1 Introduction
CHAPTER 2 The Role
CHAPTER 3 Structure
of the Canadian Banking Industry
CHAPTER 4 Types of
CHAPTER 5 Loans
from the Federal Government or its Agencies & Private Sector Partners
CHAPTER 6 Loans &
Loan Guarantees by Provincial/Territorial Governments or Their Agencies
CHAPTER 7 Other
CHAPTER 8 Loans for
Agriculture, Agrifoods, Aquaculture & Fisheries
CHAPTER 10 The
CHAPTER 11 The True
CHAPTER 14 Export
CHAPTER 15 Leasing
CHAPTER 17 Planning
and Financing From the Public & Private Sectors
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