foundation for healthy finances:

Financial Took Kit

Business Calculator

  • BDC's free business loan calculator will help you to calculate your monthly payments and the interest cost of your loan.

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Financing Toolkit for Tech Businesses

  • Your complete kit for financing your tech business!

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  • This calculator shows the percentage of a company’s assets financed by creditors.

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Are you Ready to Apply for a Business Loan?

  • Take this quiz to discover what it takes to get approved for a business loan

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Cash Flow Quiz for Entrepreneurs

  • Do you know enough about cash flow to effectively run your company? Take this quiz to find out!

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Small Business fundamentals:

BDC Learning Centre

How to Start a Business

  • Your guide to starting your business!

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4 Seasons of Reconciliation (sustainability)

  • 4 Seasons of Reconciliation provides the foundational knowledge on the relationship between Canada, Indigenous Peoples, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC).
  • It promotes a renewed relationship between Indigenous Peoples and Canadians through transformative learning about truth and reconciliation.
  • Developed by the First Nations University of Canada and Reconciliation Canada, BDC is proud to offer this course to you for free.

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Marketing Fundamentals (Marketing, Sales & Export)

  • In this engaging game you will learn the fundamentals of marketing by participating in a car rally across Canada.

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Financial Fundamentals I (Money & Finance)

  • This game will equip you with the basic financial knowledge and skills you need to manage your business’s finances and make sound decisions to guide your company’s growth.

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Financial Fundamentals II (Money & Finance)

  • This e-learning course will provide you with insights into your business and increase your financial literacy as you learn how to manage financial challenges.

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profit & purpose: building for a prosperous, inclusive, green economy.

Sustainability & Impact

Building a Better Tomorrow

Inspiring Stories

E-Guide-How Canadian Entrepreneurs are Taking on The Environmental Challenge

Measure everything that matters: your company's health and its impact on others

  • Customer Experience: The Secret to Online Sales Success

    BDC Advisory Services experts will present astep-by-stepapproach for optimizing your website to attract and convert customers.

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  • Step by Step Guide to Getting a Business Loan

    Use this quick and simple guide to get your next (or first!) business loan

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  • Step by Step Guide to Getting a Business Loan

    Use this quick and simple guide to get your next (or first!) business loan

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  • Winning New Customers in a Changing Economy

    BDC Experts share advice on how to close leads more efficiently and improve sales processes at every step of the way, from preparation to execution.

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  • How to Increase Sales for your Food & Beverage Business

    Join BDC experts as they share how to identify the right growth avenues for your business, whether that’s tapping into new food trends, diversifying your product line or entering new markets.

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  • Productivity Matters: 3 Essential Projects to Boost your Business Productivity

    Join BDC Experts for ahands-onwebinar followed by a Q&A where you'll discover 3 projects you can start right away to improve your business’s productivity, operational efficiency and profits.

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Founders Fund x BDC

BDC is the only bank exclusively dedicated to Canadian entrepreneurs.

BDC is here to help your business be more productive, profitable, resilient, inclusive, and green. This looks like support in lending, investing, advising and connecting you to the resources and partners (like Founders Fund) to enhance your success.

Services are delivered by more than 2,600 employees at over 100 business centres across Canada. You can get started by visiting BDC's website for more information.

“Only a quarter of Canada’s entrepreneurs are women and BDC wants to the change that,” said Laura Didyk, Vice President, Client Diversity. “We recognize that not every entrepreneur starts from the same place. Systemic barriers and bias can hold people back. Working with partners like Founders Fund, we are committed to bridging this gap and ensuring every entrepreneur has the opportunity to reach their full potential.”

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About Founders Fund:

For Founders by Founders.
Founders Fund is a virtual community hub powered by Tease for founders seeking barrier free funding, education and mentorship.

We support diverse women founders during every stage of their growth.