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Early stage financing for small business

October 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm PDT

How to Borrow Money to Start a Business


Entrepreneurs and their ideas come in all shapes and sizes but the one common issue they all must address is early stage financing. It’s estimated that roughly 82% of new businesses fail due to cashflow problems.

So, how do you secure that all-important early stage financing? In this seminar, representatives from Vancity Microfinance and Futurpreneur Canada will walk you through the steps needed to acquire start-up funds.


  • Understand the various financing options available
  • How your credit rating can affect the process
  • Insight on how to get a “yes” from a lender
  • The importance of your business plan
  • How mentorship can help you
  • The role of community building