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Business Owner and Investor

You are on: Get Organized

Get Organized

You’ve just arrived in Canada and have lots to think about. If you haven’t already taken care of your personal needs, now is the time to get organized.

Here are a few key tips that can help you to set up your business.

Expand - Research and validate your business idea in Canada Research and validate your business idea in Canada

Expand - Understand what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur Understand what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur

 Expand - Do the groundwork that will improve your business’s chances of success Do the groundwork that will improve your business’s chances of success

You are on: Get Advice

Get Advice

Be sure to talk to advisors early in the process of starting your business. If you don’t have a banker, lawyer, accountant or management consultant, ask family members, friends, business colleagues and community contacts for referrals.

Expand - Consult an RBC business advisor Consult an RBC business advisor

Expand - Consult a lawyer Consult a lawyer

Expand - Consult an accountant Consult an accountant

Expand - Look into government support Look into government support

You are on: Get Established

Get Established

Here are some tips to keep in mind as you start to plan for your business.

Expand - Separate your personal and business spending Separate your personal and business spending

Expand - Build your credit history in Canada Build your credit history in Canada

Expand - Become familiar with Canadian business practices Become familiar with Canadian business practices

Expand - Conduct competitive research to find out what sells in Canada Conduct competitive research to find out what sells in Canada

Expand - Build a network Build a network

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