A good business plan will help you to build the profitability of your new product or service and to discover what is unique or innovative about your idea so you can sell it.
Our guide, Planning for Success: Your Guide to Preparing a Business and Marketing Plan, can help you outline a comprehensive strategy for your business.
Canada Business Network, administered by ACOA in Atlantic Canada, will provide you with timely information on government programs, regulations and resources to help you start and grow your business.
ACOA has several programs that can help you with financing your business idea. Click here for information about our financing programs.
The Community Business Development Corporations (CBDCs) ― which are funded by ACOA through the Community Futures Program ― provide loans and equity financing for the creation and expansion of small businesses in rural communities throughout Atlantic Canada.
The Business Development Bank of Canada provides financial and management services to small- and medium-sized businesses. There are 13 branches in Atlantic Canada.
Once you’ve established your new venture, we can also help you grow... find out how we can help you expand your business.