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Are you a woman business owner or a woman who is thinking of becoming an entrepreneur? If so, this page can help you find information to start, manage and grow your business. You will also find information and links to programs and business support organizations specifically for women entrepreneurs.
You could obtain funding, training or mentoring for a project relating to the acquisition, start-up, expansion or consolidation of a business.
Support organizations for women entrepreneurs
Connect with business advisors and peers who can help you develop your skills and achieve your business goals. These organizations may also offer business resources, mentorship and networking opportunities to help get you started.
Learn more about marketing, managing employees and how to run your small business on a day-to-day basis.
Employees Discover how to recruit, hire and effectively manage your employees.
Day-to-day operations Successfully managing the ups and downs of your daily operations is the backbone of your business.
Marketing and sales How well you market your business and interact with your customers can vastly influence your success.
Selling to governments Learn how your business can take advantage of contracting opportunities from the federal, provincial, territorial, municipal and foreign governments.
Growing Discover ways to expand your business, from innovation to entering international markets.
Regulation and Taxation
Find out what permits, licences you may need and regulations you will need to follow in order to successfully run your business.Find out what permits, licences you may need and regulations you will need to follow in order to successfully run your business.
Permits and licences Find the federal, provincial/territorial and municipal permits and licences that you may need to start or manage your business.