Raneiri leads Reach to new $30m Canadian Investment for Growth

Expansion continues, benefits online merchants, marketplaces and increase conversions, lower foreign payment processing costs and gain international customers CALGARY, AB–Reach, the leading global ecommerce payments enabler, has secured a $30 million Canadian investment, as it bids to accelerate its mission of unlocking a global customer base for merchants through a streamlined payments, tax …

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BMO Commits $1.2 Million to Help Women-Led Venture Companies Access Financing

Funding supports SheEO programs TORONTO, ON–BMO Bank of Montreal today deepened its commitment to women entrepreneurs and business owners with $1.2 million in funding provided to SheEO, a not-for-profit company which provides financial support to businesses led by women and non-binary people. This financial commitment will allow SheEO to fund …

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BDC to increase support to Canadian oil and gas sector companies

MONTREAL, QC–As part of a Team Canada response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Government of Canada, through BDC, Canada’s bank for entrepreneurs, and Export Development Canada (EDC) will make available additional financial capacity to help support Canada’s oil and gas sector. The commercial support, being developed by BDC and EDC, …

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TSG Announces Acquisition of PerfectMind

PerfectMind is the leader in the Parks and Recreation market in North America BURNABY, BC–TSG, an Advent portfolio company and leading global provider of business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to the Health and Fitness, Childcare and Education, and Boutique markets, today announced that it has acquired PerfectMind …

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CFIB Survey asks “Where do Canada’s small businesses bank?”

RBC, Scotiabank remain the most used banks by entrepreneurs, but smaller institutions gained ground TORONTO, ON–With a market share of 20 per cent, Royal Bank of Canada continues to be the most used bank by small and mid-sized businesses while the smallest businesses, those with fewer than five employees, primarily …

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CIBC adds 200 specialized advisors, new technology to support Canadian entrepreneurs

TORONTO, ON–CIBC added more than 200 business banking specialists in the last 18 months in support of its relationship-based strategy that focuses on helping business owners achieve their ambitions. In addition to expanding its dedicated business advisory teams, CIBC has equipped its advisors with market-leading tools to support entrepreneurs at …