Entrepreneur's toolkit

Business tools to help you successfully manage, grow and promote your business

To succeed today you need to have sound business sense and a set of practical tools. We offer several free resources including eBooks, webinars and business templates that will be useful whether your business is just starting out or is already well established.

Templates & business guides

Our guides and business templates are designed to help you set your business on the right path and increase your chance of success.



How to get a business loan

Find out how to prepare a winning loan request by understanding what bankers look for, how they'll assess your request and what you can do to help them say yes, even if you're a first-time business borrower.


Newsletter and Economic letter

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What is unitranche financing and how can it help my business?

Unitranche is a form of financing often used by mid-sized companies to help fund acquisitions or transitions. Find out if it could be right for your business.

What we learned from launching AcceleratorFest and ScaleupFest

In collaboration with Startupfest, BDC founded and launched AcceleratorFest and ScaleupFest. This is what we learned from that experience.

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