Our commitment

Black entrepreneurs are making a significant contribution to our communities and our economy, yet they face unique barriers that prevent them from achieving their full potential. BDC is here to help.


to the needs of the Black entrepreneurs


by working with organizations that serve the Black community


to provide tangible solutions

Growing your business

Recent studies consistently cite access to capital as the main barrier to success. We have partnered to provide the following programs:

Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund

Financing of up to $250,000. Led by FACE.

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Black Entrepreneur Startup Program

Financing of up to $60,000, plus mentorship for entrepreneurs aged 18-39. Led by Futurpreneur.

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Black Innovation Fund

A venture fund for black-led tech start-ups. Led by BKR Capital.

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Byron and Dexter Peart - Founders of Goodee

Goodee: Buy less, but better

Byron and Dexter Peart are entrepreneurs passionate about design and style and they know many consumers want beautiful and sustainable home furnishings. Listen to the Peart brothers describe how Goodee is a socially conscious brand that carefully chooses products that meet both criteria.

Stronger together

We are proud to work with these partners to support the Black business community across Canada.


Flexible, patient loans to cover your business needs.

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Wide-ranging advice from seasoned business experts.

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