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Woman entrepreneur

Get access to resources, knowledge and partners to start or grow your business

It takes guts, hard work and passion to start and run a business. However, it also helps to have access to financing, information and partners who can provide the right support at the right time.

We’ve dedicated $1.4B over 3 years in lending to majority women-owned companies, and we’ve launched a slew of initiatives to support your ambition. It’s our way of saying: we’re committed to your success.

Grow or scale your business

Find what you need to reach the next level

Have you been in business for a few years and have a strong desire to grow? If you're looking for practical advice and accessible resources to help expand your business, you're in the right place.

We've put together a selection of tools and articles as well as inspiring success stories just for you. You will also find a list of upcoming events, key partners and BDC services designed to support your growth and ambition.

I’m growing or scaling my business

Start your business

Take the next step in your entrepreneurial journey

Do you want to start a new business or purchase one for sale? If so, there's a lot to figure out before making the jump.

Browse our articles, resources and inspiring success stories to get started on the right path, and find partners who can help make your venture a success.

I’m starting a business

What type of woman entrepreneur are you?

Entrepreneurs have different needs and aspirations depending on where they find themselves in their business journey.

Check out our infographic

The Women in Technology Fund

Looking for funding to take your tech company to a whole new level? We’ve got $200 million to invest in women-led technology businesses. Will yours be the next investment success?

Find out more

Find an event near you

Browse our calendar and find a selection of women entrepreneur-focused events in your area.

Jun 22
Jul 11
Jul 15-17
Sep 11
Sep 26-27
Oct 4
Oct 11
Oct 22-24
Oct 25
Oct 26
Nov 7
Nov 21
Nov 28

* Event in French only

Dec 4
Dec 6
Dec 11
Jan 22
Jan 29
Jan 31

Meet our partners

Take a look at our partners’ page, where you’ll find a network of organizations dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs reach their full potential.

Futurpreneur Canada
Réseau des Femmes d'affaires du Québec
Start-up Canada
Women's Entrepreneurial opportunity Center
Learn more about our partnerships

Talk to a dedicated representative in your area

Contact us to find out about networking and mentoring events in your area, or to learn about our financing and advisory services solutions.

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