Business partners in a meeting

Useful links for start-ups

Becoming a My StartUp CFIB member is a great move for any new entrepreneur. But there are lots of other resources out there to help give you a leg up in the business world.


Scotiabank Running Start

Scotiabank recognizes and applauds small businesses for the important role they play in Canada’s economic well-being and is proud to partner with them as they grow and succeed.

Starting a small business requires careful planning, lots of commitment and energy. The Running Start for business program offers customized tools, resources and financial services designed to help you to take the next steps to realize your dream to become self-employed and achieve business success.


Futurpreneur Canada

Futurpreneur Canada has been fuelling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprise for nearly two decades. We are the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Our internationally recognized mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 2,800 volunteer mentors.