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Partnerships that unlock potential

Fund your next big idea

In partnership with CIBC, Futurpreneur provides young business starters 18 to 39 with financing, mentorship and resources to help turn entrepreneurship dreams into thriving businesses.

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Black Owned Toronto

We're proud to partner with Black Owned TO, a showcase of products and services offered by Black business owners in Toronto. Shop today and support local communities.

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The BlackNorth Initiative

Founded by Wes Hall and co-chaired by CIBC President and CEO, Victor G. Dodig, The BlackNorth Initiative is on a mission to end anti-Black systemic racism by using a business-first mindset.

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Stories from business owners like you

Video: How Kerin John created a platform dedicated to Black-owned businesses

"My goal was to start supporting more Black-owned businesses and start putting more money into my own community."

 Play video (5 minutes) about how Kerin John is supporting Black-owned businesses.

Video: How Carvery’s Construction Limited is continuing to expand in Nova Scotia

“We’re moving into a $4.5 million dollar building. I feel like going forward it's going to be even better.”

 Play video (2 minutes) about how Carvery Construction is expanding in Nova Scotia.

Building for Success: Tips from Lawyer and Entrepreneur Charles Osuji

"Running a law firm is no child’s play. You are both a lawyer and a business owner. Grow slowly. Focus on good customer service. Be kind to your staff."

 Read article (2 minutes) about running a successful law firm and business.

Our commitment to supporting Black entrepreneurs 

The Youth Accelerator is a new, multi-year program developed in collaboration with the BlackNorth Initiative. It’s part of our commitment to removing barriers and helping members of the Black community achieve their ambitions.

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In support of amplifying voices from the Black community, the CIBC President and CEO, Victor G. Dodig, provided his platform to CIBC team member, Jordan Nyinabangi, to share his perspective during Black History Month.

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Start your banking relationship with us today

Keep your business finances organized with our cost-effective account. Plus, save on fees when you bank electronically.

Cash offer

Earn $300 cashwhen you incorporate your business and open your CIBC Business Account.

Learn more about the CIBC Everyday Business Operating Account.

Earn points that don’t expire2, and combine your Aventura business and personal credit card points to reward yourself sooner.

Exclusive offer

First 2 years' annual fee rebated3

Learn more about the CIBC Aventura Visa Card for Business.

Get flexible access to the funds you need for big ticket purchases or to consolidate higher interest debt.

Exclusive offer

0.50% off the CIBC approved rate4

Learn more about the CIBC Personal Line of Credit.

Simplify your banking with one full-service account.

Exclusive offer

No monthly fee for 24 months5

Learn more about the CIBC Smart Plus Account.

Start earning up to 4% cash back on your everyday purchases.6

Bundle and save

Receive an ongoing annual fee rebate with your CIBC Smart Plus Account.7

Or get an annual fee rebate for the first 2 years.

Learn more about the CIBC Dividend Visa Infinite Card.

Skip the trip to the branch and bank online, any time. Access your account information, transfer funds and conveniently pay your employees and suppliers, so you can spend more time running your business.

Learn more about CIBC Online Banking for Business.

Business tips, guides and expert advice

Financial forecasting 101

Learn how to build a projection of the potential revenue, expenses and cash on hand that your business could expect over the coming year. 

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How credit can impact your start-up

Understand the differences between personal credit and business credit and which you should choose for financing your business.

 Read article (6 minutes) about how credit can impact your start-up.

Tips for starting a business

Proper planning and checking off the right tasks on your to-do list can help you start strong when launching your new business.

 Read article (5 minutes) about starting a business.

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