Whatever the size of your new venture, whether you're just contemplating starting your own business or have recently launched a new company, CIBC Small Business has the financial services to help get you off to a strong start. Take advantage of the following resources, providing information and guidance to help get you up and running with confidence.
CIBC Small Business Start Strong Guide
Ideas, insights and hands-on planning tools to help launch your new business.
Tips from Successful Business Owners(PDF, 160 KB)
What does it take to ensure your great business idea becomes a successful, thriving business? According to successful businesses, there are a number of key factors that can contribute to the success of a new business.
Lessons from a Successful Small Business: An Interview
Co-Founder/CEO of Wave, Kirk Simpson is always looking for new ways to make tools work for small business owners. He discusses how he took his company from startup to growth.
Franchising combines the expertise and marketing sophistication of a franchiser with the entrepreneurial motivation and investment capital of a franchisee.
Smart investing leads to sweet success for Modern Jelly Doughnuts(PDF, 110 KB)
Whether you're starting a new business or growing an established one, it's important to set up your infrastructure early in the game. Read more about the key ingredients to a successful business plan.
Yellow Dog Brewing: Strategic Location and Family- Friendly Atmosphere Brew Results (PDF, 110 KB)
Where you choose to base your business can often have a direct impact on your growth and profitability. Read more on how one company’s choice of location contributed to their success.
Entrepreneur Grants Give Intellijoint Surgical a Leg Up(PDF, 100 KB)
Small business start-ups often find it hard to access capital since they typically lack credit history and collateral. This article shows how one company started strong by securing financing from governments and other investors.