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Weekend Reading List

Futurpreneur | July 24, 2015

Photo Credit: Angela Sabas

It’s time for a roundup of some great content we have found over the last week online for entrepreneurs. Need a weekend read? Here is a list to power through that is sure to provide useful tips and strategies that will help you stay motivated and propel your business to the next stage.

Ten ways small businesses can tap into government money

Many small businesses aren’t taking advantage of all the government grants, credits, and incentives available to them. Teri Kirk, President and CEO of The Funding Portal recommends ten ways that small businesses can increase government funding of their businesses.

Why these young entrepreneurs would not have made it without their mentors

A good mentor is one of the key ingredients in helping small businesses succeed. In fact, small businesses that receive mentoring stay in business for at least five years. Andrew Devenport, the CEO of Youth Business International shares three businesses he witnessed grow with the help of a mentor.

Five international business tips for entrepreneurs and other brave souls

Doing business internationally isn’t easy for any business executive, especially if you are an entrepreneur. From unexpected costs, to the commitment your business will have to make, these five tips are sure to aid you should you be considering expanding your business internationally.

Eight costly startup expenses that are actually worth the investment

When starting a business, an entrepreneur is especially careful about how they spend their money. Sujan Patel, the Vice President of Marketing at When I Work suggests eight products and services that although seem costly, will pay off for your business.

Six ways to bootstrap the PR your startup needs but can’t afford

Getting the word out about your startup or small business can be difficult and costly. Elliott Tomaeno, the Founder of Astrsk, a PR agency, suggests six strategies that will help you market your business now, and in the future.

Compiled by: Christopher Fletcher, Futurpreneur Canada Intern