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Sep 09, 2019, 07:00 ET BDC Small Business Week™ 2019 celebrates Canada, a nation of entrepreneurs

To highlight its 75th anniversary, BDC is showcasing the people behind the success of Canadian small- and medium-sized businesses MONTREAL, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The 40th edition of BDC Small...


Sep 05, 2019, 07:00 ET BDC named to "Best For The World 2019" list as one of world's top-performing B Corps

Canada's first B Corp bank recognized for high governance and workplace standards MONTREAL, Sept. 5, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC, Canada's bank for entrepreneurs, has been named a "Best For The World...


Aug 13, 2019, 07:00 ET BDC welcomes three new Board Members

MONTREAL, Aug. 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC, Canada's bank for entrepreneurs, is pleased to welcome three diverse and experienced leaders from Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario and British Columbia...


Aug 08, 2019, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - BDC logo

MONTREAL, Aug. 8, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC, Canada's bank for entrepreneurs, recently refreshed its stock images, following the launch of its new brand identity some time ago. The Bank asks that when...


Jul 24, 2019, 06:00 ET BDC enhances access to its services and supports more business owners than ever

The Bank announces another year of strong performance in fiscal 2019 MONTREAL, July 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada's bank for entrepreneurs, BDC, has made it easier than ever for entrepreneurs to...


Jul 12, 2019, 07:00 ET BDC announces $300 million in commercial loans to fuel growth of Atlantic Canada businesses

New financing builds on 2017 commitment to lend $280 million to Atlantic entrepreneurs ST. JOHN'S, July 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC, Canada's bank for entrepreneurs, announced today it will make...


Jul 10, 2019, 07:00 ET Pit Caribou microbrewery acquired with $3.4 million in financing from BDC Capital and Desjardins Capital

QUÉBEC and L'ANSE‑À‑BEAUFILS, QC, July 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC Capital's Growth & Transition Capital division and Desjardins Capital have partnered to provide, in equal parts, $3.4 million in...


Jul 09, 2019, 06:00 ET Strong online presence drives growth: BDC study

46% of respondents identify increased sales or revenues as the main benefit of being online. MONTREAL, July 9, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - A new study released today by BDC, Canada's bank for entrepreneurs,...


Jun 18, 2019, 05:00 ET New study finds 62% of business owners feel depressed at least once a week

Canadian Mental Health Association study supported by BDC takes pulse of entrepreneurs' well-being TORONTO and MONTREAL, June 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA),...


Jun 12, 2019, 08:00 ET Women entrepreneurs and exporting: Carleton University and The Beacon Agency conduct national study with BDC and EDC

The partnership will assist women-owned businesses grow outside of Canada OTTAWA, June 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Women-led businesses make up only 15 per cent of total exports in Canada. Canada's bank...


Jun 04, 2019, 07:00 ET BDC Capital launches $250 Million Industrial Innovation Venture Fund

Joe Regan joins as the Fund Managing Partner MONTREAL, June 4, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC Capital, the investment arm of BDC is launching the $250 million Industrial Innovation Venture Fund to invest in ...


May 01, 2019, 14:03 ET BDC, winner of the 2019 Mercuriades contest

The Bank won the award in the category Development of a Web or Mobile Technology Presented by TELUS – Large Business MONTREAL, May 1, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC, Canada's bank for entrepreneurs, is a...


Apr 30, 2019, 07:00 ET Buying a business drives growth, but preparation is key, says new BDC study

Acquiring more than one business increases chances of higher revenue growth by 66% Key findings: Entrepreneurs who undertake a well-structured acquisition are 94% more likely to become high-growth...


Apr 24, 2019, 07:00 ET Impact to-date: BDC Capital's Women in Technology Venture Fund invests in 25 companies - Latest investments include Sampler and Bridgit

TORONTO, April 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC Capital's Women in Technology (WIT) Venture Fund has completed its first year of investments since the size of the fund almost tripled to $200 million,...


Mar 26, 2019, 07:00 ET BDC Capital invests over $180 million to date in business transition transactions

Amount invested is on track with $900-million commitment over five years MONTREAL, March 26 , 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC Capital, the investment arm of BDC, has invested over $180 million in...


Mar 06, 2019, 07:00 ET BDC named one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2019

MONTREAL, March 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC, Canada's bank for entrepreneurs, is pleased to announce it has been named as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2019. The Bank accepted the award ...


Feb 19, 2019, 07:00 ET BDC to invest $8-million in Kanata-based Equispheres

Investment is part of BDC's commitment to building globally competitive cleantech firms MONTRÉAL, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC, Canada's only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs, is pleased ...


Jan 24, 2019, 14:31 ET BDC Capital offers Scholarships for Kauffman Fellows Program

Opportunity for Canadian venture capitalists to hone their skills, learn from world leaders and build global connections MONTREAL, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, BDC Capital announced scholarships for...


Jan 15, 2019, 07:00 ET Labour shortage continues to limit SME investment intentions: BDC study

Over half of entrepreneurs will limit investment in 2019 due to lack of qualified workers MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Investment intentions among Canadian entrepreneurs remain stable amid...


Dec 14, 2018, 15:22 ET Effenco secures major investor for a $12M Series A Financing

BDC to invest $6 million in Effenco MONTREAL, Dec. 14, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Effenco, a leading company in electric and connected mobility has secured a major investor to fuel its rapid growth and...


Nov 30, 2018, 16:04 ET BDC Capital Inc. acquires shares of H2O Innovation Inc.

MONTREAL, Nov. 30, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - On November 30, 2018, BDC Capital Inc. ("BDC Capital"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Business Development Bank of Canada ("BDC"), purchased 7,228,915 common ...


Nov 22, 2018, 07:00 ET BDC launches free online financial literacy training for entrepreneurs

November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada MONTREAL, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC, Canada's only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs, has made available a free e-learning class in basic ...


Oct 30, 2018, 07:00 ET Innovative Canadian businesses benefit from accelerated investments from BDC Capital

MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - BDC Capital announced today that it has significantly accelerated the rhythm and size of its investments in innovative, knowledge-based Canadian businesses...


Oct 15, 2018, 06:00 ET Digitize Now: BDC Small Business Week 2018 kicks off with focus on digital transformation

Bank launches digital assessment tool and new $250 million lending envelope to help entrepreneurs make the digital shift TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Under the theme "Digitize now: Transform your...


Oct 12, 2018, 07:00 ET Minister Ng and BDC join Eigen Innovations to mark the close of its $3.5 Million Round of Equity Financing

Women in Tech Venture Fund completes investments in Eigen Innovations, Beanworks and Kiite FREDERICTON, Oct. 12, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Eigen Innovations, a Fredericton-based IoT solutions provider for...