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There are generally four ways to become a business owner: Start your own business; Take over a family-owned business; Buy a franchise; and Buy an existing operating business. Each option has its own level of risk. Start your own business. As 65% of start-ups fail, this...

At the recent IBBA conference a number of Canadians received significant  awards. Pino Bacinello joins Doug Robbins, Greg Kells and Maurice Muise as a Fellow of the IBBA. Greg Kells was the recipient of both the IBBA Chairman’s Circle Award and the IBBA Dealmaker Award The following Canadian...

A short time ago I read an article dealing with the topic “How Does Your Company Rate?”  While it was geared somewhat to companies who would normally be sold to a competitor, many of the points were relevant to all businesses.  Using the points in...