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How to Make Sure Your Business Stays Financially Healthy

If you start to get sick, you can usually nurse yourself back to health with soup and Netflix. When your business is sick it won’t recover on its own. You’ll have to make some major changes. Here are a few simple ways you can make sure your small business in good financial health from the start,

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How To Navigate Canada’s Tangled Regulation And Build Your FinTech Startup

This article originally appeared on Betakit.

What is the common thread between building trust with clients, creating partnerships with big banks, and building a compliant product? They all require your company to have strong regulatory expertise.

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Moving From A Side Hustle To A Full-Time Gig

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You’ve been clocking in at your day job for what seems like decades, but like any good 💪 aspiring entrepreneur 💪 you always have a side hustle going on. Whether you’re feeding your passion or just your wallet, a side hustle is a smart way to build your reputation and earn some extra cash.

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Day One: Meet Michael Sacca, Head of Marketing and Business Development at Dribbble

In our Day One series, we talk with inspirational entrepreneurs and thought leaders to learn about the people behind some of Canada’s most interesting businesses. As we rebuild banking for modern businesses, we’ll showcase the people behind the transactions.

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What To Do After Incorporating

Congratulations – you’ve completed the first step to building a wonderful business🍾 ! But remember, with great power comes with great responsibility. Before you disrupt/pivot/incubate/accelerate there are a few things you need to get out of the way.

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How to Incorporate a Business in Canada

You want to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, a side hustle, or just a dream. Once you’re ready to get going, things can end up moving way too fast. Soon you’ll have a pile of tasks you need to take care of so you can get from 💡 to 🚀.

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What We Learned At C2 Montreal 2017

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Ferst Digital was selected by The Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Family Foundation’s Emerging Entrepreneur program to attend C2 Montreal 2017 🙏.  Eytan (our CEO and co-founder) and I had the opportunity to immerse ourselves in the 3-day long experience that focused on new ideas 💡 and changing the way business is done 🤔.

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Day One: Meet Andy Nulman, CEO of Play The Future


In our Day One series, we talk with inspirational entrepreneurs to learn about the people behind some of Canada’s most interesting businesses. As we rebuild banking for modern businesses, we’ll showcase the people behind the transactions. We’ll talk about their journey,

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How Your Business Can Avoid A Tax Audit

Getting audited by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is something every entrepreneur dreads 😓. It’s a time-consuming, stressful and costly process.

While you can’t completely protect yourself from getting audited, these are some steps your business can take to avoid showing up on the CRA’s radar.

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The Records Your Business Needs To Keep (And How Long You Need To Keep Them)

, entertainment receipts, filed tax documents, vehicle expenses… lots of paperwork. The good news is you usually don’t need to keep your records in perpetuity, but the maybe-bad news is you can’t throw them away immediately, either.

Your financial records will serve a number of purposes.

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