Small Business is BIG in Canada

MONTREAL, Feb 3, 2016 – Did you know that small and medium-sized businesses contribute to more than half of Canada’s gross domestic product? Here's a helpful infographic with statistics on the state of the small business economy in Canada.

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Will your business be part of the 81% this year for technology innovation?

MONTREAL, Jan 27, 2016 – If you are a small business owner running a restaurant, sometimes the last thing you want to think about is creating the next marketing plan for the New Year in addition to your never ending task list. This is a good time to…

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Six tips to take your restaurant business to the next level in 2016

MONTREAL, Jan 20, 2016 – Are you taking advantage of new social media and innovative technologies? If not, you’re missing out on key opportunities to help with the efficiencies of running your small business. According to a survey conducted by Canada Entrepreneur, 81% of small businesses…

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The Truth Behind Small Business Loans

MONTREAL, Jan 13, 2016 – The term business ‘loan’ often frightens many people, especially business owners. We are here to help you uncover the truth from these myths…

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How to Optimize your Small Business on LinkedIN

MONTREAL, Jan 6, 2016 – We often use Facebook as the main outlet to increase customer engagement. What about LinkedIN? Here are some tips to optimize your business profile to get more out of LinkedIN.

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Get your small business ready for the New Year

MONTREAL, Dec 30, 2015 – Statistically, small businesses perform stronger in the New Year when they plan their goals well in advance. Here are some of the best practices to make the most of your business planning…

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Are you doing everything you can to show your customers that you appreciate them?

MONTREAL, Dec 21, 2015 – Did you know that 68% of customers dislike big retail chains because they feel the company is indifferent to them? Here are a few ways you can show your loyal customers how much their business means to you.

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Five Facebook Tips Small Businesses Should Not Ignore

MONTREAL, Dec 8, 2015 – Facebook estimates that it is home to more than 30 million active small business pages. How will your business get noticed? Here are five tips to increase customer engagement on your Facebook page…

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Five Ways to Maximize Your Holiday Season

MONTREAL, Dec 3, 2015 – We are less than a month away from Christmas. Are you ready for the holiday rush? An overwhelming number of consumers shop at small and medium sized businesses…

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Supporting the Growth of Women Entrepreneurs

MONTREAL, Nov 24, 2015 – The number of women small business owners in Canada has significantly increased in the last decade. According to Stats Canada 2013…

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CIBC and Thinking Capital redefine small business borrowing in Canada with real-time adjudication, faster funding

MONTREAL, Nov 18, 2015 – Today marks a critical next step in Thinking Capital’s goal of changing the way small businesses borrow in Canada…

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Weekly Tips to Help Your Business Grow this Holiday Season

MONTREAL, Nov 17, 2015 – The holidays are quickly approaching and that means there isn’t much time to get your business prepared for the rush. We would love to provide you with the tools and resources to…

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Thinking Capital named as one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50™ companies

MONTREAL, Nov 13, 2015 – We’re honoured to be chosen for the Deloitte Fast 50 award for Canada’s 50 fastest growing technology companies, demonstrating bold innovation, dedicated leadership and strong growth.…

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Driving Growth, Innovation and Job Creation in Canada

TORONTO, Nov 12, 2015 – Since 2006, we’ve proudly helped over 10,000 Canadian small businesses grow. A few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Mike Eppel from 680 News to speak about…

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Fall Tips to Grow your SMB

MONTREAL, Nov 10, 2015 – As the weather is getting colder, more customers are taking shelter indoors, heading on vacations or preparing for the holiday season. Here are some ideas …

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Welcome to the Future of Lending

MONTREAL, Nov 5, 2015 – We’ve been invited to speak at MaRS Fintech’s #P2PLending The Future of Lending Now! Join us on November 23rd in Toronto as our CEO, Jeff Mitelman…

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This Week’s Tips!

MONTREAL, Nov 2, 2015 – ‘Tis the season to bring in new customers. Think outside of the box with fresh and creative ideas for your SMB and don’t let money hold you back…

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Grow your business with Thinking Capital and Moneris

MONTREAL, Oct 23, 2015 – It goes without saying that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) need capital to grow - that’s why Moneris has teamed up with great bank partners and merchant financers like Thinking Capital…

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Thinking Capital @ the FinTech Montreal Conference on October 14th

MONTREAL, Oct 20, 2015 – When it comes to operating a successful FinTech start-up we have many years of experience…

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Thinking Capital @ This Year’s Small Business Forum Part #1

MONTREAL, Oct 20, 2015 – As an active member of the small business community in Canada, we attended this year’s Small Business Forum in Toronto. Below are some helpful tips to help you effectively manage your cash flow…

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Back to School Contest – Grand Prize Winner of $5,000 Revealed!

TORONTO, Oct 20, 2015 – Thank you to all the small businesses who participated in our Back to School contest. There was an overwhelming response from businesses across Canada.

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Five questions with Jeff Mitelman, CEO and Co-Founder, Thinking Capital

MONTREAL, Oct 16, 2015 – Learn more about Thinking Capital with these five questions to our CEO and co-founder, Jeff Mitelman.

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Fast Facts about Small Business in Canada

MONTREAL, Oct 16, 2015 – Here are some fast facts about Small Business in Canada.

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Thinking Capital Announces New Partnership

MONTREAL, Sept 25, 2015 – We announced an exciting new partnership with CT-Payment. Together our teams are committed in fueling your SMB’s growth better than ever.

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CT-Payment 2015-2016 ISO event at the ALT Hotel on September 24th

TORONTO, Sept 23, 2015 – We will be participating in the upcoming CT-Payment 2015-2016 ISO event on September 24th at the ALT Hotel in Toronto.

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The traditional lending market can often shut out small businesses when they need financial help most.

MONTREAL, July 3, 2015 – Montreal Gazette’s Peter Hadekel speaks with us to learn more about our alternative lending options and desire to help our customers grow.

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Video: Peter Mazoff with TVA Argent host Pierre Cantin

MONTREAL, June 23, 2015 – Our president and co-founder Peter Mazoff visited Montreal financial show TVA Argent this June. He met up with host Pierre Cantin to discuss all things Thinking Capital.

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Real-time insights with Heroku

MONTREAL, June 23, 2015 – We are helping our customers' businesses grow by arming our sales team with Heroku and Salesforce. This gives us access to real-time insights that can assist our current customers in reaching their SMB goals.

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Financing Made Smarter, Not Harder for Canadian Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

TORONTO, June 16, 2015 – Canada’s leading source of funding for the country’s small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) has a new name.

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Welcome to Thinking Capital

Over the past 8 years, Advanceit has helped empower more than 10,000 small businesses to realize their potential with smart ideas and the means to fund them.

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3 Times your Business Should Actually Outsource

Succeeding in business requires focusing on your strengths and perfecting your unique product or service offering. If you're too distracted by elements of your business that don't drive growth and revenue, however, then you're probably not maximizing the type of growth and revenue that your business is capable of.

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5 Growth Hacking Tips for Small Businesses

One of the greatest challenges for small businesses is competing with the bigger guys. Even if you have a better product or price point, their size affords them more brand name recognition, making them more accessible to share of the market. In an effort to grow their businesses more quickly with fewer resources, and compete with much larger competitors, many SMBs are employing a strategy known as "growth hacking."

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5 Online Reputation Management Tips for Local Businesses

Online reputation management is a must in the digital age, as more and more customers are relying on Google and their social networks for suggestions. Unfortunately, the general public cannot always be counted on to help you manage your business' online brand.

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3 Times your Business Should Actually Outsource

Succeeding in business requires focusing on your strengths...

5 Growth Hacking Tips for Small Businesses

One of the greatest challenges for small businesses is competing with...

5 Online Reputation Management Tips for Local Businesses

Online reputation management is a must in the digital age...