Start up with Swoop

Starting a business can feel like a minefield – there are so many things to consider. At Swoop, we get it. That’s why we’ve broken it down into three simple steps so you have everything you need to scale and grow your new business.

1. Get up and running

It’s early days. Let’s make sure you’ve got all the basics covered so you’re all set for the next step in your journey.

2. Get a handle on your finances

Raise funding and manage your money.

It’s now time to make sure you’re in the best position to grow your business. Review a range of options that will help you grow and save on outgoings, too.

3. Prepare for the future

Get expert advice on how to thrive.

You’re ready to look ahead and enlist the help of experts – set your business up for success!

1. Get up and running

It’s early days. Let’s make sure you’ve got all the basics covered so you’re all set for the next step in your journey.

Register your business

Set up your business as a sole trader or corporation with the CRA.

Choose and register your domain name

Visit a domain registrar, confirm that your chosen name is available and choose how long you would like to reserve the name for. Pay the registrar to complete the process.

Register with Swoop

As your business grows, so does the need for funding. We’ve partnered with hundreds of Canadian loan, equity, and grant providers to help you easily and quickly find the funds your business needs, when you need it.

2. Get a handle on your finances

It’s now time to make sure you’re in the best position to grow your business. Review a range of options that will help you save, scale and track your money.

Funding via
startup loans
Get up to $60,000 in financing & mentoring for up to two years.
Funding via
grants
Review the grant opportunities available to your business and check your eligibility.
Funding via
SR&ED tax credits
Quickly unlock cash from innovation being created by your business.
Funding via
IRAP
Get advice, connections, and funding to take your idea to market.

Have you thought about external investment?

If your business needs money to grow, you might want to explore external investment, selling a stake in exchange for cash. Here are some options to help you get started.

Make your pitch deck stand out from the crowd

To attract investment, you’ll need a compelling pitch deck. Find out what to include, what to leave out, and how to structure a winning pitch. 

Explore your equity options with Swoop

Get access to Swoop’s vast network of investors, including venture capital, angels, angel syndicates and family offices. Submit your pitch deck (10 – 20 slides) to Swoop to find out if we can support your next funding round.

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3. Prepare for the future

You’re ready to look ahead and enlist the help of experts – set your business up for success!

Expert advice

Review your business strategy and receive guidance and support from business specialists to help you achieve your vision.

Swoop resources

Make the most of Swoop’s resources – we’re here to empower you to make the best decisions for your business.

Testimonials

Don’t waste time, there are plenty of funding and saving solutions to help your business grow

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