How to Start Business Booklet Released!

booklet-4-picture-engEver dream of operating your own business but do not know where to start or even if it is a viable idea? GEDC Business Centre can help!  We are your first point of contact for all your business needs. 

GEDC, your local Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) has resources and professionals that can assist with business planning, start-up, maintenance and expansion. We also have a 3-Tier Lending Program designed to help finance businesses based on their needs.

We have just recently released our fourth edition in our Booklet Series “How to Start a Business”.   It takes the reader through the general stages of starting a business:  Developing the Idea, Planning for Success, Financing for Small Business, and Ready-Set-Go!  It is a great starting tool for someone who is thinking about opening / operating their own business.

Other booklets in the series are: Starting a Not-For-Profit Organization, Business Resource Guide, and Entrepreneur’s Responsibilities.  All of which are available in both official languages on our website report page at or in print at our office.   Our booklets are guides and provide general overviews for entrepreneurs and business owners.

GEDC fosters and encourages the start-up and operation of successful enterprise in all economic sectors within the Greenstone region. The Corporation is a community-based, non-profit organization administered by a volunteer Board of Directors and is funded by FedNor. Visit our website, email info@gedc.a or call 807-854-2273 for more information.