Business Funding

Hartley can help you create the right funding strategy and find the right funding sources for the various stages of your entrepreneurial growth.

Creating a professional Business Plan is the first key step in preparing to approach lenders and investors. It is your “calling card” and gets you into the right meetings for the funding of your venture.

Funding options vary depending on the exact stage of growth. Hartley will assist you in developing the right funding strategy, a winning Business Plan and professional presentation so you will be well prepared to approach the funding market.

Some funding options include:

  • Private early round funding
  • Bank funding
  • Government grants and government guarantee loans
  • Angel investors
  • Venture Capital Corporation
  • Other private equity investment options

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$6,000 Grant Funding Now Available
for Your Business Plan

The BC Ministry of Agriculture’s BC Advisory Service Program for BC’s small scale processors is now offering up to $6,000 grant funding for companies in British Columbia needing professional planning and strategic reports to effectively support the growth potential of the business ideas.

Whether your business is at the conceptual stage or if you are currently active in your business, you may be approved for one or more of the following strategic reports;

Formal Business Plan – Marketing Plan – Succession Planning – Business Structure – Cost of Production – Risk Assessment – Human Resources – Value-added Ventures – Financial Management

This grant funding program is called Growing Forward 2 — a federal and provincial initiative. Hartley Berg has been a designated Business Consultant for Growing Forward 2 grant funding program, since 2008.