Sherbrooke and Eastern
Type of Organization
Field of Activity
Help create and develop Canadian businesses through financing, venture capital and consulting services, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Accelerate entrepreneurs' success.
In fact, we're solely dedicated to Canadian entrepreneurs. We have a nationwide team helping more than 28,000 businesses reach their full potential.
Who we are
* More than 65 years serving Canadian entrepreneurs
* Pan-Canadian presence
* Special focus on SMEs, in sectors such as manufacturing, exporting, innovation and knowledge-based industries
* Catalyst for commercialization
* Complementary role
* Financial institution owned by the Government of Canada
What we do
Help build Canadian business capacity:
* Financing: long-term loans for projects and working capital
* Subordinate financing: hybrid debt and equity financing
* Venture capital: direct and indirect investments in high technology companies
* Consulting services: tailored, quality consulting services at a price businesses can afford