Business Planning Resources
- BizPaL- Step by step guide to find the permits and licences you may require when starting or operating your business
- Saskatchewan Business Resources- Resources for Starting and Managing a Business, as listed by the government of Saskatchewan
- City of Saskatoon Business Startup Guide- A convenient guide to help guide your business through the licensing process
- "How to Craft a Business Plan That Will Turn Investors Heads" - A great article with a checklist of the minimum information you should include in your business plan
- Industry Canada SME Benchmarking Tool
- Saskbiz.ca- for community profiles
- Industry Canada: Canadian Company Capabilities- Find companies that can supply your organization with the goods, services and technology it needs.
- HBS Elevator Pitch Tool
Websites for Entrepreneurial Research, Brainstorming, and News
- Inc.com- A place where entrepreneurs and business owners can find useful information, advice, insights, resources and inspiration for running and growing their businesses
- YoungEntrepreneurs.com- A free online community for young entrepreneurs. The site features articles by both members and outside experts, member profile pages and business directory, young entrepreneur success stories, and an active discussion forum
- TED - Ideas worth spreading- Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world
- Forbes: Entrepreneurs- Articles focused on entrepreneurship and start-up
- Industry Canada: Analyze key economic indicators for sectors of the Canadian economy, compare your business with industry averages, and find other in-depth, industry-specific information.
- Factiva: A news service, covering global and business news and information from over 10,000 authoritative sources including The Globe and Mail, National Post, The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and the Associated Press, and D&B company profiles.
- FPinfomart FP Advisor: Contains corporate and financial news and data for Canadian companies. Includes some Canadian private company information as well as industry details.
- GlobalEDGE: Tools and resources to efficiently research nearly any international business question you may have.
- Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner- Over 2000 free videos and podcasts, featuring entrepreneurship and innovation thought leaders
- Conference Board of Canada
- Bank of Canada