Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

October 16, 2009 12:07 ET

BDC's October edition of eProfit$: Spotlight on 30th Small Business Week

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - October 16, 2009) - The October issue of eProfit$ puts the spotlight on Small Business Week, a BDC trademark event that showcases the energy and efforts of Canadian entrepreneurs of all ages. Jean-René Halde, BDC's President and CEO paid tribute to their important contribution to the national economy during a recent speech at the Canadian Club of Ottawa. Download the video.

    In this issue:

    Entrepreneurs in spotlight for 30th Small Business Week
    Activities across Canada to mark annual event.

    Never too young to succeed
    Good advice is key for young entrepreneurs.

    New accounting standards for entrepreneurs finalized
    Available for use by end of year for early adopters.

    Tips for entrepreneurs on running an effective board
    Much depends on why and how the board was set up.

    Wholesale trade secrets
    Globetrotting entrepreneur gets down to business.
Entrepreneurs are also invited to ask a question online to our BDC Consulting expert. This month's theme is: Finding new leads and getting the first meeting. If you seek in-depth expert opinions on the topics listed above, contact BDC's media relation team. Business editors are welcome to reproduce the content. This issue of eProfit$ will be available for download until November 15, 2009. About BDC BDC is Canada's business development bank. From more than 100 offices across the country, BDC promotes entrepreneurship by providing highly tailored financing, venture capital and consulting services to entrepreneurs. Visit for more information. Small Business Week is a registered trademark of BDC.

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