Archived — Small Business Financing Profiles: Informally Financed SMEs
Small Business, Tourism and Marketplace Services
Small Business and Tourism Branch
This profile looks at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that received financing for risk capital through the informal marketplace in Canada. The informal marketplace is composed of two types of investors: family or friends, and business angels (individuals who invest their personal funds at arm's length in businesses owned and operated by individuals unrelated to them). This article examines the differences between these two types of investors and the impact of their investments on SMEs.
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Registration number: 60028
Catalogue number: Iu188-4/6-2006
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