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Archived — Small Business Financing Profiles: Young Entrepreneurs (January 2006)

Small Business, Tourism and Marketplace Services

Small Business and Tourism Branch

Small Business Financing Profiles: Young Entrepreneurs (January 2006)

Canada's population is aging and a substantial number of today's entrepreneurs will soon be heading into retirement. To maintain economic growth and prosperity, it will become increasingly important that Canada's youth fill the entrepreneurial void left by the retiring baby-boom generation. Drawing on the comprehensive database of the SME Financing Data Initiative, this article provides a portrait of Canada's young entrepreneurs and examines the effect, if any, of the age of the owner on financing a small business.

Date: 2006
Format: Newsletter, HTML, PDF
Catalogue number: Iu188-4/1-2006
ISBN: 0-662-69673-5

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