Fundica's 2023 Small Business Survey of Financial Institutions

In an effort to understand the intricate challenges faced by small business owners and their expectations of financial institutions (FIs), we surveyed 820 entrepreneurs in collaboration with several…


The Power of Data Analytics in Small Business Lending

Editor’s Note: This is a guest article written by Erica Cosentino, Marketing Manager at Boss Insights. In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) play…


5 Ways for Financial Institutions to Attract Small Business Clients

In the United States, small and medium businesses (SMBs) made up 99.7% of all businesses with paid employees (SBA, 2020), while in Canada they made up 99,8% (ISED Canada, 2022). Attracting and…


The Startup Canada Podcast: Democratizing Access to Funding

Our Co-founder and CEO Mike Lee was recently a guest on Startup Canada's podcast, sponsored by Mastercard and Scotiabank , which provides advice on multiple business topics…


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2022 Small Business Survey of Financial Institutions

Once again, we decided to start the year with a survey (986 respondents) of small businesses to find out more about their needs in terms of funding and support. This year, we focused on what small…


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The Fundica Connection

Fundica helps financial institutions and other entrepreneur supporting organizations acquire and retain commercial clients. Here is how. You can attract entrepreneurs and small businesses by helping…


Fundica User Satisfaction Survey Results

View Full Size At the beginning of 2021, we launched a survey to find out how small businesses who used Fundica felt about our platform. We also used the occasion to learn more about their opinions…


Fintech Tools to Facilitate the Key Funding Steps

According to Marc Alloul, investor and co-founder of Budgeto, “most small business failures happen because entrepreneurs are not prepared and have not planned ahead”. Sometimes, it can seem like…


The Latest Digital Banking Trends

The COVID-19 pandemic forced several key economic sectors to take a rapid digital turn, including financial institutions. This unexpected change came with its fair share of challenges. Still, entire…


How to Find Funding During the Pandemic

Like everything these days, equity investment in early-stage tech Canadian companies is a little different than it was before the COVID pandemic. Here are the trends that we have noticed: 1. Small…