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Article September 30, 2020 Read how the EDC BCAP Guarantee helped Good Natured Products get financing.
Article September 11, 2020 Traditionally, Fluid mainly specialized in producing environmentally responsible, advanced chemical systems for a variety of uses within the oil and gas sector. Now they are also producing hand sanitizer.
Success Story From a backyard start-up to a Canadian export success story, Nova Craft Canoe shares Canadian values and culture with the world.
Article July 24, 2020 Mondetta has become one of Canada’s major suppliers of medical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Article June 15, 2020 Stepping up to support frontline workers
Article June 05, 2020 To avoid losing pre-payments for new machinery, this pottery company decided to insure them.
Blog November 07, 2019 Ecobee, an export development canada cleantech export star, is finding new ways to help cities become more sustainable
Blog October 21, 2019 Did you know 50% to 60% of retail sales usually come in the last three months?
Success Story Two EDC products gave Muttluks the confidence to try sales in the U.S.
Success Story This natural beauty product company turned to EDC to mitigate its risks and access more money when international opportunities arose
Success Story Accessing EDC’s Export Guarantee Program allowed this hockey-training company to deliver the world’s largest synthetic ice rink in Mexico
Blog June 04, 2019 Eco-beauty entrepreneur on the rewards, challenges of owning your own business
Success Story Accessing EDC Select Credit Insurance provided peace of mind for Joy Yap when her natural beauty company started exporting to the U.S.
Success Story This pet accessory company came to EDC to access working capital when their unique technology helped them garner attention and take on large international contracts right away.
Success Story The company was able to take on contracts — some as large as $8 million — thanks to guarantees from EDC that helped to ease cash flow problems.
Success Story Vancouver-based Grace and Stella Co. deliver a spa experience to your home using the power of e-commerce.
Blog May 23, 2018 From Dragon’s Den to a $10 million company, four tips that helped Rebels Refinery become an international success.
Blog April 20, 2018 EDC’s Chief Representative for Greater China, Chia Wan Liew, helps Canadian businesses sell to China.
Video This is the story of a young entrepreneur who turned a home-based start-up, G3, into one of the most successful producers of backcountry ski equipment in North America.
Blog January 23, 2018 Learn how two of eBay’s Entrepreneur of the Year award winners sell on eBay.
Video This children’s lifestyle brand paired business savvy with insurance to find international success.
Article November 21, 2017 Since the 1964 hit "Walk, Don't Run", Montreal-based musician Robert Godin began modifying and customizing guitars, as well as making a new one from scratch.
Article October 25, 2017 Abbyshot started out by running a home-sewing business. Now, they export in over 50 countries and work with companies like ABC/Disney and Sony Pictures.
Success Story The story of British Columbia wind and water sports company Ocean Rodeo is a story about passion, collaboration, risk and opportunity.
Article September 01, 2017 Since the entry of curling in the 1998 Olympic games, the sport has seen an evolution. Companies like Asham Curling Supplies are finding success in exporting.
Article August 10, 2017 Read how Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal has found success in exporting cultural products through their international tours.
Blog July 26, 2017 The four best-selling Canadian musicians of all time, both at home and in export markets, are women. Read how they’ve changed the export world.
Blog July 18, 2017 The rise of music streaming has globalized the marketplace and Canada is exporting more music today than ever before. Here’s why.
Article June 26, 2017 Sean O’Reilly, founder and CEO of Arcana studios, shares lessons learned from his exporting journey.
Article June 23, 2017 Founder of British Columbia based Arcana Studios shares his key to achieving global success in the creative industry. Read more to find out.
Article June 19, 2017 Learn how exporting amusement rides and telescopes overseas has helped Empire Strategies grow their business.
Article June 12, 2017 LumberMart’s Kimberley Witherspoon shares what she’s learned from exporting and more insights for Canadian SMEs.
Article June 09, 2017 Read how LumberMart successfully launched the e-commcerce side of their business to stay competitive in a saturated market.
Blog June 05, 2017 From Cirque de Soleil to The Weeknd, markets are importing Canadian arts and culture. Learn more about supporting Canadian artistry abroad.
Article May 30, 2017 Christine Deslaurier, owner of Step Up Boutique, shares lessons learned from her 10 year long export journey as an e-bay and brick & mortar store owner.
Article May 29, 2017 Find out how Step Up Boutique, a micro-multinational, has sold to 42 countries in her 10 years of business.
Article May 16, 2017 Krumpers Solar Blinds’ Diana Livshits discusses Canadian suppliers’ excellent reputation of delivering abroad. Learn how this can help your business.
Article May 15, 2017 Read how Krumpers Solar Blinds began exporting their environmentally-friendly solar blinds to markets across the world.
Article Jeff Silver, co-CEO of Silver Crystal Sports, discusses the importance of being nimble and agile to increase export sales.
Article Learn how Toronto-based company, Silver Crystal Sports, targeted the Australian market to export their product in the $12-billion sports memorabilia industry.
Article Ontario-based company Schleese Saddlery discusses how it's important educate yourself and listening to those who know more than you when it comes to exporting.
Article Have you ever wondered how saddle technology has evolved while respecting its traditional European roots? Schleese Saddlery saw its potential and pursued it.
Article Choosing and trusting your distributor can be critical to your success abroad. Read more about Canadian Natural Oils' export journey from owner Juanita Corbett.
Article Learn how this entrepreneurial couple transformed an unsightly plant into a lucrative natural oils exporting business, with a help of a good agent-distributor.
Article MyPakage Apparel's CEO discusses the art of customer services, the importance of partnerships, and how to adapt to different markets.
Article To sell their unique idea in a niche market, MyPakage Apparel strengthened its supply chain. Learn how this helped the company find success in new markets.
Article March 22, 2017 Bladetech Hockey's Anthony Morra explains how having trusted partnerships and face-to-face meetings are essential for successfully exporting products.
Article March 21, 2017 Instead of using the traditional sales routes, Bladetech Hockey focused on what they call the "Holy Grail" of hockey - NHL players - to sell their products.
Article March 08, 2017 Moxie Trades' President and CEO explains how Canada's friends south of the border played a critical role in the export success of the company she built.
Article March 07, 2017 The idea to launch a female-oriented work-wear line came to Moxie Trades' founder Marissa McTasney during her own search for women's safety equipment.
Article March 06, 2017 Learn how wholesaling through retailers helped build up m0851's reputation at home and worldwide, while maintaining its creative freedom and brand identity.
Article March 03, 2017 m0851, an apparel company based in Montreal, began exporting their creative designs from the beginning to stay competitive in international markets.
Article February 27, 2017 Once full of small-to-medium sized furnishing stores, the textile market has evolved. Find out how MW Canada has been nimble enough to evolve with it.
Article February 24, 2017 MW Canada is recognized worldwide for its ongoing development of industry-leading technologies, notably in technical textiles.
Article February 14, 2017 Hibernum, a video game developer for mobile platforms and consoles, has worked with world-renowned brands, such as Disney, Fruit Ninja, and Bruce Lee.
Article February 13, 2017 A successful crowdfunding campaign can be a great tool for building a community and testing your products. Learn from the founder of Bulat Kitchen Knives.
Article February 10, 2017 A knife aficionado and foodie, Bulat Kitchen Knife's creator beat his goal of raising $25,000 in the first 24 hours of the 30-day campaign through crowdfunding.
Article February 09, 2017 Planning for crowdfunding is just as critical as the selling phase. Learn more from Revol Technologies, which created custom-fit Bluetooth earphones.
Article February 08, 2017 Montreal's Revol Technologies raised over $2.5 million, and secured approximately 10,500 customers in more than 100 countries through crowdfunding.
Article January 18, 2017 First through Canada Post, Wooki's CEO starting exporting his products through eBay. Learn how e-commerce can provide a "natural transition" to exporting.
Article January 17, 2017 Gatineau, Quebec native Adrien Lavoie went from selling merchandise from his parents' basement to regularly shippings his products to 45 countries.
Article January 16, 2017 eBay Canada's managing director Andrea Stairs explains the power of e-commerce, as most Canadian eBay commercial sellers export to an average of 20 countries.
Article December 26, 2016 Gongshow Gear co-founders discss how their popular hockey lifestyle brand scored big in the global market, especially in the U.S., Europe and Australia.
Article August 15, 2016 What once started off as a joke became an opportunity to sell a lifestyle product in China. Learn how Edmonton's Vitality Air became an exporter overnight.
Article August 15, 2016 Vitality Air's president and CEO explains how supply and demand for a Canadian products led to tremendous exporting opportunities in China and other countries.
Article June 16, 2016 Gongshow Gear started with a novel idea at a university pub in 2002. Fifteen years later, they are a global success, selling in stores around the world and online.
Article March 31, 2016 TWI Foods started in 1997 with just one oven. Now, the company has two facilities and international export success, which accounts for two-thirds of its annual revenue.
Article February 10, 2016 Buddy's Kitchen thrives by keeping your furry companion happy and healthy with next-generation nutritional pet food. Learn about their export journey and success.