Are you starting a new business, and not sure where to get funding? Do not fret, AAG has got you covered. The AAG Small Business Startup Guide and the Startup Timeline are tools made just for you.

The Complete Guide to Funding Your Small Business

Let the AAG professional grant consultants take you through the process of starting your own small businessbuilding your business plan, and helping you search for grant funding. We provide you with the tools you need to succeed with simple-to-follow steps through the entire process. You will get access to our expert-developed business startup tools and the assistance your business needs. The tools such as the Business Plan BuilderInvestor PitchDeck, and the Funding Database are all you will need to succeed. 

And if that isn’t enough and you just need that extra push or support, you can rest assured that our members-only services and experts will help you succeed.

The Complete Guide to Funding Your Small Business


Our Small Business Startup Guide and Timeline will help you right from the start. From the moment you decide on your business idea, the type of business license you need, and all the way through the business plan creation process, the search for government or private grant funding, and to the launch of your small business, our guide and timeline will be there helping you every step of the way.


If applicable to your business, our Investor PitchDeck is available to help you create your own small business presentation (a pitch deck). This presentation can be used to promote your small business idea to potential investors similar to shows like Shark Tank or Dragons Den. The pitch deck presentation tool is self-explanatory and ready to use.


Oh no a business plan! No need to stress about writing your business plan from scratch when you have access to our professional grant consultants who can help you with crafting a great business plan. You will also get unrestricted access to the AAG business plan creator, which allows you to make your own business plan in little to no time with simple to follow, fill in the blanks style steps all while you watch your business plan score improve.

The Complete Guide to Funding Your Small Business

If you need funding for your small business, no better tool to use than our Funding Database. With over 1,500 sources of funding programs available from both government agencies and private investors, you can use our Startup Guide and Timeline to guide you through the process of searching and applying for funding. 

The Startup Timeline

Once you’ve read the Small Business Startup Guide you can take advantage of the interactive startup timeline. 

The interactive Startup Timeline was created by industry experts with hopes that the average entrepreneur is able to use and follow the step-by-step process to starting a business, creating a business plan and through the search for funding, all in hopes to simplify the process and launch a successful business. The timeline is available to all members of CanadaStartups and provides you with reading material, tasks for each step as well as resources where needed. 

All of the tools that are available with your membership to the Startup Portal are also integrated within the timeline for further simplification and ease of use. The timeline is truly one tool that all entrepreneurs should take advantage of as it provides expert guidance in a step-by-step process to achieve your business goals.

The Complete Guide to Funding Your Small Business

Start with Day 1, but first, take advantage of our professional grant consultation with an AAG expert