A Nation of Entrepreneurs: The changing face of Canadian entrepreneurship


Report by BDC, October 2019

Entrepreneurship is making a comeback in Canada: 44,700 Canadians started a business in 2018—the highest number in a decade.

Who are these new entrepreneurs? And what skills do they have?

BDC surveyed over 1,000 Canadian entrepreneurs to understand their motivations as well as the skills they have that allows them to build and grow their businesses.

Find out:

  • Who is leading the growth in Canadian entrepreneurship
  • What motivates entrepreneurs to pursue this career
  • Which skills help drive business performance and promote professional satisfaction