Who we are
We are a different kind of bank
We are Canada’s business development bank and the only financial institution devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs.
- We support entrepreneurs in all industries and at all stages of development from 118 business centres across Canada and online at bdc.ca.
- We’re committed to the long-term success of Canadian entrepreneurs and we understand that a business is more than just dollars and cents.
- We complement the role played by private-sector financial institutions and have been serving Canadian entrepreneurs since 1944.
- We are a financially sustainable Crown corporation and we operate at arm’s length from our sole shareholder, the Government of Canada.
We take pride in the success of our clients who:
$251Bin annual revenues
16%of our clients are exporters