The future of Canadian cannabis

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If you feel like your understanding of the Canadian cannabis market changes with the wind, you’re not alone. One year after cannabis was legalized in Canada, the regulations have changed a number of times. Particularly in Ontario, the retail strategy seems to be a moving target for producers, who are now facing an issue of ….

Foundational elements of a successful business acquisition

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In business, there are many ways to grow. At Zeifmans, we’ve spent nearly 60 years assisting our clients in gaining market share and strengthening their business portfolios. We have decades of experience guiding small to mid-sized businesses as they implement our innovative strategies for growth- including countless business acquisition scenarios that have led to notable ….

For Tech startups, salary isn’t the only way to attract talent

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For Tech entrepreneurs, attracting the right talent early on can pose a challenge. Building out a stellar team of engaged individuals is undeniably critical to gaining market share and growing an organization over the long term. But with research and development investment being a huge priority in the early stages, most Tech startups don’t have ….

4 ways to build your real estate portfolio without buying property

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When most people think about developing their real estate portfolio, they picture purchasing real property (such as a house or a commercial property). While those options are among the most common real estate purchases, owning a physical property is not the only way to enter into real estate market. Owning a property can be a ….

The economics of esports: 5 predictions for the industry

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For those of us old enough to remember “Arcade Culture”, the phenomenon of esports might conjure the image of teenagers flocking around a talented Pac-Man player at the local shopping mall. But contrary to its early roots, the esports industry has recently exploded into a multi-billion-dollar economy legitimized by hundreds of millions of fans worldwide. ….

Zeifmans joins the VINE Group for a #VINERant on real estate accounting

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Zeifmans Real Estate team members, David Posner and Jonah Bidner stopped by the VINE Group’s office to discuss real estate accounting, tax and business tips for: Investing in real estate and what to consider before entering the market Building your Real Estate portfolio and what you should let your financial advisor know The importance of consulting with ….

Americans investing in Canadian real estate

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Canadian real estate may not be cheap[1], but there are several reasons why the True North has become an attractive option for American investors seeking rental income. Firstly, the favourable exchange rate for U.S. citizens means that the American dollar can stretch a bit further. Secondly, demand for rental properties has increased exponentially in recent ….

Zeifmans’ Quarterly 3 – Commercial Real Estate Edition

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Zeifmans’ Quarterly 3 is back for its Commercial Real Estate edition, where partners Ahmad Aslam and David Posner answer 3 of your real estate sector, business, tax and accounting questions. Today, Ahmad and David examine the following commercial real estate topics:  Exploring potential excess costs commercial real estate property buyers need to be aware of when looking ….

5 matters to consider when contemplating selling your startup: Part 2

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Last month, we published a blog post that discussed some of the most common external factors that motivate entrepreneurs to consider the option of selling a tech startup. But market factors are ultimately only one facet of a much larger picture. For most entrepreneurs, the decision to sell is a very personal one, based on ….