Scotia Running Start for business

Right for you if:

  • Your business is less than 2 years old
  • You want savings on bundled personal or business banking services

New to Canada?

The Scotiabank Startright for business program can help you finance your business.


Business Banking and Borrowing§

  • $0 monthly plan fee for the first 3 months on Account Plan for business, Account Plan for agriculture or Scotia Professional® Plus Account Plan with monthly plan fee waived for 3 months.1
  • Get a Scotia Momentum® for business VISA* card with the annual fee waived for the first year
  • Credit Line for business¥ or Credit Line for agriculture¥ with the standard monthly credit facility fee waived for the first five months on new accounts2
  • Overdraft Protection for business¥ with the standard monthly credit facility fee wavied for the first five months3
  • ScotiaLine® for business VISA card at Scotiabank prime for the first six months on new accounts3
  • Term Loan for business and Term Loans for agriculture with principal payment deferral on Government Guaranteed Loans5

Personal Banking and Borrowing

  • 3 months free banking on a new eligible banking account6
  • Special personal lending offers‡¥

CFIB’s My StartUp

  • Save big on services your business needs, like payroll, Internet and payment processing.
  • Get just-in-time support and advice from experienced business counsellors.
  • Take advantage of online courses tailored to the needs of new businesses.

Accounting Software from Intuit®*

  • 1 free year of Quickbooks Online©*
  • Plus save 25% on TurboTax

D + H™* Logo Design Service

  • Up to 4 colour logo design with 1 revision
  • Up to 4 colour business cards with logo (limited quantity)
  • Discounted price of $149, retail value of over $500.00

Chase Paymentech™: Make More, Save More
Fast, reliable and affordable payment processing with a partner you can trust. Sign up with Chase Paymentech, receive savings of more than $250 with:

  • A one-time $200 Rebate8
  • No Application Fee
  • No additional cost for merchant deposits into your Scotiabank business banking account†*

Scotia Plan Writer® for business

  • Leading edge and easy-to-use interactive business planning tool
  • Step-by-step instructions and advice on how to write, organize and use your business plan
  • Interactive spreadsheets and calculators
  • Ability to download to word processing software for printing and distribution

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