How we help mid-market businesses

We provide junior capital ranging from
$500,000 to $10,000,000
  • Enhancing access to junior capital for the Manitoba mid-market Manitoba has one of the most diverse and stable economies in Canada thanks to a thriving community of entrepreneurs and mid-market businesses. However, with limited access to funding, these dynamic businesses are unable to unlock their full growth potential. First West Capital specializes in crafting junior capital solutions for the mid-market. This approach allows local… Learn More
  • Launch new markets Six things to know before launching your business into new markets Entering new markets can represent a significant growth opportunity for your business – but the road to launching your business into new, undiscovered territory can be challenging and somewhat daunting. It takes time, resources and patience to see a return on your investment. But with the right action plan and professional advice, you can turn… Learn More
  • Year in review Looking back on 2019 2019 was proof that mid-market business are innovative, adaptable and striving for growth. We witnessed how technology is evolving and impacting the business ecosystem, and how businesses are continuing to adapt and navigate change. This past year was a year of growth for us. We grew our team, our connections within the entrepreneurial community and… Learn More
  • Team Finders, Keepers: Tips on hiring and retaining talent Based on the recent study, Striving for Growth, conducted by First West Capital, 17% of business owners identify employee acquisition and/or retention as one of the main causes holding their business back. Finding and keeping the right employee can be challenging. Entrepreneurs have many competing priorities and staff turnover can really throw a wrench into… Learn More
  • 2019 Deloitte Fast 50™ Program Winners The 2019 Deloitte Fast 50™ recently announced the top technology entrepreneurs in Canada, recognizing innovation and rapid growth in the technology industry. We’re proud to support the Deloitte Fast 50™ as sponsors for the second year in a row. Congratulations to all of the Canadian tech companies making an impact on innovation and the business… Learn More

Our clients

We’re proud to partner with the best and brightest Canadian entrepreneurs and businesses across a wide variety of industries.

We decided to work with First West Capital because they were willing to be creative and were very clear on what they do best: addressing our funding gap with speed and certainty.
Oliver Steffen, Owner, G3 Genuine Guide Gear