Join us for an evening of networking and discussion with BC's leading entrepreneurs at INSPIRE 2015. REGISTER NOW
Small business office space

Build something big.

At Small Business BC, we provide the building blocks to help entrepreneurs like you start and grow successful businesses.

How We Help


Business Education

Business theory is one thing. Applying it is another. We teach practical skills and knowledge you can use in the real world.

Find out more ▶
Expert Advice

Expert Advice & Help

Bouncing ideas off of friends and family can be helpful, but it's no substitute for talking to a qualified expert.

Find out more ▶

Registration Services

We can help you register your business and its name, as well as register for GST/PST and prepare it importing and exporting.

Find out more ▶

Resources & Tools

Small Business BC offers dozens of free checklists, resources and tools designed to help save you time and money.

Find out more ▶

Here to Help at Every Step

Starting a Business

Just Starting Out?

You have an idea that could change your industry. Or, at least, your life. At Small Business BC, we can help you make that happen.

Find out more ▶
Growing a Business

Already Growing?

Have a established, growing business? Our team is here to support you at any stage with affordable education and advice.

Find out more ▶
Exiting a Business

Planning to Exit?

If you're getting ready to exit your business, we'll help you access the tools to develop a succession plan or sell your business.

Find out more ▶
Nicholas & Fred2 Meet Nicolas Rousseau, ByNature

Success Story

Nicolas Rousseau never considered entrepreneurship as an option. He just knew that it was a part of who he was. After years researching plants as a horticultural researcher in France and Canada, Nicolas wanted to find a way to connect people with nature in their own homes. He then realized […]

Latest Articles

You can be forgiven for thinking that email marketing is old news, since the arrival and growth of social media for business. Open any business site and you will see hundreds of how to market on social media articles and very few on email marketing. But a recent survey by […]

Market research is essential to understanding your customers and your competition. It provides you with intelligence that can help direct your business planning and strategy. The key to successful market research is planning and strategy. It should be methodical, organized and fair. Unfortunately, market research often takes place during a time […]