7 Things to Consider Before Starting a Small Business

Entrepreneurs continue to be the driving force behind the economy of British Columbia. Small business represents a remarkable 98 per cent of all business in the province, employing over one million people in the process. With incubator programs, grants, and support from services like Small Business BC, there’s never been […]

Five Tips for Becoming a Popup Market Vendor

The popularity of community events such as farmers markets, car free days and Christmas markets has soared in British Columbia in recent years. Not only are these events an excellent day out for the family, they also represent an amazing opportunity for entrepreneurs to get their product in front of […]

Success Planning for Resilience and Growth

Take the next steps for your growing business with solutions-based advice from our expert business advisors. This service consists of 60-minute recurring appointments as you need.

Join Small Business BC for INSPIRE 2018 on October 1

Entrepreneurship exists where intelligence and creativity meet. All that’s needed is a little inspiration. Luckily, we’ve got just the right event for you! Small Business BC is thrilled to announce the return of INSPIRE, an event featuring an evening of networking, celebration and education taking place October 1, 2018 […]

What to Expect from a Business Plan Consultation

Recently, I held a business plan consultation with a client in the food industry, helping them with start-up financing. They needed a loan to purchase vital equipment as well as working capital. The owners presented me with their business plan draft. Although their concept was sound, I soon realized there […]

Essential Automation Tools For Small Businesses

Do you ever find yourself spiraling in a vortex of wasted time, flitting through files of paper trying to locate a particular document? Are you still manually sending the same emails, following up on client invoices and processing payments? Do you spend endless time trying to manage and communicate with […]

What’s Happening in July 2018 at Small Business BC

This July, take your small business to summer school with the learning opportunities available at Small Business BC. June’s month of free education was a massive success thanks to the enthusiasm and support of BC’s small business community. And, to help continue growing your entrepreneurial skillset, we’re giving you 15% off […]