7 Things to Consider Before Starting a Small Business

Starting a small business? Make sure to download Small Business BC’s Starting Your Business Checklist. Download Now 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 […]

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 […]

What’s Happening in September 2018 at Small Business BC?

Summer may be drawing to a close, but things are heating up this September at Small Business BC with a packed calendar of education and events. On Thursday, September 6th we play host to our monthly meetup – Growing Global , Importing Success. Come along, network with fellow entrepreneurs and […]

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

Get Started on your business plan by downloading Small Business BC’s Business Plan Template and Cashflow Forecasting Tool. Download Now 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 […]

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 […]