Guide to Buying an Existing Business

Just because you want to own a business doesn’t mean you must start from scratch. More and more entrepreneurs are skipping the start-up phase, a time when most new enterprises fail, and buying an existing business. When you buy a business, you take over an enterprise with a number of […]

5 Tips for Writing a Successful Funding Proposal

Cash is king. For many businesses in start up mode or looking to expand, securing access to capital is a stressful and challenging task. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some helpful tips on how you can boost your chances to earn funding for your business. […]

7 Dos and Don’ts of Financing Your Small Business

Financing is often cited as the most challenging part of starting or growing a small business. Although there are many opportunities for loans, investment and financing available to entrepreneurs, pitching to gain that funding, at the right time with the right resources can often feel like a monumental task. So […]

New LNG Opportunities for Small Business

The BC Government has launched pre-registration for a new tool for businesses in our province. The tool enables you to connect with major projects in the LNG industry. Helping promote and market your business internationally for both export and direct investment.

Are you Pitch Perfect? The Funding Roadshow is Coming to Town

On May 23, The Funding Roadshow is hosting its 2014 Vancouver event, right here in Small Business BC’s offices. It’s objective? To be a platform for entrepreneurs, like you, to present your business ideas in order to raise awareness, receive candid feedback and potentially gain funding from the panel of industry experts.

Why Your Personal Credit Rating Matters When You Start a Business

A credit report tells a story, and the numbers on your credit report can be the difference between obtaining the financing you need to start your business or being turned down, and also determine what interest rate you’ll pay.