Grow Your Business by Attending Networking Events

There’s never been more ways to spread the word about your business. Both online and offline, we’re living in an exciting era of marketing possibilities. That said, the power and potential of networking events remain timeless. Getting out there, meeting new people and listening to their stories can lead to […]

How to Start a Business as an Immigrant

It was 2012. I had just stepped on Canadian ground for the first time, and that marked the beginning on my journey from an Iranian pre-med student to the CEO of Spocket. At 25, there were lessons to be learnt and challenges to be faced as entrepreneurship took hold of […]

Stress Management Tips for Entrepreneurs

Becoming an entrepreneur involves plenty of learning. You’ll need to know how to craft a business plan, secure financing and understand your obligations when it comes to taxes and regulations. More importantly, but often overlooked, is the importance of learning how to manage stress. Stress management can have a huge […]

Five New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Owners

January. Traditionally a month for self-improvement, it also provides a fantastic opportunity to start afresh with your small business and bring about positive change. Alongside your efforts to eat healthier or work out more, here are some New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business owners that will kick start your small […]

How to get a Mortgage as a Small Business Owner

If you’re a Canadian business owner planning to buy a home, you’re going to find the mortgage application process is a bit more arduous than usual. Lenders will want to perform more due diligence, but it’s just the nature of being self-employed. The good news is, this blog will help […]

Guide to Starting a Home Improvement Business

Becoming a home improvement contractor is a profitable endeavor. No matter the climate of the housing market, whether it’s in an upward or downward trend, people who are into this type of business will do well. When homes are in demand, sellers will shell out money to make their home […]

CIAP Offers a Fantastic Opportunity for Female Entrepreneurs

Are you a female entrepreneur looking for an exciting new opportunity in the tech field? The Canada-India Acceleration Program (CIAP) is currently looking for applicants for an exciting new program. Centred at Carleton University in Ottawa, CIAP empowers female entrepreneurs to avail of the exciting possibilities available in India. You […]

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 […]

Help Us Serve You Better – Take Our Survey

Entrepreneurs know the value of market research. That’s why we’re enlisting your help to improve our products and services. Small Business BC exists to support and inspire British Columbia’s small business community. We want to learn more about your small business and how we can serve you more efficiently. You […]