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This is a monthly series where we would introduce 3-5 different resources that would be useful to local BC entrepreneurs on each post. With this series, we aim to connect aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators with resources to enable students to flourish in Vancouver’s ever-growing start-up industry
Small Business BC is a non-profit organization providing resources for BC’s small business community. SBBC offers tools and resources to small business owners at any stage of their business, whether you are starting a business, growing a business or exiting an industry. Whether your business is black-owned, women-owned or indigenous-owned, SBBC has something to offer to you (mentorship program, business loans...)! SBBC holds regular live webinars inviting people in various industries to share their experiences and tips with entrepreneurs. Their site offers a paid service to small business owners the opportunity to speak and ask tailored questions to a range of specialist business advisors such as Accountant, Business Broker, HR, Lawyer, Technology, and Website Expert.
Click HERE to go to SBBC’s site.
Futurpreneur is a national non-profit organization committed to supporting aspiring entrepreneurs aged 18-39 by providing early-stage financing, mentorship and other resources to contribute towards sustainable economic development in their communities and for Canada. For their financing resources, entrepreneurs may receive up to $60,000 from Futurpreneur Canada and their partner - Business Development Bank of Canada. Feeling lost while starting your own business? Futurpreneur’s mentorship program has got you covered! Their mentorship program lasts up to two years and you get to receive ongoing support from your mentor. Isn’t that amazing?
You can check out the full range of services and resources they offer here.
The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses offers business support services to small business owners throughout Canada. In addition to advocating on behalf of independent business owners with politicians and decision-makers, CFIB’s Media Centre provides up-to-date news and advice for businesses across Canada. Not to mention CFIB’s specialized business resources, including on-call counsellors, lend a helping hand to entrepreneurs to navigate the daily challenges of running their business.
You can find CFIB’s site HERE.
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