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On-line Resources

Whether you’re thinking about starting a business or looking to take your business to the next level, we have resources and links to help you.

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Women's Entrepreneurship Research

Research and information about women's entrepreneurship in BC and Canada.

Business Skills Workshop Recordings

Free business skills workshop recordings! Listen to a panel of experienced mentors discuss topics of interest to women business owners in BC in these recordings of our Mentor Advisory Forums.

Business Planning Resources

These business planning resources will help you work through the areas you need to address as you compile your business plan so you can create a business that's right for you.

Getting Financing for Your Business

These resources will help you understand your financing options, increase your financial literacy and address the financial aspects of your business plan.

Market Research Resources

These downloadable market research resources will help you determine your target market, analyze your sales potential and succeed!

Operations Resources

Downloadable business operations resources to help you make sound decisions as you navigate the ins and outs of operating a business in BC!

Marketing Resources

These downloadable marketing resources will help you prepare a marketing plan, and give you the tools to connect with your customers.

Business Growth Resources

Whether you're planning to import/export, explore expansion strategies or overcome growing pains these resources can help you grow your business.

Resources for Buying or Selling a Business

Helpful information and resources to help you through the process of buying, selling or investing in a BC business.