Tag: funding

Companies of every size frequently need access to capital. This presentation will give you an overview of how securities rules apply to businesses looking to raise capital in a variety of ways, including raising money through start-up crowdfunding. The BC Securities Commission (BCSC) is the government agency responsible for regulating the Securities Act, including how […]

Do you have questions about how you can sell your goods or services to the government? Do you need clarification on the procurement process? Join us for a casual information session with The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) and the Office of the Procurement Ombudsman (OPO) to learn about how to do business […]

Tips for Business owners dealing with pandemic debt

A year ago last week, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Since then, Canadian small businesses have racked up a collective $135 billion in debt as a result of the pandemic, with the average business’ debt load approximately $170,000, according to a recent estimate by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). If […]

Hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre Women business owners have big plans for the future! According to our recent survey, 91% feel optimistic about the next year and over 77% plan to apply for funding to accomplish their goals. In honour of International Women’s Day, Women’s Enterprise Centre is hosting a fun, interactive discussion about accessing […]

Grants can help you save thousands of dollars for your business. I know securing funding can be a complicated and overwhelming process for female entrepreneurs and small business owners. But there are ways to simplify the process for yourself. As someone who’s been deeply immersed in the world of grants for over a decade with […]

Accessing government resources for exporting COURSE DESCRIPTION If you are looking to expand your sales outside of Canada, there are government programs available to help. This seminar will explore programs that split the cost of attending virtual trade events, establishing new research and development collaborations with foreign partners, and conducting market research to find new […]

In this digital meetup, speak to Jesse Honkanen, Regional Manager of Island Savings Credit Union, and Andrea Welling, Regional Director of Futurpreneur, on your Funding and Financing options during this time. Content covered include: Current short term financing options Questions & answers Opportunity for other small businesses to share ways that they are finding creative […]

Women-led ventures succeed more often, with better returns and yet only receive 2.2% of venture capital. Accelerate Okanagan is committed to enhancing the success of more diverse founders. Join this inclusive and interactive session to develop a framework to reach your funding goals including an overview of debt and equity options and approaches, as well […]

If you are looking to expand your sales outside of Canada, there are government programs available to help you. This seminar will explore cost-shared programs for attending trade events, establishing new research and development collaborations with foreign partners, and conducting market research to find new international customers for your products or services. This two-part seminar […]