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Social Venture Institute (SVI) is a four-day intensive conference for social entrepreneurs and mission-driven leaders. Travel to stunning Cortes Island September 16-20 to fine tune your business strategies, learn best practices for solving problems, and build lasting relationships with business peers and mentors. The conference is highly interactive, including workshops, free expert consulting sessions, peer […]

You have a great idea, and you wonder why no one has thought of it yet. Before you start filling out loan applications or renting office space, ask yourself some tough questions – and be prepared to do your homework. 1. Do you have what it takes to be your own boss? To manage a […]

For a successful economic recovery from COVID-19, Canada can’t leave its early stage technology companies behind. Small-scale firms are at a critical phase in development where they will either help shape the future of our technology industry, or under extreme financial pressure, lose the progress they’ve made throughout years of R&D innovation. With technology now […]

Social Venture Institute (SVI) is a two-day conference for social entrepreneurs and mission-driven leaders. Fine tune your business strategies, learn best practices for solving problems, and build lasting relationships with business peers and mentors. The conference is highly interactive, including workshops, free expert consulting sessions, peer coaching, and live business problem solving sessions. Update: Given […]

Running a small business can sometimes seem like putting together a piece of furniture. You’ve got lots of little parts that slot together to make the whole but how can you build it without a set of instructions? Operations Management can provide the necessary direction. Join us for this seminar and explore how you can […]

A brand consists of much more than just a logo. In fact, it’s just one aspect of a true branding strategy. Want to appear as professional and well-polished as a much bigger company? It all begins with your branding. Small businesses often struggle with building a brand. The good news is, there are simple steps […]

As an entrepreneur, it’s vital to conduct market research before making important decisions. Analyzing available data allows you to understand your target market, conduct a competitor analysis, view market trends and enhance your business operations. Join Small Business BC’s Market Research Analyst, Mark Eversfield, as he explains how secondary market research can help you make […]

Selecting the best bookkeeping software for entrepreneurs. For any small business, keeping a record of all transactions plays an essential roles in building a solid foundation for financial health. Some entrepreneurs, however, are hesitant to do so. That’s why we need to understand a few major bookkeeping software and learn how to wisely choose an […]

Dragon’s Den gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their businesses to a panel of wealthy Canadian business moguls – the Dragons. Successful pitchers will have a chance to earn real investment – from the Dragons’ own pockets! This is a fantastic opportunity for entrepreneurs and small business owners to come down and pitch their […]

Using a bookkeeping journal method, learn how to set-up your own books. Bookkeeping basics include the principles of double entry, how to keep your records organized, and more. Choose between paper journal system or Excel template that automatically totals your journals and produces financial statements.