Supporting every stage of your small business journey

We provide support for women to start, develop, lead and grow their own businesses in all regions of BC.


 

Start

Turning your dream into a business?

Access support and guidance to navigate the early stages, and make key decisions.

STARTING MY BUSINESS

Develop

Up and running?

Build your skills and confidence in the key areas of your business.

DEVELOPING MY BUSINESS

Grow

Ready to take your business to the next level?

Find financing and resources to expand your business and explore new markets.

GROWING MY BUSINESS

What we offer

We provide a range of business support services and funding options to help you start, develop, lead or sell your small business. From essential business skills to personalized business advice, we know the right questions to ask and the right resources to connect you with.

  • WEBC Financing
  • WEBC Mentoring
  • WEBC Skills development
  • WEBC Advisory services
LEARN HOW WeBC CAN SUPPORT YOU
On-Demand Learning Program: Hr for Small Business
FEATURED PROGRAM

Learn On-Demand: HR for Small Business

With WeBC’s new SMART Programs you can learn on your own schedule. Our new course, “HR for Small Business: How to Hire, Retain & Lead Your Team” is now available!

REGISTER FREE
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Learn How to Speak to Investors

Do you dread talking to investors because you feel like you’re not connecting? Apply now to learn Investor Speak™!

APPLY TODAY
A Community of Opportunity Event, February 28
IN HONOUR OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

A Community of Opportunity

Join us to celebrate the unique and valuable contributions of diverse perspectives and get inspired to drive the economic empowerment of women!

REGISTER FREE
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN \\ LES CANDIDATURES SONT OUVERTES

Become More Resilient in 2024 // Devenez plus résilient en 2024

Join us to develop four keys of resiliency: mindset, preparedness, strength, and action. // Rejoignez-nous pour développer les quatre clés de la résilience : l’état d’esprit, la préparation, la force et l’action.

LEARN MORE // EN SAVOIR PLUS
FEBRUARY IN THE WECAFÉ

Grow Your Business by Selling to the Government

Learn how you can use low dollar value bids to explore federal procurement through smaller contracts.

REGISTER FREE
SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Access a line of credit up to $20k, or a loan of up to $100k

With the Unity Women Entrepreneurs Program, you can access financing from Vancity with wrap-up around support from WeBC!

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events

Upcoming events

We host virtual and in-person events and workshops throughout the year, along with our partners around BC.

Selling to Government: Understand Low Dollar Value Bids

DATE & TIME February 22 @ 10:00 am to February 22 @ 10:00 am

LOCATION Webinar

FREE WeBC Business Loan Info Session

DATE & TIME February 27 @ 12:00 pm to February 27 @ 12:00 pm

LOCATION Webinar

Virtual Event in Honour of International Women’s Day | A Community of Opportunity: Amplify Diverse Voices of Women in Business

DATE & TIME February 28 @ 10:00 am to February 28 @ 10:00 am

LOCATION Webinar

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FEATURED entrepreneurs

Ariss Grutter and Tess Gobeil, Awl Together Leather, Vancouver

Ariss Grutter and Tess Gobeil’s joint venture, Awl Together Leather is more than just a custom leatherwork and shoe repair studio.

Offering a wide range of services related to leather including alterations and repairs as well as small goods production, the pair is dedicated to building a community hub where people from all walks of life can connect and learn the art of leatherworking in a safe environment.

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