Resources for Business Owners in the Southern Interior

 

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Working together to support your business

ETSI-BC together with WeBC is providing business owners in the Southern Interior with access to WeBC’s resource guides!

WeBC has supported women business owners all over BC for nearly three decades with business loans, advisory services, training and mentorship. WeBC’s resource guides answer some of the most common questions our Business Advisors hear, and help you to build the essential business skills you need to lead your business.

To help us spread the word, ETSI-BC advisors are helping us get these resources to everyone in the Southern Interior! You may also check out other WeBC programs and services, including free advisory support, training and mentorship.

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Resources to Start, Lead and Grow Your BC Business

Download your copies today!

Our library of resources includes guides and workbooks to help you with practical step-by-step approaches to building key elements of your business. As a client of ETSI-BC, you can access:

  • FREE Taking the Leap to Entrepreneurship Resource Guide
  • FREE Starting Your Business Resource Guide
  • FREE Growing Your Business Resource Guide
  • Focused Marketing Workbook for Small Business ($20 download)
  • Financial Workbook for Small Business ($20 download)

If you have any questions about your order, reach out to the WeBC team!

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Other WeBC Programs and Services

WeBC approaches funding differently from traditional financial institutions. Our eligibility criteria is broader and we provide each funded business with complimentary services that support the woman entrepreneur in developing and strengthening her business.

Our core funding program provides business loans of up to $150,000, and women who apply for $50,000 or less may qualify for our Equal Access to Capital (EAC) program which does not require specific security. We are also the BC Loan Fund Partner of the WEOC National Loan Fund.

Register for our free Business Loan Info Session to learn more >>>

Our programs pair you with a mentor or group that fits your needs so you can build a strong support system. You’ll gain fresh perspectives and feel confident in your decision making as you grow your business. In 2023/24, we’re delighted to offer One-to-One Mentoring and Growth Peer Mentoring Groups.

Join our Mentoring Waitlist to be notified when the next application intake opens >>>

We help you build the essential skills needed to start and run a business, from marketing to cash flow, operations to exporting. With WeBC training, you’ll gain practical skills that you can implement immediately in your business. Also check out our resource library of helpful free downloads for business owners.

Learn more >>>

Learn how you can complete your funding puzzle with equity financing. WeBC has partnered with Investoready to help women business owners take charge of investor Q&As. WeBC is a partner in two national projects that provide access to this award-winning program for women business owners in BC.

Learn more >>>

 

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Upcoming workshops and events from WeBC

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

Fireside Chat: Growing Your Business with a Marketer

DATE & TIME May 21 @ 10:00 am to May 21 @ 10:00 am

LOCATION Webinar

Free WeBC Business Loan Info Session

DATE & TIME May 21 @ 12:00 pm to May 21 @ 12:00 pm

LOCATION Webinar

FREE Starting a Business Info Session | Part 2: How to Make Your Business Official

DATE & TIME May 22 @ 12:00 pm to May 22 @ 12:00 pm

LOCATION Webinar

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