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  • Are you Protecting your Intellectual Property?

    So you have come up with an amazing idea. You have probably shared it with your family, friends and colleagues. But did you think about protecting your intellectual property first? World IP day reminds us of the benefits of protecting the assets.

  • 10 Tips for What a Lender Looks for in a Business Plan

    Once you spot an opportunity that you simply can’t pass up, there are calculated steps to turn your vision into reality, and finding financing is usually at the top of the list.

  • 9 Tips for Starting a Food Truck

    From souvlaki to dim sum, BC’s streets are filled with vendors waiting to expand your palette. And launching a restaurant on four wheels, can be a more affordable and more viable path for many entrepreneurs.

  • Writing a Business Plan Made Easier

    Whether or not you are seeking financing from lenders, it is essential that you create a comprehensive well thought out business plan. It creates a road map for your business to help you determine what resources you will need to make a profit.

  • 10 Common Business Plan Mistakes

    There are many elements that make a good business plan. It often takes time, patience and many revisions before you get it right.Unfortunately when rushing to get your funding in place and launch your business, your plan can get neglected.

  • Why Does a Growing Business Need a Strategic Plan?

    Do you have a strategic plan for growing your business? You may have an idea of the direction you want to take your business, but have not thought about formalizing it on paper. Find out more from Sandy Huang.

  • How Start-up Barriers Can Help you Succeed

    Starting a business and entering a new market often means facing a wide variety of new barriers and challenges. These challenges are often seen as obstacles to business owners but to financers they can increase the appeal of your business. Find out how.

  • 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Business

    In this article we are going to explore 4 of the areas that I feel have the most significant impact on both your business sale and your peace of mind.

  • 8 Ways to Make Your Company More Valuable in 2011

    Now's the perfect time to plan and evaluate your business goals for the upcoming year. Here's how.

  • Celebrate Your Success with Successful You

    Nominate your small business and use your network to get votes to be recognized as BC’s best company in one of our four exciting award categories.

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