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Are you considering opening a new business or expanding your existing business? The early stages of planning are crucial to your new endeavour. Careful planning can save you time – and money in the long run. With Venture Kamloops Start Here Program, we can provide you with the connections and tools entrepreneurs look for when starting or, expanding a business.

Our confidential, one-on-one meetings provide entrepreneurs with resources and connections that make the most sense for their business needs. In our meeting we will discuss:

  • Initial market research tools
  • Business planning tools
  • Succession planning tools
  • Resources to assist with data collection
  • Referrals to business supports partners who offer a suite of financing and mentoring programs
  • Assistance in understanding business structures, permitting and business registration
  • Collaboration opportunities
  • Business growth strategies
I'm Starting A New Business
I'm Growing My Business of 2 Years or More