A good business plan is an invaluable tool for any business owner, whether you are just starting a new enterprise, expanding or changing strategic direction. It is true that if ...
It’s been said that women’s financial responsibilities are growing faster than their knowledge? If so, what does this mean for women and what are some ways that women can increase their financial knowledge? And why should they? I wouldn’t say that women’s financial responsibilities are growing. We have always had responsibility for the domestic financial […]
What are some reasons why immigrants decide to become entrepreneurs when they come to Canada? Are there any particular challenges that newcomer women may face regarding launching and growing a business? Immigrants become entrepreneurs for a variety of reasons. Some come with the intention of entering the business sector while others become entrepreneurs after they […]
It’s back! Vertality3 is the third annual celebration of Vancouver’s business and social change community. Bringing together the best in business, sustainability, and innovation, Vertality is Vancouver’s social change bash for getting the Spring started. On March 14, join hundreds of Vancover’s top changemakers in a first-class celebration of of new beginnings and everything green […]
What should women entrepreneurs – who often start their businesses from home – consider with regard to corporate structure, financing or otherwise, as their business grows? One of the first matters you, as an entrepreneur, should think about is the appropriate form of business organization to suit your business needs. Left unresolved, the default is […]
A business owner is the last thing any of my 80’s art school friends would have imagined for me. I was an unashamed do-gooder, majoring in painting, but minoring in trouble-making and community organizing. By the time I got to Vancouver and got a job at Adbusters, I’d worked, volunteered, or been part of over […]