UCW current and prospective students, and alumni dreaming of starting their own business should be encouraged by a new report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). It shows that as of 2014 there were not only more than 380,000 small businesses in B.C. Most of them are keen to hire because their confidence in their potential for prosperity is soaring.
A new joint funding initiative to spur robotics start-ups, involving a Vancouver-based, clean technology venture capital firm and a Dutch accelerator, exemplifies the new novel funding support that technology start-ups are attracting in Vancouver.
At the kickoff of his Innovation Tour of the US, Canada’s Head of State David Johnston cites examples of how Canada-US trade innovation and business entrepreneurship are fostering economic success and partnership in both countries.
GoDaddy Canada Vice President Jill Schoolenberg predicts the technology provider’s recent rollout of Flare, a mentorship-based app to help entrepreneurs get impartial credible feedback on business ideas, will help small business owners realize their dreams.