Guiding British Columbia Business & Entrepreneurship to the Next Level
The Small Business Accelerator, an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at the University of British Columbia, is curated by professional librarians to help you to research your business idea. Use this website to write a business plan, gage your growth potential, learn about market trends and to discover new opportunities. If you’re looking for secondary market research to inform your next step – you’ve come to the right place.
Are you thinking about starting a small business and looking for credible free business information? Here you will find a selection of Key Resources including tools, templates, financing/funding links, and a glossary to help you get started. Learn more »
Do you already have a great start-up idea? Need more information on your industry, competitors, and customers for business development? Use our detailed Accelerator Guides to find free and trustworthy information for your research. Get started »
Do you want to get involved? Use our Blog, Events, and SBA Directory - to expand your business network. The SBA Community is the place to share business expertise with others. Participate and share your insights!
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