Whether you’re a current or potential employer, you’ll find inspiring stories from other B.C. businesses here. Learn how they obtained funding, found great employees and grew their businesses. Take advantage of their advice for would-be entrepreneurs.
Not for the faint of heart, the animation industry is busy and challenging, but this company finds the rewards of bringing amazing children’s stories to life far outweighs the risks.
A strong business plan, sound franchise research and an effective pitch led to the takeoff of this Prince George business—a business that has broken franchise records.
“Lego for construction” was the bright idea that launched this company, and the owner’s steadfast belief in the idea has led the company to expand—in staff, product lines and services.
Almost anything is going to take longer than you think it will. Be persistent and prepare yourself for the long haul.
It’s a free service that provides an easy way to post a job opening and edit past openings for quick reuse. It’s also a tremendous source for information.
First Nations culture and an observed need are reflected in custom red cedar casket business.
Networking, product quality and a focused effort on sales and marketing power robust growth.
Excellent customer service and thinking outside the box make for a winning combination.
With a growing demand and burgeoning workforce, this clothing manufacturer continues to expand.
In a strong B.C. tech industry, this company is focused on attracting more talent to Victoria.
This program provides technology training to address the skilled labour needs of industry.
These bar coding pioneers provide clients with one-stop vendor solutions.
The orchardists sold out their first cider production in three months and haven’t looked back.
In a big box world, this retail service is going small box to operate on a sustainable scale.
In a male dominated industry, these sisters are successful, respected experts in their field.
They love being moms, but they’re also strong women who find the business world rewarding.
One of B.C.’s expanding clean-tech sector companies is proving it’s ready to take on the world.
It pays off to connect with people personally, ensure they’re having fun and get to know them.
This partnership builds business opportunities and creates a legacy in the Prince George area.
This Cranbrook company creates jobs, while supplying compressors to clients around the world.
Learn why Randy sponsors apprentices and how essential they are to his thriving business.
Knowledgeable advisors, keen commitment and a good plan helped this home baker go commercial.
This business doubled every year from the start, and its owners saw the potential right away.
Investing in staff training and health and safety has paid off for bidding on large projects.
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