Mainland/Southwest

Entrepreneur Works

The Entrepreneur Works program helps young entrepreneurs start a business. Training includes management, leadership, soft skills, and essential skills. 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver

Training Locations:

  • Online
  • Coquitlam

Contact:

Douglas Collegeemail or 604-777-6099
 

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Blaze

The Blaze program enables newcomers and youth immigrants in British Columbia to embark on their entrepreneurial journey. Participants have access to business advisors and mentors along with professional resources and peer support as they launch their new business or grow an existing one.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver

Training Locations:

  • Surrey
  • Online

Contact:

The Immigrant Services Society of BC, email or 604-684-2561 (1141)

Youth Mean Business

The Youth Mean Business (YMB) program helps youth build business skills and strategies to launch and operate a successful business.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver
  • Fraser Valley
  • Sunshine Coast

Training Locations:

  • Online
  • Vancouver

Contact:

YMCA Greater Vancouver, email or 604-307-0399

Launch2Success

The Launch2Success program helps youth develop their entrepreneurial skills. Training includes entrepreneurial soft skills, business start-up skills, occupational training, and mentorship opportunities.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver
  • Fraser Valley

Training Locations:

  • Port Coquitlam
  • Online

Contact:

YWCA Metro Vancouver, email or 778-222-0482  
 

I My (Intercultural Mindset for Youngtrepreneurs)

The I My program provides entrepreneurship training to youth interested in starting or growing their own business. Participants learn financial, marketing, and business management skills.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver
  • Fraser Valley

Training Locations:

  • Online
  • Surrey

Contact:

Progressive Intercultural Community Services, email or 604-596-7722 (154)
 

Youth Digital Entrepreneurship Program

The Youth Digital Entrepreneurship program provides youth with skills to establish their own business venture. Training includes digital management skills, work experience, mentorships, and networking opportunities.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver

Training Locations:

  • Surrey

Contact:

Western Community College, email or 604-594-3500
 

Wild Craft

The Wild Craft Food program helps Indigenous youth interested in starting a business. Participants receive training on business skills, food sovereignty and security within Indigenous communities.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver
  • Fraser Valley

Training Locations:

  • Abbotsford
  • Online

Contact:

Mission Community Skills Centre Societyemail or 604-826-0626

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