Tag: small business

income statement
Posted on: July 5, 2018 Posted by: Guest Comments: 0

What do income statements and balance sheets actually tell you?

By  Ryan Smith   Financial statements may not immediately drum up feelings of elation—but at Bench, we think numbers can bring joy. We put this guide together to help you understand your financial statements and put them to work for your business. We’ll walk you through the difference between income …

Vancity Conscious Public Relations
Posted on: July 4, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Vancity Member Spotlight: Sandra Nomoto

Vancity is one of Spring’s valued partners and is an active and dedicated supporter of entrepreneurs in Vancouver. Through their Impact Money Finder tool, and continued support of local organizations and events, they support startups and founders. How exactly are they helping entrepreneurs and what can you benefit from becoming …

Minute Books
Posted on: June 12, 2018 Posted by: Guest Comments: 0

What The F || What the Finance: Minute Books

By  Kwang Lim and James Struthers Too long; didn’t read (TL;DR): minute books are extremely important; if not kept or poorly kept can result in fines, delays, loss of financing, and unnecessary stress; and corporate record keeping is affordable and easy to access. If you don’t know what a minute book …

Entrepreneurship
Posted on: May 9, 2018 Posted by: Guest Comments: 0

What The L || What the Law: The Legal Basics of Incorporating

By Harnimrit Sian and Kwang Lim For many entrepreneurs, incorporation is like vegetables before dessert: incorporation usually comes before successfully bringing your amazing business idea to the world. This blog sets out the basic steps of the process so you can get to the sweet stuff, sooner. 1. What is …

Investor
Posted on: April 13, 2018 Posted by: Chin Chang Comments: 0

7 Traits to Score a Unicorn…investor that is.

In my last article, 3 Secrets to Pitching Investors, I covered some tips to keep in mind when you’re preparing your investor pitch. Not all investors are alike, however, and as great as it is to get that golden opportunity to pitch, you need be prepared to vet your investor if …

Spring Activator Weekly Idea Roundup
Posted on: March 26, 2018 Posted by: Hope Yi Comments: 0

Marketing Roundup – Mar 26, 2018

We all know marketing isn’t just about content, this week we look at using automation, new ad products, old-school marketing tactics and key tracking metrics and data that you need to watch closely. #MarketingMondays 1. 6 Automation Rules to Skyrocket Your Email Marketing Performance Email marketing is surely the most …

Posted on: March 23, 2018 Posted by: Keith Ippel Comments: 0

Funding Roundup – Mar 23, 2018

This instalment of the funding roundup includes a couple of big investment centric conferences, an update on grant funding in Canada, and a pitch event for BC entrepreneurs. 1. Big Ideas to Change the world: Meet funders at Katipult Katipult Future Fest 2018 is happening in Oslo May 14-16th. Join this …