Digital Loans

Open your business to the world wide web! The Sunshine Coast Credit Union is offering digital transformation loans designed to provide low cost capital for high growth channels. Learn more and enrol today.

Digital Economy Response Program:

The Digital Economy Response Program (DER3) is a free service supported by Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET) and powered by Innovation Island Technology Association (IITA). This program is open to individuals or businesses living or working on Vancouver Island, north of the Malahat, on the Sunshine Coast, or Gulf Islands. DER3 offers one-to-one business and technical consultations for businesses that are considering entering or expanding their online presence or putting technology-based tools in place to better serve their needs. When required, the program will also match businesses with regional service providers who can deliver contracted solutions.

For more information and to get started, visit https://innovationisland.ca/der3/.

Start your own Online Shop

Shopify is one of the key, easy, self-serve online shopping tools available right now. Community Futures recently hosted a Shopify webinar for clients with a deep library of additional training and support and 1 on 1 coaching with Shopify staff members to help start, run and grow the online portion of businesses.

For further information about Shopify in our region, visit https://shopifyseatosky.com (Sunshine Coast, Powell River, Squamish, Whistler, Lillooet and all points north) and contact Cassandra Ratcliff at https://shopifyseatosky.com/pages/one-on-one-office-hours for an appointment.

If you have any questions about the webinar and related resources, please contact janice.iverson@communityfutures.org or call 604-885-1959.

Sechelt Farmers Market Online

The largest farmers market on the Sunshine Coast has launched an online portal this year for shoppers to continue purchasing hyper-local food, crafts and art.

Visit https://www.localline.ca/sechelt-farmers-market for more information, and contact farmmanagersechelt@gmail.com for inquiries.

LOCAL SUPPORT FOR
SUNSHINE COAST BUSINESSES

Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Call us at 604-747-4696 from 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday to speak with one of our local business advisors to help you get started. You can also email us at help@SCBRC.ca.

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