Women Entrepreneurs have the opportunity to receive one on one support through the Tsuts’weye program. If you have a new business idea, are starting a new company, or need growth strategies for a mature business or possibly creating an exit plan, we are here to help. An Entrepreneur in Residence is available to meet by appointment. Caroline Grover has a wealth of business experience, working with hundreds of business owners in as many fields. You are able to tap into her knowledge and networks, right now.
Our team of Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) act as business advisors who assist business owners to determine their strengths and assess areas where additional training or supports are required. In addition to our EIRs, we have consultants in specialized fields who are also ready to work with you.
Business support through the Tsuts’weye Entrepreneur and Innovation Network is available to female business owners of the Shuswap at any stage of business. This program is not available to Tsuts’weye employees, contractors or consultants.
Meet with an EIR by telephone or by a Zoom meeting. This service is free for entrepreneurs to access, at this time, thanks to the financial support of Shuswap Community Futures and Western Economic Diversification. We also appreciate the support of Okanagan College and Salmon Arm Economic Development Society. To access these services please complete the Client Intake Form. Once complete, it will auto-submit to our Entrepreneur in Residence. Someone will be in touch with you shortly.
The Business Recovery & Expansion Program (BRE) is specifically for established businesses, two years or greater, led by a woman or for women who play a key role in a family owned business.
It is preferred the business will have revenues of $250k to $10 million and need assistance to position their business for growth and a healthy future with a planned exit strategy.
The two Entrepreneurs in Residence working within the Shuswap Business Hub have assisted over 70 local businesses in the past eight months. Ranging from business concepts to exit strategies.
The BRE program will offer 6 months of group and private coaching that is preceded by an in-depth, on line assessment of each participant’s business.
THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY FULL.