Posts Tagged: resources

Pitch School Recap

It feels a little bit like summer camp is over around Spark Centre. Over five cold, dark January nights, 110 local entrepreneurs lit up the multipurpose room at Whitby's Abilities Centre. The Ignite Durham Pitch School took dozens of budding business-owners through a crash-course in proposal writing and pitching, made room for networking and connections, and gave lots of one-on-one mentorship and advice. The sessions were organized by Spark Centre with support from Region of Durham, Metroland, BACD, Spark Angels, and Abilities Centre. This was ... Read more

BACD: Local Support for Small Business

If you are an entrepreneur in Durham Region, the Business Advisory Centre Durham (BACD) should be one of the first stops on your journey. BACD is proud and excited to be involved in Ignite 2013. We recently sat down for three questions with the BACD's executive director Teresa Shaver. How does a local business know its time to contact BACD? Any time! Maybe you have an idea for a business, need to register your business or need to know where to start. ¬†Maybe you'd ... Read more