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Aug 14, 2005
Y.M.C.A New Ventures Network

Y.M.C.A New Ventures Network

 

CONTACT

Darren Frew or Cheryl McNicol
955 Burrard St. 2nd floor
Vancouver, B.C.
V6Z 1Y2
Tel: 604.685.8066
Fax: 604.684.3255
newventures@vanymca.org
www.vanymca.org

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

We help people start successful businesses. The New Ventures Network is a 48-week SE program delivered in partnership by the YMCA and HRDC. This SE Program is open to all women and men 19 and older.

Our next program start date is August 15, 2005. Info sessions run every Tuesday and Thursday.

HOW DOES THE PROGRAM WORK?

The program begins with a 10-week full time classroom session focusing on practical business plan development. We provide you with access to a network of motivated people, office space and services, business launch support, and computers. There is financial support for 48 weeks.

Each participant must be willing to commit personal equity into the businessl.

THE TRAINING PROGRAM

This program provides the facilities, experienced instructors, and guidance for motivated new entrepreneurs. You bring a good idea, the energy and desire to develop a plan and start a business along with the experience or transferable skills necessary; we help you to make it happen.

WHO MAY APPLY?

  • The next intake is for people who either have an active IE claim, have had one in the last 3 years, or who have had a maternity claim that started within the last 5 years and have not worked since.

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS

Information sessions run every Tuesday and Thursday. Call 685-8066 to register in Vancouver.

SELECTION CRITERIA

All applications are reviewed. Those who have demonstrated market viability, possess critical resources, relevant experience, a desire to succeed and urgency are accepted into the SE Program.

WHEN ARE THE PROGRAMS OFFERED?

The next intake starts August 15, 2005.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Call Darren Frew or Cheryl McNicol in Vancouver
at: 604.685.8066.


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