Transform your ideas into action

From uncommon expertise to the idea of the century, the SDECB helps its Francophone and Francophile clients to overcome their doubts. By taking advantage of the expertise offered by the SDECB, clients can manage to lay solid foundations for their company and launch themselves into the business world. Whether they are looking for assistance in their quest for funding for a singing telegram company, or they want to register the name of their USB cup warmer business, they have come to the right place. For Francophone visionaries searching for reference points and ambitious Francophiles seeking new business challenges, we are the reference for spearheading ideas, steering business decisions, and building a solid springboard for an enterprise. Note that this service is offered only in French.

To benefit from business start-up support from the SDECB, you must meet our eligibility criteria:

  • Be a Francophone or Francophile
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, Work Holiday Visa participant, or an immigrant with an open work permit, or
  • Be an immigrant preparing to move to British Columbia and to apply for permanent resident status


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Being my own boss, it’s a great comfort to feel constantly surrounded by professionals at the SDE who encourage and support me as my company evolves.

Anie Rodier
Rodiera Ostheopathy

The SDE has played a crucial role in my development as an entrepreneur by providing support and giving me the tools to grow my business.

Pascal Bouchard
Pascal Bouchard Design