Business Succession

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Business Succession Planning

Community Futures has an excellent tool to assist with your Business Succession planning needs. Venture Connect is a subsidiary of a number of Community Futures offices and a working partner with the remaining offices throughout BC. With priority on rural BC, Venture Connect’s focus is business retention in BC during unprecedented demographic shifting and business transitions.

While Many Focus on Labour Shortages…
We Focus on Entrepreneur Shortages

With economic development as our foundation, Venture Connect occupies a very unique space within the business buy and sell marketplace. We recognize the importance of local knowledge and experience and utilize our collaborative relationships with Community Futures, Economic Development Agencies, Immigration Consultants, Real Estate Agents, Brokers and Government to achieve mutual goals.

How We Assist

  • Business owners to prepare for the sale of their business and understand their position in the buy/sell marketplace
  • Business buyers, both local and foreign, to identify and acquire appropriate businesses
  • Listing agents, business sellers and economic development agencies to expose their opportunities and connect them with buyers
  • Economic development agencies and government by gathering and analyzing data and providing trends in the rural business landscape

For more on Venture Connect:, 1-855-421-0082,


Community Futures British Columbia
33163 2nd Ave
Mission, BC  V2V 6T8

About Community Futures

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