Research in these areas is far-reaching, coming from a variety of sources, including library databases and reputable free sources of information (such as government agencies, competitors, and industry associations).
To save yourself time and frustration, it's important to think about the information you need before starting your research.
To help you form an effective research strategy, the business librarians have developed two tools:
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur not affiliated with UBC or UBC Sauder? Then check out the Small Business Accelerator which is a free, online resource for business information and tools for secondary market research for BC businesses and entrepreneurs.
Reach out to Aleha McCauley, our Community Engagement Librarian (Business Services) at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like targeted entrepreneurial research support.
Sources for learning about entrepreneurship and start-ups in various locations: