Vaughan + China: investment, partnership, opportunity

Three-part series chronicles recent China business mission The City of Vaughan joined the Province of Ontario on a successful business mission to China this month to increase trade opportunities for businesses in Vaughan, create strategic partnerships with Chinese companies and establish Vaughan as a preferred location for Chinese investments. This is the first article in […]

The power of mentorship

Advice for young entrepreneurs My name is Alex Derzhavin and I am the founder of Ymart – a social enterprise in support of local entrepreneurs, small businesses and local start-ups. Through the Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre (VBEC), I offered mentorship and guidance to this year’s cohort of Summer Company participants. My experience with building my […]

Youth spotlight: Summer Company entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs bring creative ideas to Vaughan’s community The Summer Company mini series is back for the second year and this summer we’re featuring 24 new young entrepreneurs. We’ll be updating you throughout the summer on these innovative minds and their journey into the business community. Summer Company is an annual program run by the […]

Vaughan announces business mission to China

Ten-day mission aims to increase trade and build new relationships The City of Vaughan hosted an information session with more than 50 business representatives yesterday and announced that it is leading an innovative business mission to China in October. As part of the City’s International Business Development Program, the primary goal of this mission is […]

Summer Company returns with ambitious young entrepreneurs

The Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre prepares youth for the business world The Summer Company mini series is back for the second year and this summer we’re featuring 24 new young entrepreneurs. The young innovators attended their first orientation meeting on June 13 and we’re excited to showcase what they have to offer. This summer’s cohort […]

Vaughan strengthens economic development with U.S. exporting event

Experts showcase the advantages of cross-border business As a gateway to economic activity, the City of Vaughan is fostering stronger relationships with the United States in an effort to help local entrepreneurs expand their reach. Today Vaughan hosted a workshop sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade, and Deloitte, in partnership […]