First Ever National Buyer-Vendor Connect of Black, Women of Color, Immigrant Women Entrepreneurs in Canada

Using Winning Capability Statement and Research Analytical insights in empowering business growth for Women-Owned brands in doing business with large supply chains


Our partners have been generous in sharing resources that are very valuable to this project. Do take the time to browse through

Export Development Canada (EDC) Resources

Get Access to Knowledge and Advisory Services


  • How women-led companies can access new markets and capital
  • Finding new customers: How to diversify your markets
  • IP Strategies: protecting your intellectual property abroad
  • The future of retail: Exceeding post-Covid-19 customer expectations

Managing Risk and Cashflow

  • EDC credit insurance
  • 8 ways to make sure you get paid

Get access to the above EDC resources by clicking HERE

Business Development Canada (BDC) Resources

As Canada’s bank for entrepreneurs, BDC’s purpose is to ensure that ALL entrepreneurs have access to the resources, financing, advice, networks and tools they need to succeed.

Diversity and inclusion are part of our business strategy and our company values, our Client Diversity Strategy ensures all entrepreneurs can thrive in the Canadian entrepreneurial ecosystem. We know diverse businesses are profitable, resilient, innovative and global and our differences make us stronger.

We believe with strategic partners like de Sedulous Women Leaders and advanced programs like iLaunchHERproduct, BDC is uniquely positioned to help fill key market gaps by providing targeted financing and timely advice to underserved groups of business owners, including women, black, immigrant, Indigenous, LGBTQ2+ and military veteran entrepreneurs. Through our supplier diversity program, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive supply chain to ensure that our suppliers are as diverse as our clients.

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Discover our free tools and advice:

Understand Your Financial StatementsClick here to read details

Taking Control of Your Cash FlowClick here to read details

Study: Profit from e-commerce: How to compete in the online marketplaceClick here to read more

8 strategies to grow your business Click here to read more

Digital maturity assessment toolClick here to access tool

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The iLaunchHERproduct project culminates in a live virtual product pitch with several Buyers in attendance in Phase 2 of project plus essential business and financial resources on the line – all at no cost

de Sedulous Women Leaders

iLaunchHERproduct Information Session

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