Registrations for the BC Business Match Program are now closed.

We are directing seller inquiries to our affiliate Venture Connect. Please note that charges apply for some services, however, there is no charge for listings or advisory services and they offer a complimentary Workbook about Selling a Business.

Should you have any questions about BC Business Match we will continue to monitor our emails and phone lines.

It's a Competitive Market - Does Your Business Stand out?

2 out of every 5 business owners in rural and non-metropolitan BC is expected to exit their business in the next 5 years. It's a buyer's market: Attractive for investors and competitive for sellers. We offer you the support and expert advice you need to move through the process of a sale. The result? Your business becomes more attractive to buyers and you stand to save a lot of effort.

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Our Sales Support Services

Free of charge at a value of $1,000, made possible by our partners in government 

1. Business Valuation

Free of charge

An impartial, professional valuation showing the business' market value so buyers can make a safe, secure and informed decision. 

2. Business Advisory Consultation

Free of charge

Connection to our in-house business transition expert, Darrell Goertzen. As our program's Business Advisor, he has years of experience helping entrepreneurs from various industries, backgrounds and locales. Working hand in hand with buyers across BC, his insight on a buyer's perspective and needs is invaluable.

3. Seller Workbook

Free of charge

It's a practical, accessible tool to organize your thoughts, understand your challenges and opportunities, and improve your chances of a successful sale. Contact BC Business Match affiliate Venture Connect to receive a free copy of the Pathway to a Successful Sale workbook. 

How it Works


Online Registration

Register anytime using our short, simple online form to receive instructions on getting started with your Sales Support Services. Registration is free of charge.


We have access to a pool of qualified, serious buyers who want to buy a business. They know what they are looking for and we help them by providing a detailed, personalized Business Match Report which could include YOUR business. If the buyer chooses your business - we have a match!

Completing the Sale

Matched buyers and sellers will be provided with professional business mediation and advisory services, free of charge.

After the Sale

Things don't have to end there unless you want them to. Many buyers welcome the chance to learn from the experience and expertise of the previous owner(s). We can help you exit your business at a pace that makes sense for you and your buyer.

Tell me More!

Am I eligible?

The business must be located in a rural or on-metropolitan BC communities. This excludes Victoria, Vancouver and surrounding areas.

What cities are not eligible?

  • Anmore
  • Belcarra
  • Burnaby
  • Coquitlam
  • Delta
  • Langley (Township and City)
  • Lions Bay
  • Maple Ridge
  • New Westminster
  • North Vancouver (District and City)
  • Pitt Meadows
  • Port Coquitlam
  • Port Moody
  • Richmond
  • Surrey
  • Vancouver
  • University Endowment Lands
  • West Vancouver 
  • Esquimalt
  • Highlands
  • Langford
  • Oak Bay
  • Saanich (North, Central, East & West)
  • Victoria
  • Victoria West