Launch of New Program to Support Entrepreneurs

Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth

The government of Ontario is launching a program that offers training, mentoring and grant opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs to start, expand or buy a small business.

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Starter Company Plus provides Ontario's entrepreneurs aged 18 and older with comprehensive and targeted services to help them start and run their own business.

The program will help more entrepreneurs launch new businesses or grow existing businesses by providing:

  • One-on-one guidance from a Small Business Enterprise Centre advisor.
  • Access to business workshops and networking events on topics from creating a business plan and budgeting to executing a marketing campaign.
  • Training and business skills development.
  • •A grant up to $5,000 to kick off a new business or expand an existing business.