Starter Company Plus

If you're starting or expanding a business and have the entrepreneurial drive to see it through, Starter Company Plus will put you on the path to success. Delivered by the Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre with funding from the Province of Ontario, Starter Company Plus is an entrepreneurship program built specifically for the needs of new and early stage small business owners. Learn critical business information and skills in group training sessions, network with other business owners in mentor meetings and pitch for grant funding to invest in your start up or growth plans!

As a participant in Starter Company Plus, you will receive:

  • One-on-one guidance from a Small Business Enterprise Centre advisor to develop a business and financial plan
  • Mentorship from local entrepreneurs and business professionals
  • Access to business workshops on topics ranging from legal considerations to digital marketing
  • Chance to compete for a micro grant of up to $5000.

Applications for the 2023/24 Starter Company Plus program are now CLOSED.

Starter Company Plus is for new or existing business owners less than two years in operation (earning business income). To be eligible, applicants must be over the age of 18 and Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents. Applicants must not be attending school full time or returning to school. 

IMPORTANT: For a complete overview of eligibility criteria and program information, please review the program guidelines.

Questions? Please contact the Niagara Falls Small Business Enterprise Centre and a member of our team will be happy to help.

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