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Starter Company Plus

Starter Company is a great opportunity for enterprising people who are not enrolled full time in school. The program provides advice and mentorship to help get your business up and running; start-up money to kick off a new business or expand your current business; as well as experience of running a successful business that may help you obtain more traditional financing such as bank loan if you so require in the future.

 

Summer Company

Summer Company offers up to a $3000 grant and provides valuable training, mentoring, and coaching. To qualify for the program, you must be between the ages of 15-29 and attending school next year. 

 

DISC - Digital Innovation Skills Certificate

Students - The DISC program will upgrade your digital skill set to help change the trajectory of your career. This innovative learning opportunity re-imagines the traditional classroom by aligning emerging industry trends with experiential learning to transform your professional future.

Small Business Owners - The DISC program also provides small business owners with a unique opportunity to leverage a team of graduate students to execute a Digital Growth Plan that will strategically impact their business. Tis is the first certificate program to connect small business owners to the region's tech leaders, industry experts and skilled post-secondary alumni to measurably increase digital marketing and e-commerce capability. 

 

Access to Professionals

Through this unique referral program, entrepreneurs receive business solutions and advisory services pertaining to their business during a 40 minute one-to-one consultation with experts including: lawyers, accounts and marketing professionals!

 

SBConnect

Take advantage of the great savings and added bonuses that come with your membership such as networking events, marketing opportunities, discount on seminars & events and mentorship opportunities.

 
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KITCHENER
Kitchener City Hall
200 King St W, P.O. Box 1118
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4G7
T: 519.741.2604   F: 519.745.1522
CAMBRIDGE
Cambridge City Hall
50 Dickson St, P.O. Box 669
Cambridge, Ontario N1R 5W8
T: 519.740.4615   F: 519.623.0441

WATERLOO
Waterloo City Hall
100 Regina St S, Suite 170
Waterloo, Ontario N2J 4A8
T: 519.747.6265   F: 519.747.6266