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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. 

 

Digital Main Street

Your squad of digital experts awaits. Jump over your hurdles of frustration and learn the latest, most powerful ways to reach your customers. Our hands-on experts will give your business the digital makeover of your dreams.

 

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