The Digital Main Street Service Squad* is a team of trained students and/or recent graduates with strong Technology, Digital Marketing skills and experiences small business can access in their local communities.
Eligible businesses receive targeted support and coaching to get started, grow their digital presence, and grow their business online.
Digital Main Street Squad provides: Free on-on-one assistance to help small business with their digital transformation. This can include but is not limited to:
*The Digital Service Squad is a Digital Main Street Initiative supported by government and private sector partners. The Squads operate under the direction of a local service provider such as your local municipality, BIA, or chamber. Waterloo Region Small Business Centre is the local service provider for small businesses in Waterloo Region.
The Digital Service Squads’ role is to evaluate, consult and coach; not to act as an agency for your business, or be assigned administrative responsibilities that would otherwise be given to a staff member or outside firm.
The purpose of this program is to focus on small independent businesses that currently do not have the resources to pursue digital transformation on their own. The criteria being used is as follows:
For more information or to book an appointment with our Digital Service Squad, complete the form above.