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Chatham Kent Small Business Centre (SBC) presents Starter Company

December 15, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 Start a Company… Launch Your Future!   Now accepting applications!

The Chatham-Kent Small Business Centre is pleased to announce the launch of Starter Company, a comprehensive entrepreneurship development program. Starter Company is designed to assist enterprising young people between the ages of 18-29, who are not students in school, launch a new business or expand an existing one. There is no cost to participants.
Starter Company includes the development of a business plan through a 12 session seminar series, one-on-one consultations, and mentorship with an expert panel. Entrepreneurs who successfully complete the program will have the opportunity to apply for up to $5,000 in provincial grant funding.
Starter Company provides:

  • training and business skills development to help youth prepare to run their own business
  • advice and guidance from a Small Business Centre Advisor to help get the business up and running
  • if eligible, funding up to $5,000
  • experience running a business that will better position youth to obtain more traditional financing, such as a bank loan

You can apply if you are:

  • an Ontario resident aged 18 to 29
  • not attending school full time

Starter Company will have a continuous intake format, but grants are limited. Those interested are encouraged to apply early. For additional information or to start an application for this program, please contact Dean Hale, Youth Entrepreneur Consultant, at (226) 229-0852 or dean.hale@chatham-kent.ca.


December 15, 2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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