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Markham Small Business Centre


Starter Company Program Orientation

Thursday, September 22, 2016

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Location: Markham Convergence Centre
           7271 Warden Ave.  map

Cost: No Cost

Come join us for an orientation session on the Starter Company Program!

The Starter Company program is open to entrepreneurs who are out of school and not currently working. It provides an opportunity for eligible young people to get training, advice and mentoring to help build a business. The program also provides an opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $5,000 to start or grow a business.

If you are:
18-29 years old
Not employed full time
Not in a full-time education program or returning to school
Not currently enrolled in an Ontario Self Employment Benefit (SEB) program
A Canadian citizen or permanent resident living in Ontario.

And are willing to:
Create and follow a business plan and a 2-year financial forecast
Agree to participate in monthly training and mentoring meetings over a 6-month period
Agree to provide business reports to the Markham Small Business Centre for verification over a 6-month period.

Start up company: should be in existence for less than a few months - with revenues projected within the early portion of the 6-month period. Funds can be spent on inventory, marketing, etc.

Growth Company: funds must be used for expansion costs leading to part-time or full time employment.

If you are interested in our other youth programs - Summer Company, Business Plan Competition or Futurpreneur, please contact Tiffany Mak at tmak@markham.ca or 905.477.7000 ext. 2528 for more details and future orientation dates.

Click here to register.

Event Organizer: Markham Small Business Centre
Telephone: 905-477-7000 ext. 6722

Email Contact: msbc@markham.ca



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