Enterprise Renfrew County (ERC) delivers two youth programs on behalf of the Government of Ontario. Starter Company and Summer Company are programs that are geared specifically towards young entrepreneurs.
Starter Company is a youth entrepreneurship program that is geared towards youth between the ages of 18 - 29 who are out of school.
. is a program that is geared to students between the ages of 15 - 29 who want to consider experiencing entrepreneurship. Qualified students can receive up to $1,500.
to help cover start up costs, when they have successfully completed all of the programs requirements they can receive an additional award of up to $1,500
. when they return to school in the fall.
Our aim is to assist young entrepreneurs with business planning, financing and to discover if being a full time entrepreneur will be their future career.
ERC is your local community partner for the Futurprenuer Canada ,
which is a national not-for-profit organization that provids pre-launch coaching, business resources
, start-up financing up to $15,000
and mentoring to qualified youth to start their own successful business.