Starter Company Program: Mentoring, Money and You

Starter Company Is No Longer Accepting Applications

A Great Company Starts With Mentoring, Money and You!

Start a company, launch your future!

If you have a great idea for a business and the entrepreneurial drive to see it through, then Starter Company is here to help you start your company.
You may qualify for up to $5,000 in funding, plus receive the invaluable guidance of a business mentor.
Starter Company is an Ontario program that provides young people with the resources and knowledge that they need to start and grow their own business.
As a Starter Company entrepreneur you get:
  • Funding of up to $5,000
  • One-on-one guidance from the Small Business Entreprise Centre
  • Mentoring with a local experienced entrepreneur
  • Attend Business Plan Boot-camp
  • Access to  on-line business training and workshops on a variety of topics

Could You Be A Starter Company Entrepreneur?

You can apply to the Starter Company program if
  • You are an Ontario resident aged 18 - 29
  • Not attending school full-time
To qualify for funding of up to $5,000 you need to be able to contribute at least 25% of the grant amount in either cash or kind.  
 If you have any questions contact our office at: 613-432-6848 or 613-735-8224.
Note: Enterprise Renfrew County, may at its sole discretion, determine a particular business is inappropriate for the Starter Company program.
Julie Johnson - Starter Company Recipient

Julie Johnson owner of Smiling Daisies Soap Co is the first approved applicant for Starter Company