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Starter Company Plus Info Session
  • Looking to start or expand your business? Learn about resources, mentorship, funding, and more! In partnership with VBEC. Join us in person or on Zoom.

    The Vaughan Starter Company Plus program is designed for you and your business. Receive tailored training, mentorship, and the opportunity to apply for a provincial grant of up to $5,000 to help your business grow.

    The program will provide entrepreneurs with training to help develop their business plan, marketing strategies, budget, and financial forecasts. Eligible applicants will be supported under one of the following streams:

    1. Existing brick and mortar businesses: Ideal applicants are those with physical storefronts or office or industrial locations.
    2. New start-up and home-based businesses: Ideal applicants are those who may be looking to start or expand their businesses.
    3. Food and Beverage businesses: Ideal applicants will have a market-ready product in the food & beverage industry. You may be already selling in some stores, markets, and/or events and want to gain the industry knowledge to successfully scale and grow your food business.
    4. Technology businesses: Ideal applicants are building and looking to bring a tech product into the market. If you are an early-stage tech entrepreneur developing or refining your prototype and looking to find early traction, this opportunity will help you get launched.

    This information session will cover the following topics:

    • Grant eligibility criteria
    • Grant application process and requirements
    • Starter Company Plus program structure
    • Overview of the training programs that must be attended
    • Q&A's

    For more information visit Starter Company Plus. We encourage participants to reach out to Vaughan Business and Entrepreneurship Centre at ed@vaughan.ca if they have any questions about the program. The information sessions are co-hosted by Vaughan Public Libraries and Vaughan Business and Entrepreneurship Centre.

    Session is hosted in-person and on Zoom.




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