Looking for advice, training and support to start or grow a small business? Consider the Starter Company PLUS program at the Mississauga Business Entrepreneur Center (MBEC).
Registration is now available for participants to attend a mandatory information session on August 4 or 5, 2021 to prepare for the fall program.
The Starter Company PLUS program helps people 18 years and older who are interested in starting, growing or buying a business in Mississauga. The program is offered by the Mississauga Business Entrepreneur Center (MBEC). MBEC is a business unit of the City of Mississauga Economic Development Office for the Mississauga region. The program provides:
Free training and development of business skills
Free mentoring and orientation
Possibility to apply for a program grant after completion of mandatory training and mentoring
How to register
To apply for the Starter Company PLUS program in Mississauga, you must confirm your eligibility to participate in the program and attend a mandatory information session. Attendance at the session does not guarantee acceptance into the program or receipt of a program grant. The Mandatory Starter Company PLUS Information Session will provide you with important information about the Starter Company PLUS program in Mississauga, including:
· Eligibility criteria
Program requirements and expectations
Training and mentoring program, and schedule
Information on the program grant opportunity
Program and registration details
About the Starter Company PLUS program
The Starter Company PLUS program is funded by the Province of Ontario and is offered by Small Business Entrepreneur Centers (“SBEC”) similar to MBEC across Ontario that are part of the province’s Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE). .
Mississauga’s Starter Company PLUS program will prioritize Mississauga-based entrepreneurs interested in starting a new online business, expanding an existing business to Main Street including retail, bars, restaurants and cafes, and professionals in the creative industries.