Have you always wondered what it would feel like to be your own boss? To start your own business, waking up every day with excitement because you LOVE what you do? Does making big decisions, setting your own hours and doing something that you’re passionate about interest you? Then Starter Company Plus may be just what you need to get the ball rolling.
Starter Company Plus (SCP) is funded by the Province of Ontario and administered by the Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre, through the City of Brantford. The program provides adults with the resources and knowledge they need to start and grow their own full-time business. The program is for entrepreneurs who are starting, expanding or buying a business.
SCP provides FREE workshops in business skills development, one-on-one business consulting, mentoring and networking opportunities, and a grant of up to $5,000, where applicable. To be eligible for the grant, the participant: must attend up to 16 hours of business training, complete a business plan and financials (approved by the Business Advisor), and be invited to present to the Grant Committee—a group of local entrepreneurs and professionals that will evaluate the viability of the business itself and the skillset of the entrepreneur.
If you are interested and would like more information, the next Starter Company Plus Orientation will take place Thursday, October 3rd from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Business Resource Centre (1 Market Square, Suite 201, Brantford). The Orientation Session will provide participants with an overview of the program, program eligibility, timelines, and key information on the funding requirements. Registration is free, but space is limited so please secure your seat by registering in advance. Visit www.businessresourcecentre.ca to register.
For more information, contact the BRC at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-756-4269.