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Our next cohort Founder Fundamentals is being hosted by YSpace York University in Markham in partnership with the Markham Small Business Centre, Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre, Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre and York Small Business Enterprise Centre.   

Visit to get started!  Submission Deadline: April 26

How It Works

Through our Starter Company Plus program, you may qualify for:
  • Mentoring from successful local entrepreneurs
  • Training tailored to your business
  • Business advisory services
  • Access to business workshops and valuable networking opportunities
  • Opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $5,000 in provincial funding


Who Is Eligible

You can apply if you’re:
  • An Ontario resident aged 18+
  • Not attending school or working full time

To qualify for funding of up to $5,000, you need to be able to contribute at least 25% (in cash or in kind) of the grant amount.


How to Apply

Visit to get started!  Submission Deadline: April 26

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