The health and safety of our staff and clients is our top priority. Due to the continued risks surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Summer Company program will be delivered virtually.
Additionally, participants of the Summer Company program are required to follow all Public Health guidelines and protocols while conducting their business activities. This includes following direction from York Region Public Health, Public Health Ontario and the Government of Ontario.
Are you enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary institution as a full-time student but thought about launching your own business?
Each summer, in partnership with the Ontario Government, YSBEC administers its Summer Company program, which is designed to foster and develop the entrepreneurial spirit in students between the ages of 15 to 29 , and who are registered to return to school full-time in September 2021. In place of a summer job, students have the opportunity to be their own boss. All that’s required is a good idea, commitment and hard work. In return, students receive:
- Hands-on training and skills development
- Coaching and guidance
- Mentorship to help develop and launch a business over the summer
- Opportunity to receive financial support of up to $3,000
To start the application process, check to see if you’re eligible to qualify for the Summer Company program. Learn more about the program on the Summer Company website.
This dynamic program allows you to take your startup business idea and turn it into reality. Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur and run your own company? The YSBEC Summer Company program is a terrific way to find out. Read about the many exciting ventures launched by young entrepreneurs across Ontario through the Summer Company Program in the Summer Company Yearbook.
For more information and to apply, please contact:
YSBEC Small Business Assistant
Phone: 877.464.9675 ext. 71572
Application deadline: May 23, 2021
2019 Summer Company Students
Hi I’m Meaghan, the entrepreneur behind the health oriented urban farm, Meg’s Microgreens. My process consists of growing the microgreens from certified organic seeds, chopping them fresh and delivering them right to your door (or restaurant) the same day! Meg’s Microgreens is committed to providing fresh and local greens to my community in order to make healthy simple.
3 Bro Mow
At 3 Bro Mow, great service begins and ends with experienced and friendly professionals, which is why we put so much consideration into how the lawn looks for our clients. We complete projects efficiently and on schedule, and go above and beyond to form lasting relationships with our clients. 3 Bro Mow offers three main services to clients ,Lawn Aeration, Lawn Mowing and Lawn Trimming. Aiden is a Grade 10 Highschool student located in Aurora, who has a hard work ethic and a passion for making lawns look good. He is starting 3 Bro Mow as a summer landscaping business, with intentions on bringing great service to his clients at reasonable rates.
Greenback is a business aiming to increase convenience and luxury in everyday life through environmentally sustainable products such as our Slim Wallet, made from 100% cork. In order for Greenback to Give Back, we choose to use cork to create our products as an alternative to environmentally devastating leather.
Quintessential Experts is the “One Stop Shop for Realtors”. We offer top of the line Photography, Videography, Social Media, Printing and Graphic Design services. Our services can be easily ordered off our online platform. Contact us today and find out how we can help your business become more profitable and offer the best service to your clients!
Direct Line: 647-929-2823
Maximum Driveway Care
Maximum Driveway Care covers all your driveway needs. We offer asphalt sealing, asphalt repairs, and crack filling. We leave your driveway looking brand new and fresh. Contact us today for a free no obligation quote!
Direct line: 289-380-0505
Radhe Krishna Dance
RadheKrishna Dance is a dance school that teaches bollywood, classical, folk, hip hop, and contemporary dance. This dance school offers classes for children (age 3+), teenagers, and adults in private, semi-private, and group lessons. My goal is to provide guidance to my students with weight loss, enhancing dance skills, as well as improving memory and flexibility skills. I am a secondary school student looking to increase the popularity of bollywood dance in York Region.
Phone number: 289-231-9300
Ashanti Beauty Naturally
Ashanti Beauty Naturally is an all natural skin care company dedicated to the care of yourself and your skin. Through all natural homemade skin care products we provide moisturizing and exfoliating care with the assisted benefits of various essential oils.
We are a student-based company that is dedicated to assisting people with their property maintenance, landscape, or construction projects for an affordable price.
Phone number: 647-880-5902
Tycho Machining provide fast and affordable CNC milling service. Our services include: CAD drawing, CAM programming, CNC prototype, and final production, subassembly. Tycho Machining strive to create value for our customers by being faster, more affordable, and one stop service.