Small Business Accelerator

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Want to Launch or Accelerate your Business?
The Small Business Accelerator may be for YOU!

Small Business Accelerator is a great opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs and existing business owners, who want to start, expand or buy a mainstream business and are not in school or working full time.

Click here to apply for the Small Business Accelerator Program.

Selection Process:

  • Complete the Starter Company Plus Eligibility Application. 
  • If eligible, attend a mandatory orientation session 
  • Participant in mandatory training and mentorship (12 weeks)
  • Prepare and submit your business plan
  • If you score at least 80% on your business plan you will have an opportunity to pitch your idea where grant eligibility will be determined 

The program provides:

  • One-on-one guidance from the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre
  • Access to business workshops and networking events on topics from creating a business plan and budgeting to executing a marketing campaign
  • Training and business skills development
  • An opportunity to receive a grant of up to $5,000 to kick off a new venture or expand an existing business

Connect with the Program Lead to find out more (905) 874-2650.

This program is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth and the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science.

This program is only open to City of Brampton & Caledon residents. To contact your local provider of the Starter Company Plus Program visit here.


Program will re-launch April 6, 2020


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