Are you an Ontario student 15 to 29 years and have a business idea?

The Summer Company program can help you launch and operate a business this summer. The program provides:

  • Business training and mentorship to help you get your business up and running.
  • Opportunity for a grant up to $3,000 to help you launch your summer business.
Don’t miss this great opportunity to apply to the 2021 Summer Company Program if you are interested in starting a business in Brampton or Caledon. Space in the program is limited!

How can you get started? Here four easy steps . . .

Step 1

Attend a FREE information session:
Attending an information session webinar is a recommended first step in learning about the program, the eligibility criteria, program requirements and how to apply to the program,  and have your questions answered

Thursday, February 25th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm **hosted by Mississauga
Register HERE

Thursday, March 25th from 3:30pm to 5:00pm **hosted by Brampton
Register HERE

Wednesday, April 7th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm **hosted by Mississauga
Register HERE


Did you miss an information session?  Watch it HERE


Step 2

Check your eligibility
Ready to apply to the program? The first step is to check your eligibility. To be considered for the Summer Company Program, you must answer a few questions to see if you are eligible to apply to the program.


Step 3

Make an Application Inquiry  
If you meet the eligibility requirements, your next step is to complete your ‘Application Inquiry’, select ‘Brampton’ as the ‘City/Town’ and select the ‘Brampton Entrepreneur Centre’ if you plan to start your business in Brampton or Caledon. We will contact you and send you information, program schedule and document templates to complete your application package, which includes a business plan, start up budget and cash flow forecast.


Step 4

Submit your Application
Next step is to submit your program application, which you will need to include your business plan, start up budget and cash flow forecast.

Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the program.



That’s it!  There are limited spots available, so apply early!


The deadline to apply to the 2021 Summer Company Program offered through the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre (BEC) is Monday, April 19, 2021 5:00 pm. The program will be delivered virtually in Mississauga Brampton from May 2021 to August 2021.

For information on the program guidelines, check your eligibility, you’re your program inquiry and apply to the program, visit


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