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Service and Information Update

City of Brampton provides help for entrepreneurs of all ages with Starter Company Plus Program


​BRAMPTON, ON (August 19, 2022) – The City of Brampton is now accepting applications for an entrepreneur training and funding opportunity through the Starter Company Plus Program.

In a time of recovery for Brampton small businesses, the City continues to provide resources to support entrepreneurs. This program is offered through the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre (BEC) to help entrepreneurs start or grow their businesses. It is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade.

BEC, in partnership with the Province of Ontario, recognizes the importance of supporting those with a new or existing business idea. The Starter Company Plus Program provides free training, mentoring and grant opportunities of up to $5,000 for eligible participants to start, expand or buy a small business. The Program aims to address local economic development needs and, where appropriate, focuses on specific industries and sectors.

To apply for the Starter Company Plus Program in Brampton, you must confirm your eligibility to participate and attend a mandatory information session. Attendance at the info session does not guarantee acceptance into the program or the receipt of a program grant.

Interested parties can register for the mandatory information session on:

• August 23, 12 to 1:30 pm
• August 25, 7 to 8:30 pm

To find out more about the program and to determine eligibility, visit www.brampton.ca/bec.

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