Programs

WE-CAN

Kingston Economic Development Corporation is pleased to be partnering with Queen’s University, the recipient of funding from the federal Women’s Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) Ecosystem Fund.

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Summer Company Logo

The Summer Company program, funded by the Ontario government, has been helping students, aged 15 to 29, start and run their own businesses since 2001. As a Summer Company entrepreneur, participants receive hands-on business mentoring from local business leaders and up to $3,000 to make their dream job a reality.

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Starter Company Plus

If you’re starting, expanding or buying a small business, apply for training, mentoring and a grant through Starter Company Plus. If you are an Ontario resident aged 18 and over and not attending school full time, you may be eligible to apply for funding of up to $5,000 to start or expand your business.

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Digital Main Street

The Province of Ontario and the Ontario BIA Association support Digital Main Street, a program to help small main street businesses across Ontario strengthen their digital and online capabilities.

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Futurepreneur Canada Logo

Provides pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring to help 18-39 year old entrepreneurs start their own business. Character based loans of $15,000 and more are available.

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Workshops + EventsView All

Mar 31

Each attendee will receive valuable insights into business start-up and expansion as well as Business Templates such as; cash flow, etc.

Apr 7

Is entrepreneurship right for you?

Apr 7

Building a website for your business can be a very complicated and frustrating experience if you’ve never attempted it before.

Apr 7

Whether you have $0, $50, or $100 a month to spend on Facebook and Instagram, you can still reach your target customers and clients.

Apr 14

Learn how to create an account, define the best page layouts for your business model and apply your branding.

Apr 23

An in-depth look at funding resources from grants to micro-loans, through to venture capital.