Programs

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 Logo

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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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

Sep 19

Attend this free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston Economic Development that can help start and grow your business.

Oct 1

This seminar is ideal for individuals who are new to using social media to promote their business or organization.

Oct 10

Attend this free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston Economic Development that can help start and grow your business.

Nov 7

Attend this free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston Economic Development that can help start and grow your business.

Nov 21

Attend this free one-hour session to learn about the programs and services offered at Kingston Economic Development that can help start and grow your business.

Nov 21

Do you want to follow your passion to create a business that puts people and planet first? You are not alone.