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You are eligible for Starter Company Plus if you are:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Not currently enrolled in full-time education
  • Not full-time employed
  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident living in Ontario
  • Currently running a business, proposing a new business, or expanding or buying a business in the Waterloo Region.
  • If existing business, have been operating less than 3 years.
  • Prepared to commit to a minimum average of 35 hours per week to run your business
  • Prepared to complete the mandatory Business Training Program
  • Prepared to attend mandatory mentor meetings for at least 3 months if awarded grant
  • Not enrolled in other provincial employment or self-employment related programs that include or do not include financial assistance; and
  • Not currently enrolled concurrently in any self-employment or entrepreneurship training/financing programs offered by government funded organizations.
  • Have not received funding from a Small Business Centre program (i.e recipient from past Starter Company)
  • Can provide proof of equity in the business up to $1,250
 
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