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Starter Company PLUS Program

 Provides Training and Potential Funding Support to Entrepreneurs

Pembroke, ON:  Enterprise Renfrew County is accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for Starter Company PLUS, a support program funded by the Government of Ontario, from entrepreneurs wishing to start, expand or purchase an existing business in the County of Renfrew and the City of Pembroke.

Starter Company PLUS has proven to be very supportive for entrepreneurs, providing four months of business coaching, business plan development, and instruction from our staff and trainers.  There is also direct counselling from insurance, legal and accounting professionals and valuable networking and coaching sessions with business professionals.  Applicants who successfully complete the business training then have an opportunity to pitch their business to an evaluation committee for a chance to win a grant of up to $5,000, which must be applied to their business operations. 

Colleen Sadler, Enterprise Renfrew County Business Consultant, explains, “This program is designed to provide entrepreneurs with the training and coaching they require to succeed in a competitive and challenging business environment.  The deadline to submit an Expression of Interest is midnight Sunday, September 19th, 2021.”

Interested entrepreneurs must select a time to attend an Information Session on Tuesday, September 21st at Starter Company PLUS Program Inquiry. The link will take them to the ZOOM Video Conference platform where they will provide required information. Candidates will be sent a link for the Starter Company PLUS Program ZOOM Information Session they have chosen.  After completing the Information Session and learning about the program benefits, requirements, level of commitment required and timelines, participants will be emailed the Application Form.

For more information, visit the Enterprise Renfrew County website.

Enterprise Renfrew County is a non-profit government organization funded by the Ontario Government, the County of Renfrew, the Town of Renfrew and the City of Pembroke. Its mandate is to promote and assist small businesses across the County of Renfrew and in the City of Pembroke.

For more information contact:

Colleen Sadler           Enterprise Renfrew County                                                             613-432-6848