Starter Company Plus


Get guidance and a grant for your small business

If you’re starting, expanding or buying a small business, apply for training, mentoring and a grant through Starter Company Plus. 

What you get

Through Starter Company Plus, you can:

  • get one-on-one guidance from a Small Business Enterprise Centre advisor
  • participate in business workshops, seminars  or networking events
  • topics range from writing a business plan to budgeting to marketing campaigns
  • talk to a mentor with experience in starting, expanding or buying a small business
  • you can also apply for a grant of up to $5,000. 

These supports are available if you want to start a new company, expand an existing company or buy a business in Ontario.


  • 18 years of age or older at the time of application;
  • Proposing a new company, expansion of an existing company or buying a business in Ontario;
  • Not attending school full time nor returning to school;
  • Resident of Ontario and Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
  • Not enrolled in other provincial employment or self-employment related programs that include or not financial assistance;
  • Not currently enrolled in any other self-employment or entrepreneurship training/financing programs offered by government-funded organizations;


Apply now. The deadline is October 31, 2021.

To apply to the program, you must complete the application form and submit it by email to Liza Langevin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before October 31, 2021. An acknowledgement of receipt will be sent to you afterwards.

Click here to download the application form.


This program is in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade.

PREC is in partnership with:  SITEWEBFINAL