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Starter Company+

Do you need assistance growing your existing small business?

Our SC+ program is an advanced 4 month program designed to source out pain points within your business; define and design a customized implementation plan matched with up to $5000 in grant money to get the problem solved so you can get back to building your business!

Program Info

Who is this Program For?

  • To participate in the program you must have a completed application (see registration link below)
  • You must have attended our 6 week stepping into business program
  • A completed Business plan or Business Model canvas is required to participate in the program
  • You must be 18 years of age or older at the time of registration
  • An Ontario resident and Canadian citizen (or permanent resident)
  • Growing a recently created small business, or expanding an existing company
  • Committed to working a minimum of 25-30 hours a week running your business
  • Not attending school full-time or returning to school
  • Not enrolled in other provincial employment or self-employment related initiatives and programs that include or do not include financial assistance
  • Not currently enrolled concurrently in any self-employment or entrepreneurship training/financing initiatives and programs offered by government funded organizations

    ***Priority will be given to those in Guelph-Wellington Area

Intermediate Advanced Existing Business Coaching Free Grant Funding Business Plan Mentorship Networking



Program Start Date

September 2022

Registration Deadline

Applications Open August 2, 2022
Applications Close August 31, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Session Info

4 Month working with our advisors and 12 - 15 hours of learning workshops per cohort.


  • A customized implementation plan to solve challenges in your business
  • Access to the "Ask the Professionals" networking event
  • 1-on-1 Experienced Business AdvisorĀ 
  • Group learning/networking opportunities with other participants
  • Interact with a supportive network of other like minded business owners
  • Participants successful in completing the program will be awarded up to $5000 in grant monies
Robin Young recieving a $3000 grant cheque as part of the starter company plus program


Application requirements to have prior to submission (attach digital copies to the online application)

  • Business registration and insurance
  • Executive summary of your business
  • Business Plan or Business Model Canvas
  • A copy of any professional license you need to operate your business
  • A buyer persona and customer journey map
  • 1 page Market research summary pertaining to your business endeavor

Month 1

  • Spring board discussion: 1 on 1 meetings with advisor to source out challenges within your business; define and design a customized implementation plan
  • Project plan reviews
  • Group mentoring session #1

Month 2

  • Project plan reviews
  • Group mentoring session #2

Month 3

  • Project plan reviews
  • Group mentoring session #3

Month 4

  • Project plan completed
  • "Ask the Professionals" networking event
  • Group graduation session

Past Participants

The Cabin Office Company
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SC+ Starter Company Plus

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