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New Business Grant Program - Starter Company PLUS!
Budding entrepreneurs in the Region of Durham can tap into a new funding program!
We have launched a new program, Starter Company Plus, designed to provide budding entrepreneurs and existing business owners with experiential business training, skills development, mentoring and a chance to win $5000 in seed capital to help them start, grow or buy a small business. The program is for those 18 years of age or older.
Interested? Read over the program details and eligibility on our website, and if you meet the criteria - complete an application today!
This is a competitive program with limited space, so take that leap and explore the possibilities of success!
Great leaders build great teams. That’s the theme behind the eighth annual Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast. This year’s speaker lineup is well-versed in the essential characteristics of outstanding teams and the role leadership plays in helping them succeed.
Maybe starting a business? The 2017 Summer Company Application is now live. The Program provides Ontario students ages 15-29 up to $3,000 and hands-on coaching and mentoring to help you start and operate your business. DEADLINE MAY 6LEARN MORE/APPLY.
Financial Seminars for Small Business
There will be Financial Education seminars held at the BACD over the next several months to help entrepreneurs and small businesses expand their knowledge on Financials as it related to their business. These sessions are free of charge and are presented by members of the CPA Association.
LOL Puppets - Jody Sharpe Our business is puppeteering and anything related to puppets. We build quality handmade custom puppets which are for sale. We offer occasion themed performances as well as singing puppet grams. We host a wide variety of puppet making classes for all ages of people.
How has the BACD helped? The team at BACD have shown us many strategies and avenues to consider starting up a business in Durham. The consultants have been extremely positive and encouraging regarding our dream business. The free seminars hosted by the BACD are incredibly useful in helping any starting business.