Category Archives: Halton Small Business Centre

Meet our Starter Company Plus cohort #2 grant recipients!

In October 2017, the Halton Small Business Centre launched the second cohort of the Starter Company Plus program.  Program participants receive mentoring, training, and coaching from our business consultants and program mentors.  In December, program participants submitted their business plans … Continue reading

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Upcoming 2018 Workshops and Events!

Halton Economic Development, along with its community partners, hosts educational sessions and seminars, as well as networking events, to help drive the success of businesses and entrepreneurs just like you. The Halton Small Business Centre Just released! 2018 Small Business … Continue reading

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Five simple steps to turn your business plan from good to great

As the new year approaches and 2017 comes to an end, the topic of business planning is likely to be on the minds of many would-be (and established) entrepreneurs. Business Planning is crucial for the success of both new and … Continue reading

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Recognizing Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 13th – 19th) celebrates entrepreneurs and inspires millions around the world to engage in entrepreneurial activity, while connecting with a vibrant ecosystem of potential collaborators, mentors and local community partners. To celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, the … Continue reading

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Meet our Starter Company Plus grant recipients!

In April, the Halton Region Small Business Centre kicked off its Starter Company Plus program. After months of training and mentoring, participants delivered their business plans for review by one of our Business Consultants and a committee of local professionals … Continue reading

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Do you procrastinate?

Are you a stressed business owner?   Do you put things off until tomorrow because you do not want to deal with them today?  You might be a procrastinator! According to Vocabulary.com, “A procrastinator is a person who delays or puts … Continue reading

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Running a Home-Based Business

Operating a home-based business has many advantages.  You can avoid the stress of a daily commute and gain the flexibility of choosing your own clients and creating your own schedule.  Here are some things to consider when planning a home … Continue reading

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