Category Archives: Small Business Financing

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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Business Plan Reviews at the Small Business Centre

The written business plan is an important part of building a new venture. While all businesses can benefit from some type of written plan, entrepreneurs seeking financing through formal funding programs will have their plan scrutinized by readers as bankers … Continue reading

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2016 – New Year, New Beginning

With the beginning of the year we typically see many new clients who want to take the first step into entrepreneurship. At the Halton Small Business Centre, we can help make those first steps easy. We want to ensure that … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings!

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It’s hard to believe that another busy year is wrapping up and we have already planned many events and programs for 2016. Here’s a recap of what 2015 was like for the Halton Region Small Business Centre: We refreshed our … Continue reading

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Summer Company 2016 – coming soon

The Halton Region Small Business Centre coordinates and delivers the Summer Company Program on behalf of the Province of Ontario. The Summer Company Program provides youth from the ages of 15 – 29 that are enrolled in high school or … Continue reading

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Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurship. The week runs from November 16 – 22 and offers local, national and global activities designed to help people explore entrepreneurship and innovation. The activities range from large-scale competitions to … Continue reading

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Lesser known sources of financing

When starting or expanding a business venture, one topic that must be addressed is financing. Most entrepreneurs usually think about traditional sources of financing such as loans and grants, however there are other great instruments that are out there that … Continue reading

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