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Small Business and Entrepreneurship Centre

The Kawartha Lakes Small Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (KLSBEC) encourages and supports entrepreneurship. Our team will help you make the right decisions during your business start-up and assist you as your business grows.

Our services are free and include:

  • business feasibility guidance
  • one-on-one business plan consultations
  • advice about permits, licenses and regulatory requirements
  • training and networking opportunities
  • referrals to other business support services
  • coaching to help you overcome business challenges

We help business owners overcome many challenges including:

  • managing cash flow and accounting
  • hiring and managing staff
  • marketing
  • social media

We receive support from the Province of Ontario and the City of Kawartha Lakes. The KLSBEC is part of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs and one of 57 small business enterprise centres across Ontario.

Meet Our Business Consultant

Diane Steven

Diane provides business advisory services to current and aspiring entrepreneurs. She is a business expert specialising in start-ups and operations including business regulations, planning and marketing.

Diane can help local residents who are new to entrepreneurship through Summer Company and Starter Company PLUS programs. She encourages them to start or expand their own business with support from the KLSBEC while also gaining valuable skills and hands on training.

Contact Diane for assistance with your business.

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