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Starter Company PLUS offers funding and support for local entrepreneurs

The benefits of participating in Starter Company PLUS include:

  • one-on-one consultation with KLSBEC advisors
  • free small business training and business plan development support
  • mentorship from local business leaders
  • the opportunity to qualify for grants up to $4,000 through a competitive process

You may be eligible if you are:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • a Canadian citizen or permanent resident living in Ontario
  • not a full time student and not returning to school full time
  • proposing a new business , expanding a business or buying a company in Kawartha Lakes or the County of Haliburton
  • willing to commit at least 35 hours a week to your business

Starter Company PLUS is supported by Kawartha Lakes Community Futures Development Corporation and the Haliburton County Development Corporation.

For more information please contact Brayden Siersma at the KLSBEC by phone at 705-324-9411 extension 1383 or by e-mail at

For further information, please contact:
Diane Steven
Economic Development Officer - Entrepreneurship
705-324-9411 extension 1283

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