This video presents “Summer Company – Young Entrepreneurs can get up to $3,000”:

  • Discover the young entrepreneurs of Summer Company:
    • Tom Henderson, Narjis Fatima, Britney Foerter, Loc Ho and Francis Tousignant

    • Most recent video featuring some participants with a program provider from Summer Company program discussing how the program works, how they found success and what they have taken away from the experience

  • You too can turn your idea into a business with SUMMER COMPANY…and you could get up to $3,000 to start it

Up to $3,000 for Student Entrepreneurs

The Summer Company 2013:

  • program provides hands-on business training and mentoring – together with awards of up to $3,000 to help enterprising young people, ages 15-29 to start up and run their own summer business
  • is coordinated and delivered at the community level through the government’s Small Business Enterprise Centres by way of business mentoring groups
    • These groups consist of business advisors and trainers from the local community

The deadline for your application and business plan submission is due May 17, 2013:

  • Space is limited, so apply now!

To be eligible for the program, applicants must be currently attending and returning to school in the fall, and they must propose a new business:

  • If the application is successful, a student will receive an award of up to $1,500 for the start-up costs, and another $1,500 award upon the successful completion of the Summer Company program
  • They will also attend a minimum of 12 hours of business training and meet a local business mentoring group for support and advice for their summer business

If you have any questions regarding the program or the application process, please contact:

Vikas Jain
Small Business Advisor
Enterprise Toronto
150 Borough Drive
Scarborough
Tel: 416-396-5243
Email: jain@toronto.ca

For application form and program/business plan guidelines, please visit www.ontario.ca/summercompany.

Please click here to check out their success stories.

Good Luck! / Bonne Chance!

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