Program Overview

The City of Brampton’s Entrepreneur Centre (BEC) offers the Starter Company PLUS program. This program will assist people 18 years and over interested in starting, growing or purchasing a business in Brampton or Caledon.

The program provides:

  1. Free training and business skills development
  2. Free mentorship and guidance
  3. Opportunity to apply for a program grant of up to $5,000 after the completion of mandatory training and mentoring. Acceptance and participation in the program does not guarantee receiving the program grant.

The Starter Company PLUS Program is delivered by the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre (BEC) for the Brampton and Caledon area at Brampton City Hall. The program is funded by the Government of Ontario and is delivered by Small Business Enterprise Centres (“SBECs”) across Ontario who are part of the Province’s Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE). For information about the program outside of the Brampton area, please refer to the list of Small Business Entrepreneur Centres and Community-Based Provider Locations in Ontario.