Start a Summer Company
This neat programme give you two things:
- start-up money to kick-off a new summer business
- advice and mentorship from local business leaders to help get the business up and running
Learning how to run your own student business is one of the best summer jobs you can have. You get to be your own boss while learning what it takes to manage a business. Sales, marketing, invoicing, bookkeeping, customer relationship, management — these are just a few of the highly useful skills you will develop.
Deadline May 8th Make Your Pitch
make a two minute video about a great idea you've had to start a business! Government of Canada Youth Entrepreneurship Guide
Entrepreneurship can start at any age. This guide will introduce you to the basics of starting a business, and the government programs available to young entrepreneurs in Ontario.
The age range for youth programs varies from 15 to 39 years old. Refer to the individual program descriptions in this guide for more information.
There is no minimum age for starting a business. However, you need to be at least 18 years old to sign contracts or legal documents. If you are under 18 and starting a business, you may need someone who is over 18 to sign legal documents on your behalf. Discuss your business ideas with a parent or guardian before you start.