Summer Company is a youth entrepreneurship program of the Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation. The program is administered by the Small Business Enterprise Centre, and is available to students between the ages of 15 and 29 who are returning to school in the fall.
Summer Company is an extremely helpful initiative for young entrepreneurs as it provides funding of up to $3000, and hands-on coaching and mentoring to help students start and operate their own summer business.
Students accepted into the program receive:
• Hands-on business training
• Up to $3,000 in awards!
• Business Mentoring to aid in their current and future endeavors
• The pride and experience of being their own boss
Summer Company 2015 is now accepting applications! For additional information and to apply, visit www.ontario.ca/business-and-economy/start-summer-company-students. Application deadline is May 8th, 2015.
Need ideas on what business to start? Check out the Previous Years page to view our past successful Summer Company participants