Starter Company Plus offering grants and mentorship

Starter Company Plus offering grants and mentorship

City of St. Catharines press release – For entrepreneurs, starting up a new business is a dream come true. But, knowing where to start can be overwhelming and finding start-up money challenging. That’s where the St. Catharines Enterprise Centre can help. Through the Provincially funded Starter Company Plus program, the team at the City of […]

Ontario investing to support Francophone businesses and recovery

Ontario investing to support Francophone businesses and recovery

Government of Ontario press release – As Ontario prepares to celebrate Franco-Ontarian Day this Friday, September 25, 2020, the Ontario government is pleased to announce a new investment of $500,000 to support Franco-Ontarian entrepreneurs and businesses. This investment is part of the government’s priority to promote francophone economic development in the province and builds on […]

What small businesses need to know as cybercrime continues to rise

What small businesses need to know as cybercrime continues to rise

Cybercriminals don’t just target large corporations and organizations to gain access to their systems, obtain sensitive information and demand ransoms – small businesses have become equal if not bigger targets for hackers. In fact, 40 per cent of small to medium businesses surveyed in 2018 experienced a cyber-attack in the last 12 months, according to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority.  Small businesses are more […]

Staples Niagara Falls steps up for back to school

Staples Niagara Falls steps up for back to school

United Way Niagara press release – Just in time for back-to-school, United Way received an incredible donation from Staples in Niagara Falls. Monique Frenette, Divisional Sales Manager for Staples Store #129 Niagara Falls said with excitement in a voicemail, “We have a donation for you, literally a truck’s worth of office and school supplies.” We […]

New ‘Made in Welland’ website is a welcome sign for investors

New ‘Made in Welland’ website is a welcome sign for investors

City of Welland press release – The City of Welland’s Economic Development Department launched a new, easy to navigate website today. The new Made in Welland website offers accessible, user-friendly information that includes economic resources, community assets, and offers tools that entrepreneurs need to start and grow a business. Prospective developers and investors can also […]

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