Welcome to Enterprise Renfrew County
Enterprise Renfrew County (ERC) has been operating in Renfrew since 1988 and was formerly known as the Renfrew County Business Self-Help Office. Our mandate is to encourage and contribute to the enterprising spirit and economic development of the County by assisting entrepreneurs with the development of newor existing companies.
Please be advised that we cover all of the County of Renfrew and sometimes our Renfrew location is closed due to business travel. It is advised that you call the office to ensure the office is open and to book an appointment. Colleen can be reached at: 613-432-6848 X 114
Enterprise Renfrew County is searching for students who want to explore entrepreneurship. Do you want to start your own business but you need some money to get started? Summer Company applicants receive a total of up to $3,000 to help kick start their business. Qualifying applicants will receive half of the grant ($1,500) to help cover start-up costs. If you are a Specialist High Skill Major you may qualify to earn up to two co-op credits by operating a Summer Company business. For details and to see if you qualify visit: www.ontario.ca/summercompany For more information call: 613.735.8224. SHSM Deadline: April 29th. General Deadline: May 19th
Are you exploring entrepreneurship but you don’t know where to start? The Starter Company Plus Program will help get you started in the right direction. Starter Company Plus is a Government of Ontario program delivered by Enterprise Renfrew County.
Applicants receive free business training, advice and mentoring. Successful applicants may compete for a chance to receive a $4,000 award to help kick-start or to grow their business. All applicants must attend a Starter Company Plus Information Session, which will be held on Tuesday April 17th, 2018. In-house training will take place in the month of May.
Pre-registration is required, click here for more details or call Enterprise Renfrew County at 613.735.8224
The Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) has been created to serve the diverse needs of the province’s small business community. Bringing together the services of the Small Business Enterprise Centres (SBECs), Regional Innovation Centres (RICs) & Business Advisory Services (BAS), the members work collaboratively together using a “no wrong door” approach to ensure that small businesses have the tools they need to grow and thrive.