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Starter Company Plus is a 4-month cohort-based training program. It’s designed for Ottawa entrepreneurs building businesses that are early-stage and non-tech.

Applications now open ⤵️ https://t.co/4f6xug5eOP https://t.co/XTSpqmxaLl

3 months 1 day ago


Still deciding if Starter Company Plus is right for you?

Here’s what past program participant, Ahmad Galuta, Go2Grad Tutors Founder, had to say. Learn more and apply today: https://t.co/JF4r8oiv93 ⬇️ https://t.co/CN9tanKiyQ

3 months 4 days ago


Are you interested in finding out which Canadian entrepreneur you’re most like? Take the @sbcontario Canadian Entrepreneur Matching Quiz and be entered into a draw for 1 of 5 $50 prepaid Visa cards.

Take the quiz today at https://t.co/w1mKje3600 📋 https://t.co/c9OIZB35uj

3 months 4 days ago


There is no better way to kickoff this epic conference than with the following three accomplished leaders and changemakers.🚀

You don’t want to miss out: https://t.co/NuksEbGeA2 https://t.co/l1FHPv8qkv

3 months 5 days ago


It’s that time again 📢🤩

Join us and local entrepreneurs on September 12th to celebrate the graduation of our 12th Ignition cohort! This cohort includes start-ups in fintech, aerospace, gaming, travel tech and more. https://t.co/8as9lubvbb https://t.co/PRB10UOyE2

3 months 5 days ago


🗓️Understanding ‘QuickBooks Online’ @LoganKatz_LLP Learning Series

Accounting in the cloud is becoming more prevalent in today’s world. This free seminar offers an in-depth overview of QuickBooks Online. Happening September 12th at 9:30AM.

Learn more: https://t.co/jcg1xin5Vj https://t.co/hHxCRJa5IJ

3 months 5 days ago


Are you interested in learning how to leverage IP to grow your Canadian climate tech company? Join @SmartBiggar on September 22nd for their free workshop.

🗓️Register here: https://t.co/qovmeJskMy https://t.co/kigr8yKf29

3 months 6 days ago


Apply for XTAP today! https://t.co/LBvQr8TQAE

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Starter Company Plus participants receive:

💡Dedicated business mentorship
👥Curated workshops
🗓️Week-long training program
💲A chance to pitch for up to $5,000

Interested? Apply before September 24, 2021: https://t.co/4f6xug5eOP https://t.co/iX3njtmz3f

3 months 6 days ago


Are you looking to enhance your personal brand? Check out this session hosted by @AmandaBernardo 📸👇 https://t.co/FuSMZFDEqQ

3 months 1 week ago