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Starter Company PLUS

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 All companies are challenged with meeting the ever-changing demands of their customers.  They struggle with how to maximize their resources and create the best value for their clients.

Kingston Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with the City of Kingston, and the Frontenac Community Futures Development Corporation, are launching Starter Company PLUS, an exciting new program for new start-up and existing businesses. 

As of April 1, 2017 existing and start-up businesses in Kingston and the County of Frontenac are eligible to participate in the program, which includes training, advice, expert guidance, support and the opportunity to qualify for a limited number of financial grants.

Kingston Economic Development Corporation successfully supported and continues to support more than 150 businesses through Starter Company PLUS. At this time all funding has been exhausted and we continue to offer the training and support delivered through the program to interested businesses. 

To determine whether you are eligible for the program please 

Starter Company PLUS Eligibility

Starter Company PLUS is for business owners who:

  • Want to grow
  • Are unsure of the potential of their business
  • Feel the stress of not being able to compete
  • Have reached capacity and need to expand
  • Want to create, assess, or validate future plans
  • Want to improve the use of current resources
  • Need to adapt to a changing market
  • Have not completed the Starter Company program for youth within the last 12 months


Starter Company PLUS will support:

Growth and expansion  Maximizing capacity
Increasing profits  Achieving long-term sustainability
Improving quality of services and products  Creating export opportunities

To learn more about the Starter Company PLUS application process

Starter Company PLUS Application

To begin, complete an

Inquiry Form





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