Start-up

Are you thinking of starting a small business? Are you wanting to be your own boss but don’t know where to start? Are you unsure of what rules and regulations you might need to start your business?

The Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) is your central source for small business information, resources and guidance.

We’ll answer your questions about registering and starting a new business, preparing a business plan, taxes, available government programs and much more.

6th Largest City
in Canada

1,400+ Multi-National
Firms

7 Major Highways Service
Mississauga

145+ Languages
Spoken

Home to Canada’s
Largest Airport,
Servicing
44 M+ Passengers Annually

Less Than
90 min Drive to
U.S. Border

Within a Day’s Drive
to North America’s
Richest Markets:
141 M Consumers

4.3 M+ Labour
Pool Within
the GTA, Representing
nearly half
of Ontario’s
Labour force

Entrepreneurship in Mississauga starts at MBEC

Information and Guidance

Whether you are starting or growing a small business, the Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) can help.

MBEC is your central source for small business information, resources and guidance.

Do you have a question about how to start or grow your business?

Let’s Get Started

Location: 

The Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre is conveniently located in downtown Mississauga in the Mississauga Central Library, 4th floor, 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Mississauga.

Hours of Operation:

Monday9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Telephone: 905-615-4460

Small Business Training

Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) offers small business training to help entrepreneurs start, build and grow their businesses.

Gain valuable information, insights and skills needed to take your business from start to success through expert led engaging in-person seminars and workshops and online business training programs.

 

 

In-Person Seminars & Workshops

Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) small business seminars and workshops offer the opportunity to attend expert-led, engaging, in-person group sessions to learn how to launch or expand your business. Gain valuable information, insights and skills needed to take your business from start to success. Seminars are located at Central Library – 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.

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Online Business Training Courses

MBEC online business courses offer the opportunity to learn at your own pace with on-demand business courses designed by industry professionals. Develop sound business skills and facilitate your business to reach its full potential.

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Entrepreneurship Programs

MBEC entrepreneurship programs offer free training, business skills development and an opportunity to receive a grant to start or expand your business for those 15 years of age and older.

Starter Company PLUS Program

The starter Company PLUS program provides an opportunity for people 18 years and over to receive free training and mentoring from professionals on how to start, build and grow a business.  There is an opportunity to apply for a program grant of up to $5,000.

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Summer Company Program for Young Entrepreneurs

Are you 15-29 years and have a business idea?  The summer Company program can help you launch and develop your own summer business through free business training, mentorship and an opportunity to receive a grant of up to $3,000 to help you get your business started.

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“MBEC’s training and mentoring program is incredibly valuable. Mississauga has been a great place to start a business. It’s the perfect ecosystem for start-ups and provides unlimited opportunities to create and innovate.”

MBEC Client Satish Thiyagarajan, Co-Founder, head Coach, Zebra Robotics