The York Small Business Enterprise Centre (YSBEC) offers a full spectrum of services to entrepreneurs and small business seeking to launch new startups or grow their businesses. Programs are designed to assist both emerging entrepreneurs and existing businesses with fewer than 10 employees.

YSBEC is available to support entrepreneurs through the following services: 

  • Business Incubation: YSBEC offers business incubation programs that provide entrepreneurs with mentoring, and support services. These programs can help entrepreneurs develop their business plans, refine their products or services, and gain access to funding.
  • Training and Education: YSBEC offers a range of training and education programs to help entrepreneurs develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. These programs can include workshops, seminars, and one-on-one coaching sessions.
  • Networking: YSBEC provides opportunities for entrepreneurs to connect with other business owners, industry experts, and potential customers. This networking can help entrepreneurs build their professional network, find new customers, and gain access to new business opportunities.
  • Business Advisory: YSBEC offers advisory services to help entrepreneurs navigate the complex world of business ownership. These services can include advice on business planning, marketing, financial management, and legal and regulatory issues.
  • Access to Funding: YSBEC often provides access to funding opportunities, including grants. These funding sources can help entrepreneurs secure the capital they need to start or grow their businesses.