Are you a young Canadian with a business idea? Take advantage of opportunities for entrepreneurs like yourself to start or expand your business!

Whether you're developing a business plan, seeking guidance and mentorship or ready to start a marketing campaign, there are programs to support you every step of the way, including:

  • mentorship and coaching programs
  • budgeting and accounting seminars
  • marketing workshops
  • business plan writing seminars

Financing may be available to help you overcome the financial challenges that can affect young business people. Government programs can help you access the grants and loans you need to start or expand your business.

For more information on being your own boss, check out the Canadian Youth Business Foundation's website. You can also get useful information on our Networking, Coaching and Business Counselling Services page (link no longer available). A list of financing programs can be found on our Financing for Youth page (link no longer available).