The following page provides information and resources just for youth wishing to start a business.

On the Web:

Canadian Youth Business Foundation – A national non-profit that provides coaching, business resources and start-up financing for youth entrepreneurs ages 18-34.

ACE: Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship – A national non-profit which provides experience-based opportunities in entrepreneurship for University and College students.

Summer Company Program – Administered locally by the WindsorEssex Small Business Centre, the program provides funding opportunities for youth ages 15-29 to start and run their own summer company.

Toronto Small BizXpress – Youth Entrepreneurs – Youth Entrepreneurs—A collection of resources specifically for young entrepreneurs

At the Library:

Search the catalogue by subject – Business and Industry

Search our databases for articles about entrepreneurship for youth.

The Service Ontario Services to Business Guide includes information for youth wishing to start their own business.

WindsorPublic Library provides free access to computers with internet and wireless service. All you need is your library card and PIN number.

In the Community:

Windsor Essex Small Business Centre

Centre for Business Advancement and Research