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Are you an aspiring entrepreneur?

Or perhaps you are a new business owner looking for assistance in navigating the region’s network of support for entrepreneurs? Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development is often a business owner’s first step on the path to success.

For updates on programs and services, and to learn about upcoming workshops and events, sign up for our Small Business Newsletter

Small Business Navigator

Small Business Navigator

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The Business Advisory Centre is moving to Community Futures Peterborough!

Community Futures Peterborough will be the new home of the Business Advisory Centre and will be delivering Small Business Enterprise Centre programming and services, including the popular Starter Company Plus program.

Keep up to date on future Business Advisory Centre updates, staff announcements, and details on the launch of the fall intake of Starter Company Plus by signing up to the Community Futures Newsletter.

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What door should you go through?

Whether you have a new business idea or you are an established business owner, there’s multiple doors you can step through for training, tools and resources to start or grow a successful business. Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development has developed three workshop series to navigate you through hands-on learning experiences no matter the stage of your business.

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Do you have a new business idea or looking for a refresher to successfully start and grow your business?

Build a solid foundation and equip yourself with the tools and resources to successfully start your business with the Business Fundamentals Workshop Series, presented in collaboration with Community Futures Peterborough and Innovation Cluster Peterborough and the Kawarthas.

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Have you recently launched a small business and wondered how to connect with your audience?

Leverage the power of social media to maximize your reach and impact with the Small Biz Social Navigator Workshop series, delivered by with Kat Tepylo Murphy from Social Kat Media.

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Are you an established business over with a growing team, or a solo-preneur feeling overwhelmed doing it all?

Transform your small business into a digital powerhouse with the Digital Excellence Unleashed workshop series, delivered by Camp Tech.

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Small Business Toolkit

Compiled and written by the Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development – the Small Business Toolkit is a document designed for aspiring and new business owners. Used as a step-by-step guide, the downloadable pdf walks entrepreneurs through the process of taking ideas and making them a reality.