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Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development Celebrates the Class of 2023

By Christine Drage
Text reads: PKED's Class of 2023. Headshots of multiple entrepreneurs in Peterborough & the Kawarthas

kawarthaNow Editorial

December 26, 2023

After years of pandemic uncertainty, entrepreneurs once again began thinking about launching or growing their businesses in 2023, and Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development (PKED) was behind them all the way.

Over the past year, 35 Peterborough-area entrepreneurs who graduated from either the “Spark” Mentorships and Grants Program or the Starter Company Plus program — two of the small business programs offered through PKED — have launched or grown their businesses.

From food and beverage and health and wellness to art and tourism and beyond, participating entrepreneurs were able to launch an idea for a new business or take an established business to the next level.

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