Starting a business can be exciting, but it can be hard to know where to begin. The following steps will help you get started on creating your business in Ontario.

The information provided in each step is a guide. It is not a substitute for legal or financial advice.

One-on-One Business Support

Ontario's 47 Small Business Enterprise Centres give entrepreneurs the information and expertise to help them get started and succeed. Regional Innovation Centres help Ontario's entrepreneurs who are in early-stage or growing innovation and technology companies.

Find a Small Business Enterprise Centre near you

They provide advisory services and workshops that equip businesses with foundational entrepreneurship skills and continuing supports, including training, mentorship and grant opportunities.

Get the full list of locations.

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