Startups & Small Business Support


Enter any Café in Peterborough and you’ll hear an excited buzz. Snatches of animated conversation, charged with possibility, float on the air and rise towards the future. There is excitement in our community – and the talent to turn this excitement into new programs, new businesses, and new ways of thinking about life.

Welcome to Peterborough’s place for Entrepreneurs. Whether you are looking for guidance from our business experts, access to resources or a quiet place to work, we have services to help you make your small business successful.

Here at our Business Advisory Centre you can refresh skill and find solutions to start and grow your business. We help you:ontario-logo

Start your small business

  • Develop your idea
  • Choose a business structure
  • Build a successful business plan and marketing plan
  • Register your business
  • Conduct market research and assessments
  • Establish goals
  • Forecast your cash flow
  • Conduct business assessments and provide a recommendation report
  • Consultations with legal and accounting professionals
  • H.R

Grow your small business

  • Identify funding options
  • Expand your facility
  • Find the right talent
  • Access new markets
  • Improve marketing and social media skills
  • Connect with networking opportunities


Our services are free and confidential.