Young Entrepreneurs

Turn your ideas into a business.

Being your own boss is a feeling like no other. You will feel the rush of your first sale. You’ll feel the satisfaction of turning problems into opportunities. You will feel pride in bringing your imagination to life. As an entrepreneur, you will change the world, and we’re here to help.

Our programs offer young entrepreneurs the opportunity to make money and learn valuable skills through developing and operating a business.

Peterborough & the Kawarthas is a great place to be a young entrepreneur. With a vibrant community of knowledgeable young professionals and 3 world-renowned educational institutions: Trent University, Fleming College and Seneca College’s School of Aviation, there are local networks and resources to help you succeed.

Are you 18 years or older, out of school and ready to pursue your career as an entrepreneur? Learn more about Starter Company Plus.

Are you a student looking to be your own boss this summer? Learn more about Summer Company.

Are you interested in helping a young entrepreneur start up and succeed in business? Learn more about mentorship opportunities with Peterborough Economic Development

Our services are free and confidential.

Madeleine Hurrell

Madeleine Hurrell
Economic Development Officer

705-743-0777 x 2136

Cell: 705-875-5724