Please read before proceeding!

Thank you for your interest in the Starter Company Plus Program! Our next program intake will be mid-late May 2018.  We will contact you prior to the start of the next intake to confirm your interest and let you know the next steps required.  In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact us at 519-374-9089 or courtney.miller@grey.ca
This application process is for individuals starting or operating in Grey County only, in Bruce County call 1-800-268-3838.
It's important to note that there is a limited number of spaces for this program and the successful applicants will be individuals that fully meet the program eligibility criteria, require the full support of the program, not simply financial need, have a viable business idea and demonstrate a strong commitment to their business and program participation. If this is you, please complete the information below.
Thank you 

* 1. Consent:

I give consent for The Business Enterprise Centre, Owen Sound and Area (BEC) to release information to the following sources:
  •     Ministry of Economic Development and Growth (MEDG) and the Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI)
  •     City of Owen Sound
  •     Starter Company Plus Mentors, Starter Company Plus Grant Committee representatives
As required for the purpose of assessment and provision of services.


I understand that I may, at any time, withdraw my consent for the collection and release of my personal information but that such decision will remove me from the program and I will no longer be a Participant and may have to refund any moneys provided to me.

I authorize The Business Enterprise Centre to record information provided by me during the Starter Company  Plus application process and program duration in order to verify results.

The provision of this information is voluntary, but failure to provide it could result, where the information collected will also be used for verifying the success of my Business Activity.  The information gathered will provide MEDG with information on self-employment program results.
The information provided will be administered in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and/or the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
All information provided will also be held by the BEC and will only be used for accountability and reporting purposes for MEDG/MRI.  Such information will be treated as strictly confidential and the BEC will take all measures reasonable and necessary for the protection of this information against unauthorized release or disclosure.
I agree to receive copies of newsletters and information on all upcoming events from the BEC.

I authorize BEC to contact me following the completion of the Starter Company program to collect information on business activity.

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