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Congratulations to the First Starter Company PLUS Grant Recipients!

We would like to say congratulations to the first six MBEC Starter Company Plus grant participants who received $5,000 each to start-up or expand their businesses! The Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) launched the new Starter Company PLUS Program in September of...
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Mississauga Entrepreneurs: Unlock your Big Idea 2018 Competition has arrived!

Attention all Mississauga entrepreneurs!  It is time to get ready for the 3rd annual Unlock Your Big Idea Pitch Competition, where entrepreneurs in Mississauga and surrounding area will have the opportunity to pitch their idea for a chance to win a $10,000 award to grow their...
Mississauga Small Business Forum

Mayor’s Small Business Forum highlights Government Services & Programs

It was standing room only at the Mayor’s Small Business Forum last month where more than 300 people gathered at City Hall to learn about Government programs and services available to Mississauga’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. With small businesses making up the...
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Former Starter Company Participant Nominated for the MARTYS

Former Starter Company Participant, Jennifer Ribout, was nominated for the Mississauga Arts Council MARTY Awards in the Emerging Media Arts category. The ceremony took place on May 18th  at the Mississauga Convention Centre. Ribout is the owner of J.K. Ribout photography. Ribout...
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Make Your Pitch Mississauga Winner Joins the Summer Company Program!

Applications for the City of Mississauga’s Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) Summer Company Program ended in May but Ben Jacobs of Mississauga had his spot secured as the winner of the 2017 Young Entrepreneurs Make Your Pitch Competition. Ben Jacobs and his partner...
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Starter Company PLUS Program Launches in Mississauga!

The Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre has launched the Government of Ontario’s Starter Company PLUS Program in Mississauga for people 18 years and older interested in starting, expanding or purchasing a business in Ontario.  The program is the latest business program...
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Make Your Pitch competition winners announced! Mississauga duo makes list

The winners have been announced for the 2017 Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition. Make Your Pitch participants were tasked with submitting two-minute videos with a business pitch. More than 200 high school students from Ontario applied. Two young entrepreneurs from...
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Making an Impact in the Community

The feeling of being able to help and see the positive impact that help has on the lives of individuals and the community can be rewarding. Helping the community is often recognized as civic engagement. Not-for-profit organizations are one example of civic engagement....
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Jennifer Ribout – J. K. Ribout Photography

Children love to explore anything and everything. Usually it is during childhood that we explore many things all at once such as dance classes, gymnastics, sports, reading, writing – the list goes on. It is also true that while we might explore various activities, we also...
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Where Are They Now? – Jazzmine Lawton, Studio.89

Now more than ever, in 2017, the initiative to go green is very important. Other initiatives such as social justice and social activism are also on the rise. These initiatives sparked various projects across the globe. A noted project that came from these initiatives is...