ENTERPRISEING YOUTH PLUS
TURN YOUR PASSION INTO A BUSINESS!
Are you 16 to 29 years old? Design your business online with EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus, a FREE entrepreneurship which combines the accessibility and flexibility of online learning with in-class support and coaching.
RISE LENDING CLIENT
- "Rise has helped me recognize that I have the capability to start and run my own business"
IN-CLASS AND ON-LINE PROGRAM
EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus is right for you if you are an aspiring entrepreneur under 30 and you self-identify as having experienced mental health and/or addiction challenges.
EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus is a hybrid program that combines the accessibility and flexibility of online learning with in-class support and coaching.
What does the program include?
Online Learning: Complete 15 online learning modules that cover all the topics you need to develop a lean business plan
Coaching: Gain support from your peers and business coaches over 4 in-person workshops
Financing: Once you graduate, you will receive a $300 start-up grant. You may be eligible to apply for a low-interest small business loan from Rise if you need additional start-up funds.
What are the benefits?
Business development: Gain the skills and confidence to develop your idea and launch your business.
Networking & Coaching: Network with like-minded individuals and build connections with local entrepreneurs and experienced business professionals.
Financing: Successful grads can apply for a low-interest startup business loans through Rise.
Where: EnterpRlSEing Youth Plus is offered specific cities across Canada.
There are currently sessions scheduled starting Fall 2019 in Halifax, NS and Winter 2020 in Edmonton, AB and Victoria, BC.
Cost: The program is free of charge for all participants.
***Toronto Applications Closed***
Please check back for future application opening dates.