Your One-Stop Shop For Small Business Support
The York Small Business Enterprise Centre (YSBEC) is your one-stop shop to help start and grow your business. We serve small businesses in the northern six York Region municipalities: Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Newmarket and Whitchurch-Stouffville.
We offer a range of services to help you succeed, including training, business plan development, mentoring (through participation in various programs) and advisory services. Whether you have an idea for a business or are looking to grow your existing venture, the YSBEC is here to help.
Young Entrepreneurs Supported
Seminars and Events
How Can We Help You?
Your business is unique. We tailor our consultations to address your specific concerns and talk about what you need to succeed.
Programs and Services
From grants, mentoring support and more, you can find the right program that fits your needs and supports your business journey.
We keep track of the latest seminars, webinars, events and conferences to help you learn and grow as a small business owner.
Our Client Stories
Over the years we’ve helped thousands of businesses reach their goals and grow their businesses. Every one of our startup and small business clients is unique, and as they grow we want to share their successes with the rest of the business community.
Check out our featured businesses and success stories to learn about their story, the challenges they had to contend with, the opportunities they seized, and the lessons they’ve learned along the way.
Get In Touch With Us
Do you have questions about starting a business in York Region and how the YSBEC team can help you get your idea for a new company off of the ground? Maybe you’ve established your company already but you need help resolving a business-related problem or you are seeking ways to expand your business. Whatever it is you’re up against, you’ve landed in the right place to get the assistance and guidance you need. We’re eager and ready to help you.
If you have a question for or a comment you’d like to share with the YSBEC team, please fill in the form to the right, or call or email us. We look forward to learning how we can assist you!
Phone: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 71572
York Region Small Business News
Last month, York Region’s innovation ecosystem thrived with big announcements on exciting new projects and programs to support startups, the development of new technology, and help businesses expand! Here are the top 5!
The Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund is now accepting loan applications. The Black Entrepreneur Loan Fun will provide loans of up to $250,000 to Black business owners and entrepreneurs across the country.
Seasons Floral Studio is a King-based floral business specializing in trend-setting florals, stand-alone wedding styling, curated gifts, plants & creative workshops. Watch and learn how the York Small Business Enterprise Centre, part of York Region Economic Development, supported their business.