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?
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
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York Region Economic Development’s monthly e-newsletter shares highlights and news from the business community, small business supports, events, economic data, and more. Check out the April edition now!
On behalf of York Region Economic Strategy, I am pleased to present the 2021 Economic
Development Year in Review. This is an overview of economic development activities undertaken this past year, highlights of business news from across the Region, and important economic indicators showing the strength and resilience of our business community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.