Sault Ste. Marie hosting 2018 Startup Canada Awards

The Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with StartUP Sault, is hosting the 2018 Startup Canada Awards – Ontario Region on June 21. The event, which launched in 2014, is the hallmark forum celebrating outstanding achievement in the country’s entrepreneurship and innovation sectors. “Startup Canada is proud to...

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StartUP Sault Launches New Membership Program

StartUP Sault Ste. Marie announced this week that it has launched a new membership program that allow members to support local entrepreneurship while accessing exclusive benefits. StartUP Sault began four years ago, as a grass-roots movement and has since connected with thousands of entrepreneurs, students and business owners in the...

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StartUP Sault Celebrates Four Years of Growth

StartUP Sault Ste. Marie is celebrating four years of community building and strengthening of our local entrepreneurial ecosystem. Together with our community partners and fellow entrepreneurs we are making a difference. StartUP Sault began in early 2014, as a grass-roots movement and has since connected with thousands of entrepreneurs, students...

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StartUP Sault Founder Receives 2017 Startup Canada Entrepreneur Promotion Award

August 25, 2017| Sault Ste. Marie, ON –  Nevin Buconjic was recognized yesterday by Startup Canada as a regional winner (Ontario) of the Startup Canada Entrepreneur Promotion Award, for advancing​ the​ environment​ ​and​ culture​ ​for​ entrepreneurship​ ​in​ ​Canada. Buconjic accepted the award at a red carpet ceremony in Ottawa attended...

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Sault Ste. Marie Needs More Entrepreneurs

StartUP Sault Ste. Marie recently celebrated three years as a catalyst for building a supportive and knowledgeable “Startup Community” in Sault Ste. Marie. Through our partnerships, activities, programs and tools, StartUP Sault Ste. Marie has worked to engage local entrepreneurs, facilitated the sharing of knowledge, helped educate the business community...

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Building a Thriving Small Business Sector in Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie has a long history in manufacturing and harnessing natural resources to produce everything from steel, forest products, and even renewable energy. Our community learned long ago that relying solely on resource-based industry and manufacturing has its challenges. Sault Ste. Marie has worked hard (through initiatives like Destiny...

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Local Entrepreneurs Tell Stories That Inspire

StartUP Sault Ste. Marie announces the launch of their new event, Startup Talks, which aims to both educate and inspire the community. This regular event features local entrepreneurs who will tell their own story of how they started their entrepreneurial journey, the challenges they overcame and triumphs they experienced. Talks...

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StartUP Sault Launches Startup Roadmap Tool

(Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario) – March 22, 2016 | StartUP Sault Ste. Marie announced today the launch of a new online Startup Roadmap, highlighting available services and resources for small businesses in Sault Ste. Marie.  The Roadmap is available at www.startupsault.com. Working with its community partners, StartUP Sault developed the Roadmap as...

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Small Businesses Can be a Great Tax Write-Off

There are many reasons to start a business — to earn extra money, be your own boss, do something you love, even change the world. But as we approach tax time, many of you may not realize that a small business can provide significant tax benefits as well. Because a...

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