Developing Entrepreneurial Success...

Since its inception in 1986 as a not-for-profit organization, the London Small Business Centre has provided thousands of entrepreneurs with the training and support necessary to start and grow successful businesses. From concept, through start-up and early growth stages of business, the Centre is a one-stop source for information, guidance and professional advice on starting and running a successful business.

The Small Business Centre operates in partnership with the City of London and the Ontario government's Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT). Belonging to a network of more than 50 Small Business Enterprise Centres operating across Ontario, the London Centre offers entrepreneurs a wealth of programs and services including:

  • Small business resources and information
  • Free consultations with knowledgeable business advisors
  • Assistance with business plan preparation and market research
  • Seminars, workshops and networking events

The Mission of the Small Business Centre:

"To stimulate, promote and support the entrepreneurial spirit, start-up and early growth of small business to actively contribute to the economic development of London."

Our Partners:

Board of Directors

Members of the Board of Directors
Name Board Role Organization
Mike Sherlock President
Frank Snyders Vice President + Treasurer Snyders Consulting
Garrett Graham Past President Libro Credit Union
David Schefter Secretary Raymond James Ltd.
Kim Atkinson Director Ontario SEO
Matthew Bota Director Harrison Pensa LLP
Andrew Coates Director Ernst & Young LLP
Jayme Cousins Director
Lisa Kraft Director Scotiabank
Lameck Osinde Director Ivey Business School
Stanley Owah Director U-PAK Group of Companies

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