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

Mike Sherlock
Owner, Knighthunter Inc
Board Chair / President

Frank Snyders
Director of Finance, BOS Innovations Inc
Vice President, Treasurer

David Schefter
Financial Advisor, Raymond James Ltd.
Secretary, Governance Committee

Kim Atkinson
Director, Ontario SEO
HR Committee

Andrew Coates
Senior Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
Finance Committee

Jayme Cousins
UI Architect,

Lisa Kraft
Senior Account Manager, BDC

Stanley Owah
Talent Management, Classic Fire + Life Safety

Lameck Osinde
Educator& Mentor, Ivey Business School/ University of Western Ontario

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