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


Frank Snyders
Director of Finance, BOS Innovations Inc
Board Chair / President
https://www.linkedin.com/in/frank-snyders-a5769917/

David Schefter
Financial Advisor, Raymond James Ltd.
Vice president
https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-j-schefter/

Kim Atkinson
Director, Ontario SEO
Secretary
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kim-s-atkinson/

Andrew Coates
Associate Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Treasurer
https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewcoates-cpa-ca/

Mike Sherlock
Owner, Knighthunter Inc
https://www.linkedin.com/in/knighthunter/

Jayme Cousins
UI Architect, Voices.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jcousins/

Lisa Kraft
Senior Account Manager, BDC
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisa-kraft-1802b413/

Stanley Owah
Talent Management, Classic Fire + Life Safety
https://www.linkedin.com/in/stanley-owah/

Lameck Osinde
Educator& Mentor, Ivey Business School/ University of Western Ontario
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lameckosinde/

Therese Van Es
Founder - Ladder HR Solutions Inc.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/therese-vanes/

Anita Sutton
General Manager NasoNeb
https://www.linkedin.com/in/anitasutton/

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