Maple Ridge businessSTART Program


Start Here. Go Far.

There Are Many Things to Consider When Starting a Business

The businessSTART program is designed to introduce local entrepreneurs to more than seventy available tools and resources to help small businesses thrive. Information provided includes business start-up resources and tools including checklists, business license applications, business registry information, resource brochures, community statistic profile and more. Workshops cover the basics of starting a business and connect participants with networking opportunities and reference materials.
The program offers free, weekly, one-hour seminars as well as specialized seminars from community partners. We believe the program will ignite local innovation and entrepreneurism. Sign up is accessible and easy 24/7 online, email or telephone.

Our businessSTART Program will provide you with information on over 70+ resources available to help your business grow. Some things to consider when getting started are:  


Bruce Livingstone is the City of Maple Ridge's Business Retention & Expansion Officer. If you don’t know where to start, Bruce can guide you through the process of starting your business in Maple Ridge.