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 and Expansion Officer. If you don’t know where to start, Bruce can guide you through the process of starting your business in Maple Ridge.