About Switchboard

The entrepreneurial journey can be intimidating, but you don’t have to do it alone. We believe entrepreneurship should be accessible and rewarding. By removing barriers between entrepreneurs and business resources, we can empower you to reach your full potential and enrich our local communities.

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What is Switchboard?

Our business support hub makes it easy for entrepreneurs and business owners to quickly find information & resources.

We are focused on connecting the right resources to each user by allowing them to filter results by business stage, support category, support type and more.

Whether you're an entrepreneur with a game-changing idea, a business owner looking to scale up, or a resource provider eager to support local entrepreneurs, Switchboard is here to help. 

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The benefits of using Switchboard

For Entrepreneurs

Help assess what business stage you are at and the type of support you need to achieve your business goals by connecting you to a list of appropriate resources

For Resource Providers

Easily connect with local entrepreneurs and gain valuable insights into your program offerings and client needs to better support our business community. 

For the Community

Foster an inclusive business ecosystem to drive economic growth and strengthen our community relationships.

Ready to get started?

Dive deeper into the milestones, mindsets, and tasks that are associated with every stage. 

Enactus team (St. Lawrence College, Kingston Chapter) photo, 2023.

We’re making an Impact

Switchboard is maintained by Enactus St. Lawrence College, a local chapter in a global network of entrepreneurial leaders passionate about advancing the economic, social, and environmental health of Canada. 

Enactus SLC student volunteers are committed to creating positive change on the entrepreneurial landscape. In 2020-2021, we contributed to Enactus Canada’s national impact of: 

188

Community Empowerment Projects

194

Businesses Launched

546

Entrepreneurs Empowered
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We acknowledge the support of the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.

Let us bring resources to you.

Every year, resource providers update their programming and in response to new funding, initiatives and feedback from the community. Join our network and let us keep you informed of new programs that could be relevant to you.

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