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Resources And Tips For Hamilton Entrepreneurs

We've compiled some tips and resources for entrepreneurs starting a business in Hamilton, Ontario! Click a topic below that interests you.

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Starting a business is an exciting time, but it can also feel quite daunting. Although Hamilton can feel small at times, when you’re not sure how to start your business it’s easy to feel lost in the city. Don’t worry; you’re in a good place, as the overwhelming majority of CoMotion members have been down the same path and are more than happy to give you some guidance.

There are many questions to ask yourself when starting a new business in Hamilton, but no matter which business idea you pursue, choose the right business for you that fits your life goals and passions. Get yourself into the right entrepreneurial mindset.

Business plans are incredibly useful when built correctly, but are a real danger when done poorly or forgotten about! A solid business plan is also critical when looking to attract investors, or when approaching financial institutions for business loans or other forms of financing, such as grants.
 
Start by figuring out who your target clients are, perform a SWOT analysis and mind map to assess next steps. Be sure to set clear goals that are specific and actionableavoid common business mistakes, and focus on sustainable business growth.

 
If you’ve started your business already but aren’t sure what to do next to accelerate your business growth, try attending some of our free networking events and business workshops in Hamilton to spark ideas for your next business growth goal.
 
Once you’ve started your business in Hamilton, consider moving out of your home office and giving a coworking space such as CoMotion On King a try! We let you try us out for 3 days completely free with no obligation so you can see if it’s the right fit for your Hamilton business.

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