About Summer Company

Are you looking for a summer job? Have you always wanted to test the water with entrepreneurship but unsure of where to start, scared, or nervous? Summer Company might be a great fit for you! Summer Company will provide accepted students, between the ages of 15-29, mentoring, business training and up to $3,000 in funding to start and run their business for the summer. The Small Business Centre will assist you in the development of your business plan and throughout your business operations during the whole summer.

Summer Company 2023 is now open for applications. To stay up to date on the program, follow our social channels. To learn more about the program guidelines and access the application, visit HERE.

Meet the 2022 Summer Company Cohort

Ella Brown

Ella-Blu – https://www.instagram.com/twisties_by_ella_blu/

Ella-Blu is bringing back a piece of the past with their retro-style head wraps. Built with a piece of wire in the reversible fabric, these headbands can be bent, molded, shaped, and wrapped any way you please around your head, and into any style you’d like.

Josh Olech

Akula Property Care – https://www.facebook.com/AkulaPropCare/

Akula Property Care is a property maintenance business that provides quality property maintenance services at an affordable price. Akula Property Care offers four main services: snow blowing, lawn mowing, leaf cleanup, and aeration. The business owner, Josh Olech, brings five years of industry experience with him.

Lucas Negrusa 

Innisfil-Barrie Pressure Washing – Innisfil-Barrie Pressure Washing

Innisfil-Barrie Pressure Washing will provide a solution where there is currently a gap in the local area. With the attitude of no job is too small or too big, owner Lucas Negrusa, plans on making the most of this summertime busy season.

Nicole Woo

Gamer Angel Entertainment – Gamer Angel Entertainment

Gamer Angel Entertainment focuses on online content creation and merchandise, centred around the gaming industry. With YouTube views into the hundreds of thousands and a large social media following, owner Nicole Woo looks to diversify her revenue streams with a custom made merchandise line that her followers have been asking for.

Oreofe Oluwatayo

Grass Blades – https://www.facebook.com/GrassBlades

Grass Blades will provide grass-cutting services to business owner, Oreofe Oluwatayo’s, local community. To ensure he stands out from the competition this business will be environmentally friendly, meaning that all machinery used will be electric.

Patrick Ogunniyi

CUPIIDSWORLD – https://cupiidsworld.com/

CUPIIDSWORLD strives to create unique clothing while maintaining low purchasing costs, with higher quality materials. The way owner, Patrick Ogunniyi, views his clothing line is akin to the way an artist would view their paintings. His goal is to create long lasting clothing pieces that can withstand the test of time.

Tyler Denes

Denes Lawn Care and Property Maintenance

Denes Lawn Care and Property Maintenance is a start-up business, scheduled to continue for the 2022 season. The business owner, Tyler Denes, has extensive experience and expertise in the garden development and maintenance sector, spanning 7 years. From weekly grass cutting to full seasonal clean ups, the business’ clients will always be looked after. Most notable services include: lawn cutting, spring clean-up, fall clean-up, weed spraying, garden maintenance work, and landscape design.

Wes O’Leary

Wes’ Exterior Power Cleaning – https://wes-exteriorcleaning.com/

Wes O’Leary’s goal it to become the “go-to” for all pressure washing needs – cleaning almost every exterior surface around the Southern Georgian Bay and Simcoe Muskoka areas. With his cleaning system, Wes is very careful to not damage any property and give the best overall service.