Small Business Week: Buying a Business 101

By Vaughan Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Small Business Week info session

Date and Time:

Friday, October 21, 2022

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Tickets: Free

About this event

Join our expert Nunzio Presta for a session on Entrepreneurship through Acquisition

Entrepreneurship through Acquisition (ETA) is the path to becoming an entrepreneur by buying and growing an established small business. For entrepreneurs with the desire to make a meaningful impact and own their own businesses, this can be less risky than starting a business from ideation.Join our discussion to learn how you can Make Business Ownership Real!

Topics covered in this session:

  1. Why buy a business?
  2. What to look for when buying a business
  3. General process for buying a business

This session is ideal for:

  1. Anyone thinking of being a business owner, but doesn’t know how to start a business from scratch
  2. Anyone interested in entrepreneurship
  3. Anyone exploring selling their business

During this virtual open-forum style Q&A, feel free to turn cameras on, ask questions in the chat box, and share more about your business.

If you have any questions for us at VBEC email Small Business Advisor, Faaria Wali at

*Virtual meeting link will be sent to your inbox 1 day prior to the event.


About the Speaker

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Nunzio Presta is a former pro hockey player turned entrepreneur. For over 10 years, he has been a note-worthy leader in the business and startup community. He currently serves as the CEO of, which he scaled to over $2.5B in transaction volume. Nunzio has been recognized as a Top 10 Alumni in the Past 10 Years by the Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM). He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the TRSM and currently resides north of Toronto.

Small Business Week

Small Business Week helps Vaughan’s business community by providing local entrepreneurs access to the latest programs and business growth best practices.

Events are offered at no cost to entrepreneurs and will be delivered in-person and virtually during the week of October 17-21, 2022. The presenting sponsor for Small Business Week 2022 is Meridian Credit Union and programming is being delivered together with local business support organizations. Registrations are currently open to small businesses and entrepreneurs.

For a full schedule of events, including descriptions, please visit

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