This section features resources and organizations supporting startups and businesses of all sizes, contributing to the success and growth of the Nova Scotia economy and beyond.
created by Dr. Ellen Farrell, a leading professor in venture capital and twice noted as one of the top six mentors in Canada by the BDC. Based on highly acclaimed new research, Investoready has created a training and practice portal to improve the success rate of women raising venture capital.
Tribe Network is a hub for Black, Indigenous and People of Colour pursuing Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Tribe Network partners with community organizations, governments, educators, researchers and organizations who share the vision of applying innovative solutions to the task of improving the quality of life of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour.
In Nova Scotia, Regional Enterprise Networks (RENs) are leading a collaborative approach to economic development and supporting business growth outside the capital city (Halifax Regional Municipality). By working across municipal boundaries, local governments and the business community can pursue shared goals, tackle common challenges, combine resources and create more sustainable regions.
supports cost effective collaborative projects between academic researchers and businesses in the ocean economy to drive innovation, commercialization, job creation and economic growth through making better use of data.
is a virtual community, a space for members of the entrepreneurial ecosystem to connect and foster the spirit of business across Nova Scotia. The HubNS, an initiative of CEED and powered by Startup Space, is designed to expand access to resources, events, knowledge, industry news and mentorship and is readily accessible to service providers, entrepreneurial organizations and anyone looking to start, pivot or grow their business.
Nova Scotia Business Navigators
Are you a new or existing business that needs help navigating provincial regulations? Business Navigators can give you personalized and timely help with regulation and requirements, including registration, permit and licenses.
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
works to create opportunities for economic growth in Atlantic Canada by helping businesses become more competitive, innovative and productive, and by working with diverse communities to develop and diversify local economies. ACOA is the best single source for any business to get support and funding assistance in our region.
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