Innovation PEI is a proud community partner offering services with Futurpreneur Canada which is a national non-profit organization providing pre-launch expertise, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring to help you start and run your own successful business.
Who is eligible for Futurpreneur Canada?
If you are a youth between 18-39 years old and have a viable business idea, Futurpreneur can help!
What level of assistance is available?
Futurpreneur is dedicated to supporting you throughout your entrepreneurial journey. In partnership with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Futurpreneur Canada supports young entrepreneurs with up to $45,000 in financing, an expert business mentor for up to two years, and resources to help you plan, manage and grow your business.
What criteria are used to evaluate funding applications?
Futurpreneur supports businesses of all kinds – skilled trades, technology, retail, services, and everything in between. Financing is based on character and a great business plan. Every entrepreneur is hand-matched with an experienced business mentor for a minimum of two years to allow knowledge sharing and to ensure a higher business success rate.
Mentorship matches are available to all young entrepreneurs, including those who are not seeking Futurpreneur financing.
This information is provided for information purposes and is not comprehensive or reflective of all Innovation PEI policies. Not all projects meeting the minimum criteria outlined will receive funding. Please consult with an Innovation PEI staff member for guidance specific to your company's situation.
For more information contact:
Heather Rossiter, MBA
Business Development Officer