Start-up Supports in the Community

Startup Zone is one of many supports available in the community to aspiring entrepreneurs of PEI

If you have a passion to become a business owner in Prince Edward Island, it is important to be aware of all the resources available to you - from government and in the community. Here is a list of non-government organizations that may valuable information and supports.

Chambers of Commerce

Chambers of commerce across the province are non-profit local business networks dedicated to promoting and protecting the interests of the regional business community they serve.

Greater Charlottetown Area
Greater Summerside
South Shore
Kensington and Area
Eastern Prince Edward Island
Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce

Island Advance

An initiative of the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce designed to advance PEI’s economy by celebrating, supporting, and encouraging entrepreneurship. www.islandadvance.ca

PEI Business Women's Association

A dynamic network of women who are part of a provincially and nationally recognized non-profit organization. The organization has a solid reputation for assisting women entrepreneurs to start, grow and connect. www.peibwa.org

Rural Action Centres

Rural Action Centres are located across Prince Edward Island to help rural Islanders with business needs. The centres house multiple federal, provincial and non-government support development programs that are focused on business and community development. www.ruralactioncentres.ca

Startup Zone

Startup Zone is PEI's business incubator. If you have a new PEI-based business, no matter how new or what sector, Startup Zone can help. www.startupzone.ca.

If you know of community resources that you would like to see listed here, contact webcontent@gov.pe.ca
Published date: 
January 26, 2018
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