Start-up Supports in the Community
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.
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 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.