INNOVATE. CREATE. SCALE.

The conversation starts here.

Starting your Business

I’m interested in turning my idea or side-hustle that I’d like to turn into a full scale business and want help or more information on launching.

SUPPORTING YOUR NEW BUSINESS

I have a business that’s been open for under 12 months and want help with planning, financing or operations.

SUPPORTING YOUR EXISTING BUSINESS​

I have a business that’s been open for over a year and want help with planning, financing, operations, growth or recovering.

WHO we are

CEED is where the conversation starts!

Our goal is to help build successful and innovative businesses that contribute to a vibrant and entrepreneurial Nova Scotia. 

Programs Designed Around Your Needs

IMPACTING BUSINESSES WITH ADVISORY AND MENTORSHIP

ACCESS TO START-UP & EXPANSION FINANCING​

A COMMUNITY OF FOUNDERS AND ADVISORS​

Building Successful and Innovative Businesses

We provide opportunities to sucCEED

CEED is committed to delivering innovative programs and services that empower individuals and communities to achieve their full potential. We envision a vibrant and entrepreneurial Nova Scotia, and our mandate encompasses social and economic principles that make that vision a reality.

CEED INCUBATOR
CEED INCUBATOR​

The CEED Incubator Program will help you realize your dream. In this intensive, 6-week program you get expert guidance from CEED’s experienced business professionals. You will also receive supportive feedback on your business ideas from other aspiring entrepreneurs.

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events

STAY UP TO DATE WITH CEED EVENTS

2022 Jul 02

Start Smart

Online Event, 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM

 

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur looking to kick-startyour business idea? If you’renot sure how to get started, let us help you take your first step with CEED | Start Smart. 

2022 May 26

Lean Startup Methodology Workshop

Online Event, Nova Scotia 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

 

Learn how to increase your chances of Startup success by managing risks systematically through rapid iteration and market discovery.

2022 Jun 07

CEED | Incubator Orientation

Online Event, Nova Scotia 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM

 

Join us for our 45-minute online CEED | Incubator Orientation where you will discover more about the program curriculum and the eligibility criteria. 

Accelerator

Are you poised for accelerated growth after a successful start-up launch?

 Or maybe you’re trying to catch up with rapidly increasing customer demand. If your business is facing increasingly complex challenges, the CEED | Accelerator Program is the program for you.

Join Forces with CEED

Are you looking to expand or offer new programming through a trusted partner?

CEED is proud to be part of a community of like-minded ecosystem organizations, brought together by recognizing opportunities to create impact and an underlying passion for entrepreneurship. 

Early funnel programming
that helps you turn your innovative idea into a commercial venture

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