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Wendy Kennedy Inc
CEED incorporates the WKI methodology in our Innovator Program to focus the innovator on building a product value proposition and a potential path toward product commercialization. The methodology engages innovators to think entrepreneurially about product-market fit, customer discovery, competitive difference makers, and build this thinking into a compelling value proposition. This method has delivered results for thousands of innovators in more than 27 countries, helping to secure investment, receive research grant awards, win pitch competitions and more.
This side of Alberta, there are three WKI Certified facilitators, all of whom are from CEED!
CEED has collaborated with Strategyzer to bring its world-leading tools to our programs including its online platform. Strategyzer’s tools are incorporated in our Launchpad program to assist startups in developing hypothetical business models and value propositions, as well as, record insights from discovery and testing to validate or invalidate hypotheses.
When you are working with CEED, you are not only drawing upon the knowledge of Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur as incorporated into CEED’s programming, you are using their platform to collaborate with co- founders and CEED’s facilitators.
Amplify is an exclusive Accelerator Program offered in partnership with CEED. Working alongside Ignite, CEED delivers programming for rural start-ups that takes them from concept to a business idea that is investor ready!
Explore is a six-month program to support youth while they explore entrepreneurship and get hands on with starting their own businesses. CEED is honoured to provide programming support to this program and welcome the opportunity to support youth-led entrepreneurship.
Canadian Centre for Diversity & Inclusion
CEED is a proud Employer Partner with CCDI and we are using CCDI’s resources to help us build an inclusive workplace for our staff, as well as an inclusive environment for our clients.
Startup Space is an online tool designed to empower entrepreneurs and to amplify ecosystems. Startup Space is a community building platform that facilitates meaningful connections, access to knowledge, resources, and events and the ability to measure impact to grow communities and report on metrics that matter.
CEED believes that entrepreneurs and small business owners need more than luck to successfully navigate their journeys. By partnering with Startup Space, CEED has developed the HubNS, powered by Startup Space. To learn more about the HubNS, please visit our website and click on the links to become a member!
Futurpreneur Canada has been fueling the entrepreneurial passions of enterprising young Canadians since 1996 and the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentorship, and resources to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. More than 15,000 young Canadian entrepreneurs, spanning every province and territory, have successfully launched their businesses with Futurpreneur’s support. Their main street businesses help drive Canada’s inclusive economic prosperity in communities from coast to coast to coast.
Together, CEED and Futurpreneur creating opportunities for young entrepreneurs across Atlantic Canada to access up to $85,000 in financing and mentoring to help launch their businesses. With hundreds of businesses already launched thanks to the partnership, we look forward to continuing to support Canadian economic development and contributing to the success of small businesses throughout Atlantic Canada.
NuBinary is a Fractional CTO and Tech Startup Advisory consulting firm, enabling companies to successfully create innovative technology products. They do this by assisting companies to speed up market delivery of innovative products through a consistent, repeatable and tested framework.
CEED works with NuBinary to connect our IDE (Innovation Driven Enterprises) Founders with opportunities for mentorship, advisory, consulting services and training that will help them build their technological products more effectively.
McInnes Cooper is among Canada’s 25 largest business law firms and the exclusive member of Lex Mundi for Atlantic Canada, the world’s leading network of independent law firms. Providing strategic counsel to industry-leading clients here and abroad for more than 160 years, they continue to thrive through our relentless focus on client success.
Their mission is to turn their knowledge, skills, and effort into value for their clients and their communities.
Together, with presence in seven offices throughout Atlantic Canada, are a firm of more than 450 professionals, including more than 200 lawyers who offer a full spectrum of legal services tailored to meeting the growing needs of clients.
As a firm, they acknowledge their ability to respond to needs in the community by leveraging their mutual knowledge, compassion & generosity. Through their Collective Social Responsibility (CSR) program, they engage their members in shared effort to empower communities, conserve the environment and improve access to legal services for marginalized people and communities.
BNI – The World’s Leading Business Networking and Referral Organization. Founded in 1985, BNI® is a global, proven business networking organization. BNI provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment for the development and exchange of quality business referrals. We would like to collaborate with CEED for networking, mentorship and events. For any CEEDling that wishes to become a BNI member, we will waive the $270 (plus tax) application fee. Please connect with email@example.com for more information.
Innovation Guelph (IG) provides mentorship and business support services that help innovative enterprises across Canada start, grow & thrive. Serving southern Ontario and beyond, IG’s specialized sector experience includes advanced manufacturing, ICT, clean technology and agri-innovation, including food and beverage processing. With a roster of more than 50 industry specialists and a dedicated, entrepreneurial staff, IG has access to an unprecedented breadth of expertise to help companies improve the core elements of profitability, sustainability, and strategy.
IG’s Rhyze Up! national accelerator addresses the unique aspects of women-owned or women-led companies across Canada who are generating $200k or more in revenue. The program has been tailored to help entrepreneurs identify an effective path to scaling up through mentorship support, leadership coaching, and project implementation.”