CEED, the Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Development, has been committed to advancing and supporting the spirit of entrepreneurship for more than 25 years.

Our goal is to help build successful and innovative businesses that contribute to a vibrant and entrepreneurial Nova Scotia. CEED is where the conversation starts!

We pride ourselves on being the place where entrepreneurs can access the knowledge and expertise they need to begin their journey, grow their current business or gain the knowledge to take their idea to the next level.

 


Who Are We?

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 Atlantic Canada and our mandate encompasses social and economic principles that make that vision a reality.

Each year, we help to increase the number of businesses operating in Nova Scotia through training, financing and networking opportunities. CEED has a unique community of like-minded entrepreneurs brought together by peer-to-peer learning opportunities, professional development strategies, and a passion for entrepreneurship.

 

 

CEED Vision (Ambition)

 

A vibrant and innovative Nova Scotia where all people are empowered to achieve their entrepreneurial potential.

 

 

CEED Mission (Intent)

 

CEED delivers innovative educational and solutions/supports that empowers and enables entrepreneurs to progress toward their full potential in a robust entrepreneurial community.

core values

Our goal is to help build successful and innovative businesses that contribute to a vibrant and entrepreneurial Nova Scotia. CEED is where the conversation starts! We pride ourselves on being the place where entrepreneurs can access the knowledge and expertise they need to begin their journey, grow their current business or gain the knowledge to take their idea to the next level.

Impact

Because we believe in making an impact, we will measure our results (accountability).

We make a significant difference in the lives of our communities and our client's lives.

We aim to impact individuals of all ages across Nova Scotia with accessible programs that offer real value to entrepreneurs.

Innovation

Because we value innovation, we find new and better ways of doing things Because we value innovation, we recognize the practicality of implementation and adapt to/with the ever-changing environment We are entrepreneurial in how we operate and recognize that innovation is crucial to the continuing success of any organization. Innovation goes beyond technology

Community

Because we value an inclusive and sustainable economic community that includes all Nova Scotians, we strive to collaborate, build relationships, and be a partner of choice.

Accountability

Because we value accountability, we insist on delivering high quality programming to maximize value to our clients and partners.

We provide an environment for our volunteers, board members and staff which supports/empowers them to employ their full potential towards value creation.

Value is defined as real positive change in lives of Nova Scotian’s from an entrepreneurial perspective and creates real economic benefit for our Province.

Inclusivity

We welcome everyone regardless of their age, ethnicity, disability, economic status, gender, nationality, race, sexual orientation and transgender status, etc. and will strive to accommodate their specific requirements in collaboration with other (sector, people) specific service providers

opportunity

CEED is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

our alumni

From main street to innovative technology,
our CEED Alumni represent entrepreneurs who have taken their dreams and made them a reality.
You will find the perfect CEED Alumni business for the job in the searchable list below;