Our Story

CEED Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Development has been committed to advancing and supporting the spirit of entrepreneurship for more than 20 years.

We are Nova Scotia’s premiere resource for business support, delivering innovative programs and services that empower individuals and communities to achieve their full potential. CEED’s broad mandate encompasses social and economic principles, working towards a vision of a vibrant and entrepreneurial Nova Scotia.

Each year, we help to increase the number of entrepreneurs operating in Nova Scotia through training, financing and networking opportunities. CEED’s unique community of like-minded entrepreneurs focuses on peer learning and continuous support.

Our 40-week Self Employment Benefits (SEB) Program supports entrepreneurs of all ages from idea generation to launch through a combination of individualized coaching and training.

CEED’s Education team puts innovative entrepreneurship learning directly in the hands of youth, demonstrating to them the viability of entrepreneurship as a career option.

Our Youth Employability Program (YEP) and our award-winning Second Chance Program, use experiential learning to help young people develop new skills and explore their path in life.

If you need education, financing, guidance or support, at any age or stage, CEED can help!

Our Education Team delivers hundreds of workshops each year, delivering new skills to over 4,500 students!