If you’ve always dreamed of having your own business, but you’re not sure how to plan, launch or finance it, the CEED | SME Incubator Program will help you realize your dream.

In this intensive, 6-week program, you get expert guidance from entrepreneurial advisors with over 20 years of experience starting, scaling, and empowering businesses.

In this program you will:

  • Learn to understand and communicate your value proposition
  • Refine your business roadmap and ideas
  • Develop a dynamic business model
  • Cultivate the mindset needed to plan and succeed
  • Actively conduct customer discovery and validation
  • Learn tactics to manage your finances for profitability

What makes this program impactful?

The CEED | SME Incubator Program brings aspiring entrepreneurs together to validate their ideas and work as a group to make those ideas reality.

It’s about active, dynamic conversations for those with any business background, to promote experiential learning, peer collaboration and critical thinking. The discussions push every participant to examine their business concepts to understand their potential.

These are not training classes. These are 6 comprehensive sessions in which decisions are made, business values are defined, and actions are taken.

If you’re ready to get to work on your business dream, register for the CEED | SME Incubator Program today!

Additional details:

Price: $199; subsidized by ACOA ($450 full price)
Length: 6 sessions (2.5 hours each)
Includes: 15 hours of interactive curriculum delivery + 3 one-hour, one-on-one advisory sessions + 3 month Live Plan subscription
Delivery: Online

Session dates:

Session 1: Wed, Feb. 24, 2021
6:00pm – 8:30pm

Session 4: Thurs, Mar. 18, 2021
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Session 2: Wed, Mar. 3, 2021 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Session 5: Wed, Mar 24, 2021 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Session 3: Thurs, Mar. 11, 2021
6:00pm – 8:30pm

Session 6: Wed, Mar 31, 2021
6:00pm – 8:30pm

How to apply:

In order to enroll in the SME Incubator Program participants are required to attend a virtual 45 minute orientation session (date: TBD). The orientation session will review the program curriculum and eligibility criteria. Those that are eligible are then invited to proceed with the application process.

If you would like to attend the next orientation session, please complete the SME Incubator Orientation Request Form below.

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Get In Touch

Phone: 902.421.2333
Fax: 902.482.0291
Email: info@ceed.ca

Our Location

Bayers Road Centre
Suite 225
7071 Bayers Road,
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3L 2C2