LaunchPad PEI is a major partner in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Prince Edward Island. We are able to use these integral connections to support the startups in our community. We use this network as partners to offer programming and services that can help companies overcome challenges and further develop their businesses in Prince Edward Island.

Innovation PEI

Innovation PEI is the Provincial Government entity responsible for business and economic development

NACO

The National Angel Capital Organization provides resources to Angel Investors, incubators and accelerators. NACO is the governing body for the Startup VISA program

Invest PEI

Invest PEI is a joint venture between the Provincial and Federal government to support business attraction to PEI

Startup Zone

The Startup Zone is an early stage, open concept business incubator located in downtown Charlottetown

Start Up Experience

A program allowing foreign entrepreneurs to operate their in Canada for a 3 month period under a recognized incubator

PEI Newcomers Association

The PEI Chapter of the Newcomer’s Association provides settlement services to new Canadians and helps with integration into PEI

Emergence

Emergence is a virtual incubator for the bioscience / biotech industry – serving startup businesses across Canada with their programming

NRC

The National Research Council provides support for business innovation and funding for private sector R&D and product development activities



Skills PEI

Skills PEI offers a number of programs dedicated to workforce training, hiring students and recent graduates

Finance PEI

Finance PEI is the PEI government’s business lending arm which includes numerous opportunities such as the Entrepreneur loan program

UPEI

The University of Prince Edward Island has a proud history, successful alumni, a strong relationship with community, and engaged and talented faculty, staff, and students.

Holland College

Holland College programs consist of practical, industry driven curriculum that prepares our students to enter their chosen field with confidence.

City of Charlottetown

Capital City of Prince Edward Island, we have a long standing relationship of working collaboratively to support LaunchPad clients.

City of Summerside

Summerside has made major investments into renewable energy and operates their own utility to assist green tech companies to test their new technologies.

Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce

The Charlottetown Chamber has almost 1000 members made up of small and medium sized businesses from all industry sectors and professions.

Summerside Chamber of Commerce

The Summerside Chamber is made up of volunteers of business professionals across multiple industry sectors that focus on economic development for the Summerside area.

ACOA

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is a division of the Federal Government focused on supporting economic and business opportunities in Atlantic Canada.

Bio Food Tech

BIOFOODTECH is a contract research, processing and analytical company providing many specialized services to companies and entrepreneurs in the food and bioprocessing sectors.

 

Bio Alliance

The PEI BioAlliance is an industry association dedicated to the development and growth of the bioscience / biotechnology industry including leading the development of the Emergence virtual incubator.

Propel ICT

Propel ICT is an accelerator targeting early stage ICT companies being developed in Atlantic Canada.

Food Island

Food Island Partnership is an organization dedicated to the Food Industry on PEI; they partner in projects with companies, industry partners, and technology institutions to further the growth and profitability of the food industry of Prince Edward Island.

Canada’s Smartest Kitchen

Canada’s Smartest Kitchen’s multidisciplinary team delivers market-validated solutions to food companies of all sizes.

Eastern PEI Chamber of Commerce

A Non-profit dedicated to supporting the members of the King’s County business community and economic environment

Trade Team PEI

Joint Agreement between Innovation PEI and ACOA to offer businesses export assistance to active and potential exporters


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