The program focused on the startup business culture in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Local entrepreneurs from a variety of businesses use community supports and agencies and entrepreneurs usually seek low financial options to start a small business and ask for assistance to support and encourage their ideas. Many established local businesses expand and grow by utilizing support organizations such as mentors, incubators and funding partners. Students gained insight on how to launch products and services and start new businesses.
This 2-week program provided insight into local business culture and discovered the support programs and organizations assisting to develop business in the province of Nova Scotia. The program was delivered from the NSCC Truro Campus.
Key Words: rural, agricultural, food and product development, art and culture, small business, incubators, farmer’s markets, start up, funding
Program_Entrepreneurship Module Overview