Turn Your Ideas into Reality

Startup and Early Stage

Supporting PEI startups and small businesses to reach their next level of success!

Our Business Development team provides support for small businesses and startups across Prince Edward Island. 

Who You Are:

An inspired entrepreneur that’s ready to take your business idea to the next level.

Who We Are:

We are a team of knowledgeable Business Development Officers across the province that provide one-on-one support for business owners and entrepreneurs. 

How We Help:

We will help you navigate PEI’s business landscape and guide you to the supports and services you may be eligible for.

We offer a wide range of Business Supports to support new entrepreneurs in PEI.

Are you looking for…

Expert Advice

Our team will get to know you and assess your needs to guide you in the right direction.

Funding Support

We have a variety of financial support programs to help you get your idea off the ground, improve your productivity or research and market your product/service.

A Like-Minded Community

We support initiatives for startups and entrepreneurs across the province and we’ll connect you with helpful contacts and resources to help accelerate your ideas.

Featured Programs for Startup & Early Stage Businesses

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    Do you know about the Startup Zone.

    Their goal is to accelerate new startups by connecting them with the space, resources, and supports they need to grow. Startup Zone is your entrepreneurial hub for work or meeting space.


    Startup Zone’s Startup School Program

    Learn about LaunchPad PEI

    The Business Navigator is available to help navigate the provincial regulatory landscape and get businesses where they need to go, faster:

    Business Advisors for Startup & Early Stage Businesses

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    Davion Dennis

    Small Business Development Officer

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    Preston Llewellyn

    Senior Business Development Officer

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    Jack Morse

    Small Business Development Officer

    Ready to get started?

    Get in touch with an Innovation PEI team member! We’ll assess your needs and provide practical advice to help you grow and succeed.