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GCACC President’s Excellence Awards 2019

Last month, Startup Zone staff were honoured to have been given the opportunity to attend the 2019 Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce President's Excellence Awards. This is an annual awards ceremony in which the GCACC shines a spotlight on local...

Patrick Farrar on Young Entrepreneurs in PEI

Last week, Startup Zone CEO Patrick Farrar, along with Rory Francis of PEI's BioAlliance, commented on Atlantic Business Magazine's decision to leave PEI off of their list of their Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30. “We’ve seen tremendous growth over the past year of over...

Fall 2019 Accelerator Cohort

We're excited to have successfully completed our inaugural Accelerator Program for startup businesses in PEI. The Fall 2019 Accelerator Program was a 12-week, in-person program for PEI entrepreneurs with an early-stage idea, prototype, or new business with a...

Discover Digital Marketing!

Discover Digital Marketing is a SOLD OUT day-long learning and networking event at the Startup Zone for entrepreneurs, business professionals, students, and more! Whether you are a beginner in the marketing world and want to learn the basics of digital marketing from...

Canadian Ecosystem Gathering 2019

Startup Zone CEO Patrick Farrar recently went to Montreal to participate in the 2019 Canadian Ecosystem Gathering. In collaboration with Startupfest and the Secrétariat du Québec aux relations canadiennes (SQRC), Mangrove brought together 34 leaders from 13 cities...

Faces of Startup Zone

Our Startup Zone team is currently made up of three awesome team members - but we're currently looking for a fourth member to join us temporarily as our Startup Services Coordinator. Read below to learn a bit about each of our team members, and hit the "apply now"...

November Coffee Chat with Lone Oak Brew

Every month, Startup Zone has a morning Coffee Chat. Our Coffee Chat's are group-led conversations where local entrepreneurs and business professionals can bring their business ideas, questions, and grievances, and get some great advice from local, like-minded...

Getting Creative with Sticker Mule

As you may know, the Startup Zone is a business incubator home to many local start-ups. Once our companies make the big step of designing their perfect logo and establishing their brand - they need a way to show it off. A big way we recommend doing this - is with...

Take Our Kids to Work Day at the Startup Zone

Yesterday, the Startup Zone was joined by a very special guest - Kaelan Wood from Kinkora Regional High School! Kaelan is 13 years old and a grade 9 student, and joined his sister Rachel for “Take Our Kids to Work Day”. Kaelan started off his day with a tour of the...