Stories and information from Startup Zone and PEI businesses!

Meet Our Resident Companies: Cheerings

Company Name: Cheerings   Team details and background: George Feng – Co-founder and CEO High school student passionate about the future of wearable tech and decided to become a part of it. Oliver Feng – Director and CFO Father of George, also passionate about what the future holds, and decided to support George on his…

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Meet our Resident Companies: Salty

Company Name: Salty Publishing Team details and background: Our current team is Cheryl Young, who is Editor in Chief and content developer. Laura Weatherbie, co-founder, who wears the “Publisher” hat but really looks after the day-to-day management, sales and distribution channels. Richard Schroeter, who heads up the graphics side of our print, web and video production…

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Meet Our Resident Companies: Forktula

  Company Name:  Forktula Inc. About the Team: Oliver Sauvé of Victoria-by-the-Sea and Josh Lindsay of Kingston make up team Forktula. Josh is an Environmental Biologist by trade, as well as husband and father! He’s been tinkering in the entrepreneurial realm of product and business development for several years. He is a self-published author of…

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6 Benefits of Using a Coworking Space

Coworking spaces are popping up all across Canada, and becoming a popular alternative to expensive office rentals, home offices, and noisy coffee shops. A Coworking Space is defined as membership-based workspaces where diverse groups of freelancers, remote workers, and other independent professionals work together in a shared, communal setting. At Startup Zone, along with our Resident…

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Announcing Startup Zone’s Partnership with HubSpot for Startups

Startup Zone is thrilled to announce the launch of its partnership with HubSpot for Startups. In our continued effort to provide founders with the essential tools for their success, we are now able to offer HubSpot’s Marketing and Sales software at a 90% scholarship for the first year — an average savings of $17,000! HubSpot is the leader…

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5 Wellness Tips for Entrepreneurs

Life at a startup is intense and all-consuming, and sometimes our personal health and wellness take a seat on the sidelines. Although it is important to remain passionate and persistent in our business goals, it is important to take care of ourselves with the same commitment and care. These are a few tips to focus…

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The Startup Zone Reading List

Although there are endless mediums for gaining knowledge, there is something so much more valuable and memorable about learning something from the pages of a book.  We asked our resident companies what books they have read/are reading that have stuck with them, or inspired them throughout their entrepreneurial journey. These are the books, endorsed by our…

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5 Social Media Tips from Melanie Wildman

“You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar The quote above is one of Melanie Wildman’s business mantras. Melanie is the CEO and Founder of Nutracelle, a company that makes natural food nutrition products. Her products are sold completely online,…

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10 Productivity Tools for Startups

Time is an important resource for entrepreneurs, but unfortunately, there never seems to be enough of it. Thankfully, there is an abundance of time-management tools, apps, and services that enhance productivity. We asked some of our resident companies, alumni companies, and friends of the Startup Zone what productivity tools they find most useful for their businesses:…

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