Upcoming Events

Startup Zone is Turning Two!

June 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We're celebrating our second birthday on Thursday, June 21st, from 4 pm to 6 pm at Startup Zone. Start off your weekend with us and learn about our current and alumni companies, do some networking, and enjoy some snacks and refreshments! Please RSVP to attend.

We can't wait to celebrate with you!

Startup Zone
31 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7K7 Canada
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Weekly Coffee Chat with Special Guest: Hon. Heath MacDonald!

June 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Calling all entrepreneurs! Come have your Friday morning coffee with us at Startup Zone! Bring your business ideas, questions, and grievances and get some great advice from local, like-minded entrepreneurs! Our special guest on June 22nd is the Honourable Heath MacDonald, Minister of Finance.  


  Heath MacDonald was first elected to the provincial legislature on May 4, 2015 representing District 16 - Cornwall/Meadowbank. He was appointed Minister of Economic Development and Tourism on May 19, 2015 and Minister of Finance on January 10, 2018. Prior to his election as MLA, Mr. MacDonald was the Executive Director of Quality Tourism Services, Atlantic Canada Manager of Access Advisor, and President and Co-Founder of BamText Information Technology and Consulting. Mr. MacDonald has over 20 years experience in the private sector with a particular focus on the tourism industry. Mr. MacDonald has been an active volunteer for many years, with ties to numerous sports and community organizations. Mr. MacDonald has earned praise from various organizations for his efforts to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. They include the Access Award from the PEI Council of People with Disabilities, and the City of Charlottetown Accessibility Award. Mr. MacDonald was a Chair Leader as part of the Canadian Paraplegic Association's annual awareness campaign. Mr. MacDonald lives in Cornwall with his wife Elizabeth and they have two children, Jacklyn and Isaac.

Startup Zone
31 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7K7 Canada
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Ignition Fund Information Session

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

If you missed the first information session from Innovation PEI on June 1st, they are hosting a second information session about the Ignition Fund on June 26th at noon!
The Ignition Fund is a competitive based innovation fund for entrepreneurs seeking start-up capital for a new business venture. Innovation PEI will invest up to $25,000 in seed capital to upwards of 10 successful applicants to turn venture ideas into tangible, viable business.
Join us at Startup Zone on Tuesday, June 26th at noon for a FREE information session about the Ignition Fund and learn more about eligibility and the application process.

Register today!

Startup Zone Community Room
31 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4A4 Canada
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Weekly Coffee Chat with Special Guest: Steve Collette!

June 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Calling all entrepreneurs! Come have your Friday morning coffee with us at Startup Zone! Bring your business ideas, questions, and grievances and get some great advice from local, like-minded entrepreneurs! Our special guest on June 29th is Steve Collette, co-founder & co-owner of Third Degree Training.


Co-Founder, co-owner, and motivational speaker Steve Collette believes that we already have most of the answers inside of us and he has a passion for drawing these answers out. When you are able to change the way you think about something, it can create opportunities that we would never have thought possible. Realizing these opportunities is just the first step in building the life that we desire. Steve is no stranger to hard work and perseverance and strongly believes that we all have the ability to achieve our dreams if we are willing to make the choices to see them through.

After his own transformation into a healthy lifestyle, Steve has spoken to many audiences and coached hundreds of individuals of the importance of incorporating health and wellness into our own lives. With over 15 years in business, Steve has built brands from the ground up and his grit has seen those brands become the fastest growing franchise company in Atlantic Canada.

Startup Zone
31 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7K7 Canada
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