Upcoming Events

Weekly Coffee Chat with Special Guest: Chelsey Lake!

August 24 @ 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! This week's special guest is Chelsey Lake!

Chelsey is a digital marketing strategist and passionate designer & developer all-in-one. Holding a degree in Science, she has married the analytical aspects of her education with the creative freedom of design to produce effective, high-converting funnels for her clients and her own business. She is motivated by the numbers and what improves conversion rates & revenue for her clients. In her spare time, she runs her own company, Lake Design, travels the world, and uses her competitive edge to attempt any extreme sport that crosses her path.

Startup Zone
31 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7K7 Canada
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Customer Innovation Workshop with Saint Mary’s University Entrepreneurship Centre

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop is designed to help companies understand their customers better, inform new product and service offerings, and apply strategies for innovation in everyday operations and management. They'll be using design thinking and lean principles throughout the day and create a process that companies can take back and implement right away into their organization.   Topics Include: • Customer Persona Creation • Customer Validation • Insight Generation • Business Model Innovation  

Register here.

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

September 19 - September 20

Invest Atlantic is Atlantic Canada’s largest networking event, with over 200 start-ups, entrepreneurs and investors. This is a great conference to attend if you’re looking for help connecting or growing your business.

Invest Atlantic is bringing some of North America’s most notable investors, mentors and seasoned entrepreneurs to the rock, together with the region’s newest and fastest growing companies. This two-day conference is jam-packed with discussions on everything from raising capital and getting collaborative to partnerships and succession planning.

Invest Atlantic takes place September 19-20, 2018, at the Confederation Center in Charlottetown, PEI.

For the start-up community, Invest Atlantic offers the opportunity to:

  • Find out when traditional financing and angel and venture capital are right for you
  • Hear from other entrepreneurs from around the region
  • Hone your pitching skills
  • Network for two days with top-notch investors

As an investor, attending Invest Atlantic offers you a chance to:

  • Hear pitches from up to 12 start-ups and mid and late stage entrepreneurs
  • Meet potential investment partners
  • Network for two days with many of Atlantic Canada’s top entrepreneurs and investors

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