The Impact Incubator is for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs who want to create positive change in their communities through business.  It provides the technical resources, coaching and networking opportunities needed to build sustainable, prosperous businesses across Nova Scotia.  Resources are provided as needed, so clients can focus on bringing their idea to market and support a practical, incremental, hands-on approach to start-up and growth.


Planning & Goal Setting

A trainer will lead you and your team through identifying the overall purpose and goals of the social enterprise, help sketch a business model canvas outlining the idea, and help create a measurable plan you can follow to launching the enterprise.


Training & Coaching

Online training plus online or in-person coaching will help you and your team as you move from idea to action to launch from the plans set out in the program.  Regular check-ins and access to expert assistance will help you achieve your goals.


Mentoring & Networking

You will also be matched with a mentor who can provide guidance with your idea and professional development, and help expand your thinking and networks around the idea and industry in which you'll be involved. Monthly networking events will also be available to you.