What is Ignite?

IGNITE is Nova Scotia’s rural innovation hub where entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses work together. By providing structure, mentorship, and opportunities for startups to operate, grow, and create, IGNITE is encouraging everyone to explore entrepreneurship as a career path without restrictions.

IGNITE encourages the growth of entrepreneurship in Nova Scotia across industries, including technology sectors, oceans sectors, and tourism sectors. By engaging youth, communities, and businesses to find solutions for challenges being faced in the region, IGNITE is creating a culture of entrepreneurship in rural Nova Scotia.

What We Do

Mentor and support entrepreneurs.

Grow and develop new and existing startups.

Create a hub for the local startup community.

How We Do It

Provide mentorship and training programs.

Connect entrepreneurs into a provincial network.

Host community-driven events and workshops.