Navigating the Digital Marketplace: E-commerce Tips for Rural Entrepreneurs

In today's interconnected world, the digital marketplace offers endless opportunities for entrepreneurs to reach customers far beyond their local communities. In fact, by 2025, total spending online is expected to exceed $7 trillion, accounting for close to a quarter...

From Passion To Profit: Building A Successful Side Hustle In Rural Nova Scotia

In today's economy, the concept of a "side hustle" has gained popularity, offering individuals the opportunity to pursue their dreams alongside their regular jobs. But what exactly is a side hustle? A side hustle is a supplementary income stream that individuals...

Unlocking the Power of AI: Quick Tips for Chat GPT Integration

In today's fast-paced business landscape, entrepreneurs must utilize any available advantages. One way to gain a competitive edge is by harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enhance your operations and customer interactions. At IGNITE Atlantic, we...

Rural Tourism Trends and Opportunities: IGNITE Atlantic’s Pitch Competition

Rural Nova Scotia is a treasure trove of natural beauty, cultural richness, and unique experiences waiting to be discovered. With tourism trends evolving rapidly, there has never been a better time for entrepreneurs to explore the untapped potential of rural tourism....

Innovating Healthcare: 4 Companies Leading the Way in Nova Scotia

Facing a healthcare landscape strained by challenges ranging from accessibility issues to resource constraints, these forward-thinking companies are stepping up to the plate, offering solutions that not only address immediate challenges but also pave the way for a...

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21 Crucial Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask Before Starting a Business

21 Crucial Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask Before Starting a Business

Are you thinking about starting your own business? Are you feeling excited, yet also intimidated by the prospect of being an entrepreneur? Starting a business can be daunting, but by asking yourself the right questions, you can mitigate some of the fears and risks. Consider these 21 questions as a personal guide to prepare you for the exciting, but challenging, journey ahead.

 Registration Now Open for Climate Challenge Focused on Canada’s Ocean Communities

 Registration Now Open for Climate Challenge Focused on Canada’s Ocean Communities

The Ocean Communities Climate Challenge is a new competition to find promising ideas that may only be a ripple in an innovator or entrepreneur’s mind. The Ocean Startup Project and its partners want to transform strong ideas into massively scalable companies that will improve the health of our oceans and help solve some of the most pressing climate challenges. 

Uncovering the Superpowers of Rural Economies

Uncovering the Superpowers of Rural Economies

Every economy has something special that sets it apart from the rest, and rural economies are no exception. Whether it’s a key industry like seafood, agriculture, or forestry, or something more unique like tourism, rural economies have certain individual characteristics that can be a source of strength—if they are leveraged properly.

Building a MVP: Innovate with Success

Building a MVP: Innovate with Success

As an innovator or developer of a new product, creating a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is an important—and often necessary—step in the process. After all, you want to get your amazing invention into the hands of people who need it as quickly and efficiently as possible.

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