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Partnering with young aspiring entrepreneurs throughout the country, including right here in Atlantic Canada.

Our non-profit helps young Canadians to turn budding business dreams into reality. Providing the loans, mentorship, resources, and networking opportunities so crucial to start-up success.

Our Atlantic teams in Halifax, St John’s, Moncton, and Charlottetown are ready and waiting to help. So, let’s connect, and start building your new business together!

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Mon – Fri: 9 am – 5 pm

Find Us Here

BDC, 2000 Barrington
St Suite 1400,
Halifax, NS B3J 3K1

Ext. 3895


Loans & Mentorship for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

We’re proud to have supported over 14,700 businesses across Canada with  $219 million in loan funding to our Futurpreneurs to date!

But loans alone are not enough. We also provide the guidance on how to best leverage your funds, to maximize your success, with the help of our team of mentors and business development specialists.

If you’re an under 40 aspiring entrepreneur, click the More Info button to connect and get started on your road to small business success!

Aspiring Entrepreneur Startup Programs

We have programs designed to help guide you through each stage of your startup journey, from ideation through to launch.

Our range of programs in combination with our comprehensive business resource library, dedicated mentors and business development specialist, and loans with favourable terms, help make building your business that much easier.

Click the More Info button to connect with our Core Startup Program.

And click the image of our happy Futurpreneur program grads to connect with more programming and resources for young entrepreneurs.

Black & Indigenous Startup Programs

Ever mindful of the intersectionality and unique challenges of Black and Indigenous startup entrepreneurs, we’ve developed programs to support Futurpreneurs from each of these vibrant and diverse communities.

Click on the Black Startups button to connect with our startup program for Black Entrepreneurs.

And click the image of successful Futurpreneur grad, Deanne Hupfield, on the left to connect with our Indigenous Startups Program.

Resources for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Business Plans, Cash-flow Charts, and Crowd-funding, oh my!

We know how much of the start-up journey is tied up in paper-work, so we’ve put together a comprehensive resource centre with all the templates you’ll need to get started. And of course our mentors and business development specialists are always here to help you navigate how to effectively complete and leverage them.

Click the More Info button to connect with our wonderful world or startup templates and more, in our Business Resource Centre.

Mentoring Young Entrepreneurs

We’re so grateful to our Mentors. Having walked the walk, and inspired by a desire to give back, they provide invaluable insights to our young aspiring entrepreneurs.

If you’re a seasoned entrepreneur with a keen interest in supporting others on their start-up journey, great! We’ve got a whole host of inspired young founders ready and waiting to connect.

Click the More Info button to get the ball rolling.