Better informed on Ignition competition and its $25,000 prizes
WELLINGTON – June 3, 2016 – Several business people from the Evangeline-Miscouche are are now better informed about Innovation PEI’s Ignition Entrepreneurial Fund and competition. During an information session in Wellington June 2, they learned about the application process for this competition, which offers prizes of up to $25,000 to help establish or expand an Island business that will have the capacity to export its products or services.
This program, in its third year, is attraction more and more competitors; last year, more than 100 projects were submitted.
Seen from left are Trish Conn, looking to launch her Veggie Flats product; Tania Bernard, loan officer with CBDC Central PEI; presenter Heather Rossiter, who coordinates the program for Innovation PEI; and Velma Robichaud, client services officer with the Wellington Rural Action Centre, which hosted the information session with the Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI.