What it takes to become an entrepreneur

conference allison ramsay lowresWELLINGTON – le 4 décembre 2014 – A dozen entrepreneurs and economic development officers had the opportunity to attend a lunch-and-lunch entitled « Am I An Entrepreneur? » Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Wellington.

Allison Ramsay, business development coordinator with Innovation PEI, gave an overview of characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, the importance of business plans, the elimination of barriers and steps to undertake to become an entrepreneur. He also provided a list of different governmental and community support services that are available.

Here, Ramsay is shown with participant Caroline Legault, left, who is planning to start a pottery business, and Ève-Alexandra St-Laurent, client information officer with the Wellington Rural Action Centre (RAC). The lunch-and-learn was organized jointly by the RAC and the Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI.