Find, fund and foster.
Launching a new venture? Building a promising company? Stepping up your company’s game? Have an innovation that can change the world? We can help.
We work to find, fund and foster innovative Nova Scotia start-ups that strive to change the world. Our goal is to help those start-ups commercialize their technologies and succeed in the global marketplace.
Early stage investment is at the core of our business model. We also give entrepreneurs access to world-class incubation facilities, expert advice and other support to help accelerate their companies.
The types of start-ups we focus on
Our target sectors include information technology, clean technology, life sciences and ocean technology. We’re especially interested in deep technology opportunities, which we define as technology based on a scientific discovery, new engineering innovation or IT that is not focused on end-user services.
Whether your company is interested in Invest Nova Scotia venture capital, incubation resources, acceleration programs, or all of what's on offer, here's the lens we look through when evaluating whether we can help.
- Stage: Early stage, Nova Scotia-based company
- People: Industry knowledge and management experience
- Market: Solving big problems in large, growing international markets
- Competition: High barrier to competitive entry
- Execution: Credible plan to reach key milestones