Entrepreneurship

YWCA Halifax’s free entrepreneurship programs support new and existing businesses with one-on-one coaching, business plan training, mentoring and digital support services across the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Please enjoy this recap of one of our Business Builders Networking Events and learn about some amazing, local startups that you can visit! Thank you to program graduate, Orhythm Media for the creation of this video.

YWCA Halifax acknowledges the support of Innovation, Science and Economic Development


Current Programming

Launch your dreams into a career with PowerUp programs! Partnered with YWCA Hamilton, we offer two unique program pathways:

  • PowerUP Explore – for people starting to explore self-employment
  • PowerUp Ready – for people who are ready to jump into the world of entrepreneurship with their business idea.
  • Flourish Fund Loan Program – for people who are part of the YWCA Halifax Entrepreneurship Hub and want to grow their business with support from the Flourish Fund.

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Learn more about each entrepreneurship program below and how you can take the first step to starting your own business!