Shatter doubt.

Introducing Hatch – a competition for Nova Scotia’s young entrepreneurs.

You could win $10,000 to start your business.

No idea is unworthy of entering. Submit yours today.

The Prize

Two young entrepreneurs will each win $7,500 in seed funding, plus $2,500 in branding and marketing services to turn their business ideas into reality!

The Process

To enter, download the submission package from this site, complete each of the four documents (entry form, cover letter, one page business plan and letter of recommendation) and email it to hatch@janovascotia.ca by March 27, 2017.

If you are selected as a finalist, you’ll have to pitch your business idea to investors. You’ll need to provide a detailed five page business plan, which will help inform your pitch presentation.

The Particulars

  • Entrants must be 25 years of age or younger as of January 1, 2017, and be a resident of Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Entries must be received by midnight, March 27, 2017 to be eligible.
  • Finalists will be contacted during the first week of May 2017. 


Hatch Entry Forms

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