Mentorship & Advisory Services


Access to knowledgeable advice is critical to the successful development of early stage companies. Emergence is supported by a team of mentors with a broad base of knowledge spanning the development and commercialization spectrum. The incubator draws from experienced advisors from within the PEI Cluster, Canada and internationally for their specific subject matter expertise. Emergence’s mentorship services are modelled after the successful MIT Venture Mentorship Program.

Our program is based on the principle that entrepreneurs know their companies and are in the best position to determine when help is needed. Our companies lead their interactions with our mentors and advisors, determining the frequency and intensity of support they require.

To access our mentorship program, companies are required to apply to become an Emergence member. After acceptance into the Emergence program, companies can choose to participate in the mentorship program. If you choose to participate, your company will be assigned a mentor who can assist you in identifying priorities and solutions for your company. Your mentor will also be responsible for identifying the ideal time to increase the size and breadth of expertise of your mentorship team. Emergence mentors are volunteers specifically selected for their achievements and demonstrated expertise.


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September 26, 2017
Getting the goods: P.E.I. business leaders gather to learn about exports
More than 100 entrepreneurs attended Export Day in Charlottetown on Thursday, getting together to le more

September 22, 2017
Fresh Island produce to be donated to Hurricane Irma victims, first responders
The Government of Prince Edward Island and the P.E.I. Potato Board are partnering with Island farmer more

September 11, 2017
Atlantic Beef Products ships to U.S. for 1st time
Half a tractor-trailer of Island beef was shipped from Atlantic Beef Products to the U.S. more

April 21, 2017
Prince Edward Island’s Fall Flavours Festival wins International Food and Beverage Award
The World Food Travel Association (WFTA), the world’s leading authority on food and beverage tourism more

April 12, 2017
Why a P.E.I. chef ditched her menu to focus on handpies
A P.E.I. chef has had such success with her portable pies that she has changed her business to focus more

March 21, 2017
Island sheep farmers milking their way into cheese and yogurt market
A couple in North Rustico, P.E.I. is going back to their family roots to create a new line of cheese more

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Food Island Partnership is an organization dedicated to the Food Industry on Prince Edward Island.  We partner in projects with companies, industry partners, research, development and technology institutions to further the growth and profitability of the food industry of Prince Edward Island. Projects can be in the area of product development, productivity and... >

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