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The Spark Zone provides students access to a variety of services and supports at each partner institution, striving to provide opportunities for both students and community members interested in developing an entrepreneurial mindset.
The Spark Zone can help you explore new ideas, launch entrepreneurial ventures, and develop social innovations. Our team provides students opportunities to develop their entrepreneurial side, hosting events throughout the year at which students are able to learn from like-minded peers, potential mentors and industry experts. You can also book office and meeting spaces, get advice from professional consultants before your big client meeting, or even use one of our 3D printers to create your prototype.
What We Offer
We are dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship across our four partner institutions and helping students reach their full potential by aiding in the development of their ideas. Our team members are excited to assist the bright minds of today as they work on tomorrow’s big ideas
Events and Competitions
Students are able to learn from and work with like-minded peers
Prototyping and Development
Take your idea to the next level by using any of newest technologies that we offer
Meeting and Office Space
Book a private office to have your next client meeting in
Women in Business
Discover our partner universities programs specialized in women empowerment!
Coaching and Consulting
Get advice from professional consultants before your big client meeting or pitch
Thinking about doing a major or a Master in Entrepreneurship?
Students with great ideas sometimes need a bit of guidance from those who have gone before them. As collaboration with the external community is often a difference-maker for student entrepreneurs, The Spark Zone can help students by introducing them to mentors and providing access to key industry professionals
Saint Mary's University Entrepreneurship Centre
Nova Scotia Community College
Mount Saint Vincent University
Atlantic School of Theology
University of King's College
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A special thank you to Jason Turner, at SMU, and everyone else involved at The Spark Zone for giving me the opportunity to participate in yet another awesome hackathon event, held at Google’s Toronto Headquarters on October 3/4, 2014. An Incredible Experience The...read more