Business Start-Up

Your business goals are important.

We can help you lay the groundwork for success!

Are you interested in starting a business?

Do you have a business idea but don’t know where to begin?

We are here to help you!

Our start-up services are free of charge and available to any woman in Newfoundland and Labrador who is interested in starting a business.Your business goals are important; we can help you lay the groundwork for success. Contact the Business Start-Up Advisor in your region today!


  • Business concept assessment
  • Business plan counselling
  • Advice on conducting market research and gathering information relevant to your business
  • Assistance in identifying sources of financing
  • Access to Self-Employment Assistance Program
  • Assistance in identifying training needs and opportunities
  • Access to opportunities to establish contacts and networks within the business community

Connect With A Business Start-Up Advisor

In Your Area today

Our Business Start-Up Advisors are located in every region of the province and from an inkling of an idea to your first year of operations, our start-up advisors can help you get started.

Avalon Region

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Nanci Corcoran

Start-Up Advisor

Central Region

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Lindsay Mercer

Start-Up Advisor

Western Region

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Roshayne Mendis

Start-Up Advisor

Labrador Region

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Betty Morris

Start-Up Advisor

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The SEA program provides assistance to unemployed individuals to help them establish their own business.
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Our business start-up advisors provide counselling sessions to help you hatch out your business ideas and build on your business plan.


Atlantic Canadian Women In Growth Partnership. Advancing the power of Atlantic Canada’s women entrepreneurs.

Contact NLOWE:

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58 Glencoe drive, Suite 102

Mount Pearl, NL A1N 4S9