New Wave of Entrepreneurs
At GBPEI, we’re proud to introduce some of our clients who, despite the challenges of a global pandemic have relocated to Prince Edward Island, worked hard, and have become business leaders in their new community.
We’re thrilled to introduce this cohort of clients and their innovative businesses and services to you. Summerside, PEI’s second-largest city, is now enriched with stores and services ranging from educational toys; beauty and health; a social enterprise; a bustling small restaurant and accounting solutions.
Introducing the Entrepreneurs
Founded in the spring of 2020, Abacus Services Inc., owned and operated by a Certified Public Accountant, specializes in custom ebookkeeping services designed to meet the unique needs of small and medium-sized businesses. By offering cloud-based solutions Abacus Services Inc. stands to be a leader in this application of this technology in Summerside.
Co-work Co-Win Training Centre Limited is a social enterprise with the social goal of providing workforce solutions to disadvantaged people in Summerside. This is one of the most recent success stories. This business celebrated the grand opening in August, with an inauguration speech by the mayor! It’s one-of-a-kind on PEI and offers a flexible co-working office space, an event venue as well as pre-employment skills training and job placement services.
It’s only been a few months since Head to Toes Beauty opened their doors, welcoming clients to enjoy a range of beauty treatments including, salon and nail services, esthetics procedures, massage and make-up application, and the rave reviews are rolling in. It’s no surprise with this client’s world-class education and certification, that this salon is considered a professional trendsetting establishment in the local beauty industry.
Established in the winter of 2021, Holistic Wellness Training Centre offers professional and personal programs to help people achieve their goals of living a more balanced life. This client, who has developed his own theory of wellness, combines his experience as a university professor with his business acumen to offer this unique centre, which strives to enrich the community.
Play-based learning is a primary and integral mode for children to gather, assess and apply knowledge and skills. iBox, founded in early 2021, sources toys to foster creative thinking, self-expression, scientific thinking, and problem-solving. As an online retailer, iboxstore.ca carries a wide variety of toys to delight children as they discover, build and create.
Computational thinking is a skill necessary in today’s world and Beyond Stem offers education to develop children’s critical thinking skills through STEM. Children in Summerside have been learning coding and programming through the variety of courses offered in Python and Scratch since 2019. Children also have the opportunity to discover how a Dash robot works!
South Central Kitchen & Provisions is an example of what happens with you mix passions for food and entrepreneurship together. This small restaurant has been offering delicious sandwiches on freshly baked bread to patrons since the summer of 2020.
We are pleased to promote and assist this cohort of entrepreneurs begin their new lives and thrive on Canada’s beautiful East Coast. Do you want to know more about who we are? Let Us Help You Become an Entrepreneur on PEI.
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