Entrepreneurship in New Brunswick Entrepreneurship 110
What makes New Brunswick special? Can you think of any reasons why a company or entrepreneur would want to start a business in New Brunswick? Let’s watch this video and see if we came up with any of the same reasons!
Business New Brunswick Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-mds-zDCVI
So what reasons did you see for starting a business in NB? Canada’s only bilingual province (In a country that boasts two official languages, that’s pretty big!) Business costs are lower- general corporate income tax rate is lower than in USA Well-connected to the world- Same-day access to millions of consumers by I-95/Rail/Air/Sea Well-trained and well-educated workforce International recognition
What 6 businesses are highlighted in the video? Creating media push casts for Blackberry users Turning old used tires into roof shingles Enabling doctors to see medical images from anywhere in the world Monitoring social media sites for BIG companies Extracting carbon from natural gas thereby reducing carbon footprint Building natural resistance in spruce seedlings
Why is Moncton a good place to do business? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkiMh9bM3YE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CyAcgbxr7g#t=121
Is there opportunity in New Brunswick? If Xerox, UPS, FedEx and IBM chose New Brunswick then there must be something here for us! You betcha!!!
Where do we go for help? http://www.newbrunswick.ca http://www.greatermoncton.org http://www.acoa-apeca.gc.ca