The Hive

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The Hive business accelerator is a regional initiative in northeast New Brunswick which is associated with the Business Immigrant Mentorship Program (BIMP).The Hive is managed by the Greater Bathurst Chamber of Commerce and funded by the government of New Brunswick and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.The Hive accommodates newcomers, by offering them the services and tools they need to accelerate the start-up of their business.

Services offered are as follows:

  • Work station, conference room, and training room
  • Office equipment (photocopier, projector, assigned and shared office furniture, etc.)
  • Consultant services (accountants, tax specialists, business plan, lawyers, etc.) and consultations with the economic development agencies relevant to your business plan and needs
  • Personalized acceleration and follow-up plan
  • Thematic training (in partnership with the Business Immigrant Mentorship Program in northeastern New Brunswick and other providers of entrepreneurial training)
  • Activity schedule and newsletter on the activities of the local business community
  • Networking activity with the business community and other Hives (Fredericton, Moncton, Edmundston) and business accelerators in the province
  • Delivery of a participation certificate after leaving the Hive