The local government economic development office has set up a technology incubator to help start ups get launched. Shared space facilities include fully equipped offices with computers, short term free rent for six months, then after a two year incubation period businesses move out into the “real world” and continue to grow their businesses. Roger in the foreground tells the story in this two minute podcast.
Dan pioneered the practice of Creative Rural Economy, Economic Development in Prince Edward County, Ontario for 10 years until 2011. Now he is the President and CEO of the Greater Peterborough Economic Development Commission and the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster where his role has expanded to include both urban and rural creative economy work. Dan also speaks regularly to groups, organizations and conferences in order to help them grow their economies.
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Dan enjoys sharing his knowledge and expertise to help others on developing Creative Economies – Rural, Small Town & City. To book Dan for speaking engagements, facilitation, workshops and more click here or email here.