Equity

Community Economic Development Investment Fund 

Nova Scotia business owners can invest in a Community Economic Development Investment Fund - CEDIF to help them raise the capital needed to open or operate a business. CEDIFs are particularly relevant for rural and small town Nova Scotia because they keep investment capital in the local community.
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Clean Technology Fund

Innovacorp venture capital invests in early stage, clean technology companies in Nova Scotia that have a high growth potential and attractive risk-return prospects. Investments range from $100,000 to $3 million over the lifecycle of the investment.
Learn more about the Clean Technology Fund


Eastlink TV Independent Production Fund
Film & Creative Industries Nova Scotia administers this fund supporting the television sector of the audiovisual industry in Nova Scotia, this fund will provide equity investments of up to $300,000 in eligible productions, to a maximum of 20% of the total budget, for television productions produced by Nova Scotians.  In order to be eligible for the fund, productions must have a high Canadian content and have already obtained a broadcast license.
Learn more about The Eastlink TV Independent Production Fund

Film and TV Equity Investment 
Film & Creative Industries Nova Scotia Equity Film and Television program helps qualified Nova Scotia producers and production companies finance their productions through equity investment.

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Tourism Development Investment - Destination Development

The Tourism Development Investment - Destination Development Program invests in the development and enhancement of tourism attractions, sites, and experiences with the aim of helping destinations create products and services that are unique to their area.
Learn more about the Tourism Development Investment –Tourism Destination Development Program

NSBI Venture Capital

If your company is rapidly growing in its market, you may be eligible for venture capital. NSBI Venture Capital provides $1 to $3 million in growth capital to companies in the information technology, defense, energy, advanced manufacturing and life sciences industries to help them grow and explore new markets.
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Nova Scotia First Fund

Innovacorp manages a venture capital fund, the Nova Scotia First Fund. The fund targets emerging venture-grade technology companies with high growth potential and attractive risk-return prospects. Target industries include clean technology, information technology, and life sciences. The fund has capacity to invest in new opportunities. Nova Scotia First Fund investments range from $100,000 up to $3 million over the life cycle of the investment.
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Nova Scotia Jobs Fund

The Nova Scotia Jobs Fund will replace the Industrial Expansion Fund.
Learn more about the Nova Scotia Jobs Fund