propel ICT is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2005 by a group of ICT professionals who shared a common goal of growing this sector in New Brunswick.
Driven by the passion of the New Brunswick business community propel ICT is focused on developing local business start-ups by providing expert advice on matters relating to business operations, expansion opportunities, workforce development and financial resources.
Propel ICT promotes entrepreneurship development and innovation by leveraging its strong relationship with the local business community, ICT organizations, educational institutions and government agencies.
Professional mentorship is one the key factors that drives this
program. In the propel Accelerator program, a start-up entrepreneur is matched with a group of mentors who
help the entrepreneur in decision making, strategic planning and moving
the new company to the market readiness stage. This program also offers
its members additional benefits such as office space, equipment,
support services and access to financial sources which are vital during
the early stages of a company.
In partnership with local companies, the propel Energy program is
focused on providing products, services and support to the energy
sector. One of the important objectives of this program is to offer its
expertise in the design, construction and maintenance phases of energy
projects. The program is also aimed at establishing a strategic
partnership between the ICT and the energy sectors which will result in
a plethora of opportunities.