WHO ARE WE?
The Pond-Deshpande Centre acts as a catalyst to advance innovation and entrepreneurship in New Brunswick by facilitating collaboration among entrepreneurs, young companies, students, faculty and alumni.
The PDC works with NB’s already established innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem to create mentorship opportunities for aspiring innovators that will provide them with a sound foundation in technical and social entrepreneurship, and give them the opportunity to engage in the experience and explore their possibilities for success.
The PDC also serves as a resource for new entrepreneurs to help translate their ideas into companies, products or services.
Click on links below to access our new funding programs. Please be sure to apply on-line using the applicable fund for your emerging entrepreneurial endeavour. We look forward to hearing from you!
Desh Deshpande- What It Takes To Become an Entrepreneur
Hear Dr. Desh Deshpande speak about what it takes to become an entrepreneur-motivation, aspiration and attitude- in Kauffman Foundation “Sketchbook” video.
(Desh delivered the keynote address at the Social Enterprise Development Dialog, Fredericton, March 21-22, 2013)Find More Innovator’s Tools