We have a rigorous selection process for startups interested in our program which includes selection team made up of venture capitalist, mentors and advisors.
No, we accept companies from any where in the world. Similar to other accelerators, we want our startups to be committed to the program. Therefore, during the 12-week program our startups must have their company home base in the centre.
The best thing about the START Program is that it does not take, it gives! When you enter our program, you gain the resources required to help you excel as a startup while maintaining full ownership. This is your vision, we’re here to help you bring it to life!
Applications and deadlines will be displayed on our Programs page when we are accepting a new cohort.
Absolutely! Planet Hatch hosts several events that are relevant to its entrepreneurial focus. Workshops, kitchen parties, high-profile speakers, you name it we have it! For upcoming events, click here.
Come to the events that we host and you can see the centre as well. If you have questions, we have answers. To help students and other community members better understand the startup scene we host a number of events. Check out our events.
If we let everyone park, we’d run out of room! Though we love having visitors, we reserve our parking spots for entrepreneurs we’re working with or from partner organizations. By keeping the people in our space relative to our mission, we are able to create the perfect environment for growing and accelerating our startups.
As a matter of fact, we do! Planet Hatch offers facility space as a PH member. Startups interested in Planet Hatch need to believe in our values of creating a collaborative growing community. We’re limited in space.. but if you’re interested connect with us.
With so much going on around the hatch, it’s hard to keep up! To help our hatchlings, startups and community members stay tuned, we post all of our events on our virtual calendar, our social media links and in our monthly newsletter!
First question is… why do you want to be a Planet Hatch member? If you have the same values as us, connect with us and we’ll tell you some more!
Planet Hatch is like a box of chocolates, it has an assortment! Our mentors range in expertise and are seen as world-class, industry professionals throughout the business and startup scene. To see a full list and biography on our current mentors, check out our Mentors page!
Planet Hatch is Fredericton’s entrepreneurial hub, where startups are connected to the best resources in order to help them soar. We focus on providing mentorship, targeted programming, and networking for startups in all sectors. Our collaborative state-of-the-art space is ideal for companies who are searching for inspiration, collaboration, and Java Moose coffee!
Need to host an event or rent a conference room? Check out Our Space!
Entering the startup world can be overwhelming... but it doesn’t have to be! Our goal is to guide you to the right resources, programs, and mentors so that you are accelerated into the business world!
Meeting new people, discussing ideas, and collaborating on projects is easy at Planet Hatch! We are home to companies from a wide variety of sectors, which means unique opportunities are always presenting themselves.
Planet Hatch fuses resources and mentors to give you the best tools and programming! Between community members and our partners, we can provide the means to get your startup off the ground.
Lisa Kinney is a Chicago-born, green-living enthusiast, that brings over 9 years of experience in executive education management with the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.
She supports our startups through coordinating training workshops and information sessions, maintaining a collaborative work environment, and ensuring strong connections with the greater business community!
Lisa’s passion for meeting new people, planning the flawless event, and setting clients up for success makes her the perfect fit. Though she loves her hometown, she’s become rather fond of the East Coast and our way of living, breathing, and inspiring entrepreneurship!
In her past time, Lisa is an aspiring golfer who likes to indulge in authentic, ethnic-vegetarian cuisines!