Hannah Chisholm

Posted at 9:28 am on January 30, 2018

A St. FX entrepreneurship student and Antigonish native is getting more recognition for her business idea. Hannah Chisholm wants to develop a product called Eggcitables, a vegan egg alternative that can be used in egg-based meals.

Last week at the BMO Apex Business Plan Competition in the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, Chisholm finished second in the undergraduate category, best elevator pitch award and people’s choice award. She also received another four thousand dollars towards her business and connected with investors and business leaders.

Earlier this month, Chisholm won a 10-thousand dollar top prize at an Atlantic entrepeuership competition in Halifax.

Chisholm hopes to launch her business shortly after graduating from St. FX in May.

Posted at 9:35 am on January 24, 2018

A St FX entrepreneurship student and Antigonish native has won a $10,000 top prize at an Atlantic entrepreneurship competition.  Hannah Chisholm

Hannah Chisholm celebrates her competition win

won the event where she made a pitch  for her business idea in Halifax called 100 seeds Atlantic.  In the contest, 100 business leaders contribute 100 dollars each; to be spent toward developing the business idea. The entrepreneurs then vote for the winner, the finalist with the most votes wins.

Chisholm says the product she wants to develop is called Eggcitables.
Chisholm says the money will be helpful in getting her business started, including registering and incorporating the company.  She hopes to launch her firm shortly after graduating from St. FX in May.