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Chisholm launches “Eggcitables” on-line

Hannah Chisholm
(www.stfxenactus.com)

Emerging local entrepreneur Hannah Chisholm is now officially in business.  The Antigonish County native and St. FX University graduate is now selling her product called Eggcitables on-line.  Eggcitables is a plant-based egg alternative that can be used in egg-based meals.

Chisholm says she hopes to eventually to sell Eggcitables to the retail market, such as health food and specialty food stores.
She says reaction to the product has been positive, with sales as far away as Scarborough, Ontario.  She says there’s also been some repeat business already.
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Hannah Chisholm receives support from Innovacorp for her business Eggcitables

Another honour for emerging local entrepreneur Hannah Chisholm.  The Antigonish County

Hannah Chisholm
(www.stfxenactus.com)

native and St. FX University graduate has won 15-thousand dollars from Innovacorp for their annual Spark Innovation Challenge.  She was one of 15 finalists to receive funding from 122 submissions.  Chisholm is developing a product called Eggcitables, a plant based egg alternative that can be used in egg-based meals.

Chisholm says the funding from Innovacorp will help in paying the start-up costs associated with the business.
Chisholm is currently in a 12 week accelerator internship program in Fredericton to help get her business going.  Chisholm has launched a web site for her business, eggcitables.com and will be announcing plans soon for rolling out her product to customers.
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St. FX Entrepreneurship Graduate Named Canada’s Woman Leader Of Tomorrow

A recent St. FX University Entrepreneurship graduate and Antigonish native has received

Hannah Chisholm
(www.stfxenactus.com)

a national award.  Hannah Chisholm, who received her degree this spring,  won the HSBC Woman Leader of Tomorrow award at the recent Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto.  Enactus Canada helps students develop their entrepreneurial and leadership skills.

Chisholm launched an Enactus program at St. FX to tackle mental health and wellness, and was a Students Union Food Resource Coordinator working to combat food insecurity on campus.  She also started her own vegan business, Eggcitables.
Chisholm says Enactus was a huge benefit as part of her university experience.
With the award, Chisholm and the St. FX Enactus team receives a 25-hundred dollar project grant for developing a program focused on the advancement of women in the community as well as a 15-hundred dollar scholarship.
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St. FX does well in another pitch competition in New Brunswick

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.

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St. FX Student and Antigonish native wins a $10,000 Business Pitch Competition

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.