Episode 1: Innovation Thrives on This Picturesque Island, brought to you by the Cape Breton - Strait Team of the MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program.
October 24, 2023
Produced by Michelle Samson, Storied Places Media
Unama’ki – Cape Breton is on the cusp of an economic renaissance. Invest in Cape Breton is a podcast that will challenge your assumptions about the Island’s economy through in-depth interviews with local changemakers. We go beyond the headlines to reveal the untapped potential for investors and entrepreneurs, and offer a preview of the Island’s coming transformation.
Right from the first episode, we’ll show you why there’s never been a better time to invest in Cape Breton.
This podcast is an initiative of the Cape Breton Partnership. It is hosted by Michelle Samson and produced locally in Unama’ki – Cape Breton by Storied Places Media. The podcast’s intro music has been made possible with permission from Unama’ki – Cape Breton singer-songwriter Elyse Aeryn.
Episode 1: Innovation Thrives on This Picturesque Island
There are over 50 tech companies on Unama’ki – Cape Breton, an island of just 140,000 people. Many are in the bustling urban area around Sydney, but a surprising number are in small, picturesque communities. Others live in the cloud, able to be located anywhere, but the founders are here. Three tech leaders explain why this innovation ecosystem is so productive, and so sticky. This episode has been made possible by the Cape Breton – Strait Team of the MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program.