MCE will do our part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by taking the proactive step of moving our services online and closing FounderSpace (EN-3075) as of Thursday, March 19. However, the MCE team (Florian, Jason and Elyse) will be available by email or Slack during regular working hours. 

What is Slack? It is a free online chat room that allows for group discussions and direct private messages. Message each of us directly or participate in the group conversations and shared information provided on the channel. Join the MCE community slack channel through your web browser HERE. The MCE channel name is Use your Memorial email to sign in and start chatting.

Jason, our entrepreneur-in-residence, will continue to meet remotely with students to strategize a plan, set goals or talk through a new startup idea. Book your online meeting below!

General inquiries


Jason Trask,
Program Catalyst
CEO & Founder, Safa

Book a meeting with me if you are looking to get started and want to have a chat with someone who has been there. Or if you just want to chat about your new startup idea!

My experience in entrepreneurship: I have started over a dozen companies spanning 30 years and in multiple fields, including financial, technical, seniors homes, and many more!

I can advise you on testing ideas and using all the resources available to you. I also love listening to the craziest new ideas and brainstorming them.

   Schedule an appointment with MCE


      *Until further notice, all meetings will take place over the phone*

                       (Log in with your Memorial username and password)

Book a meeting directly on your phone by downloading the Navigate mobile app for students from the Apple App Store or Google Play. Log in with your Memorial username and password.

Are you a Marine Institue student? Set up a meeting with Jason here.

Having issues with Navigate? Please contact for further assistance.

Small Business Mentorship

Are you looking to discuss a small business idea? ex: freelancing, farming, craft, import/export, a restaurant or a local shop (hairdresser, daycare, cellphone repair, grocery store, etc.)

MCE has partnered with support organizations, Futurpreneur, Metro Business Opportunity, Canada Business Network and Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs, to offer 1:1 coaching for these types of business ideas!

Meet with the partners: Attend office hours with the partners if you want to meet with experts in this area, want advice on how to get started and how to access all available resources.

The office hours for the winter 2020 semester are as follows: 

  • Thursday, January 30th, 11 am-1 pm at FounderSpace (EN-3075);
  • Wednesday, Feb 12th, 2-4 pm at FounderSpace (EN-3075);
  • Tuesday, March 10th, 2-4 pm at FounderSpace (EN-3075).

If you would like to chat with them before, please contact them directly:
Scott Andrews, Futurpreneur Canada, 
Jim Bradley, Canada Business Network,
Lisa Guy, Metro Business Opportunities Corporation,


Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000