Building a strong ecosystem for social enterprise on Vancouver Island


seCatalyst hosts learning opportunities and events that support the development, awareness and growth of social enterprise on Vancouver Island

About seCatalyst
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Shifting economic culture for the better

seCatalyst is a network of partner organizations that hosts
high-impact events to support, showcase and inspire the social enterprise sector on Vancouver Island.

Since 2014 seCatalyst has hosted learning events, conferences, pitch galas, incubation bootcamps and networking events. Over 4,000 people have attended an seCatalyst event to date.

As we strive towards a post-pandemic economy we are convinced – now more than ever – that a thriving social enterprise sector is an important pathway to shifting our economic culture for the long-term benefit and prosperity of our Island communities.


seCatalyst events & programs

Business Legacies Incubator

Business Legacies Incubator

October 2021

Non-profits are invited to apply for an
8-module intensive that will take participants through a business acquisition readiness process with coaching from industry professionals.

Social Venture Bootcamp

Social Venture Bootcamp

To Be Announced

Social Venture Bootcamp provides participants with the opportunity to test the viability of a social enterprise idea from concept to launch through a workshop-style curriculum.

Connect Money Impact

Connect Money Impact

Spring 2022

If you’re an enterprise looking for funding or financing, or a funder, lender or investor looking to create impact, join us for a jam-packed day of inspiration, learning and networking.

Social Enterprise Catalyst Partners

seCatalyst partners

seCatalyst partners represent an innovative and forward-thinking network of community-impact focused organizations and funders working together to support the social enterprise and social funding ecosystem on Vancouver Island 


Convening Partner

Scale Collaborative

Momentum Partners

Coastal Community Credit Union

Organizing Partners

University of Victoria
Island Coastal Economic Trust
Nanaimo Chamber
Vancouver Island University VIU
League of Innovators
Futurpreneur Canada
Camosun College

Enterprising Partners


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We respectfully acknowledge that the offices of Scale Collaborative are located on the unceded, ancestral, and traditional territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən-speaking peoples, now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples.

Social Enterprise Catalyst is convened by Scale Collaborative. Copyright 2022