Hamblin Leading Startup Halifax

It started with a brief email enquiry to Startup Canada in which John Hamblin asked about the process of creating a Startup Halifax.

Hamblin had been startled to learn that Halifax’s thriving startup community didn’t have its own chapter of the influential national organization.

Now, just a few months later, the retiree is surprised to find himself leading one from his home.

Hamblin retired as president…

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Venture for Canada Seeking Grads

Venture for Canada, the non-profit that connects top Canadian university grads with Canadian startups requiring talent, has announced that it has now forged partnerships with 70 startups.

The group also calls on grads to apply before its final Fellow application deadline of March 1 this year. Selected Fellows will become members of a cohort that includes Next 36 alumni, a former Apple engineer, and a Top 20 Under 20 recipient.

Based…

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Daxonics Eyes Production in 2017

In about two years, a Halifax startup that grew out of Dalhousie University plans to open a production facility for cutting-edge ultrasound devices that allow sharper images of such organs as eyes and skin.

Daxsonics Ultrasound is designing and prototyping array-based, high-frequency ultrasound devices and plans to begin production in 2017.

 “We provide higher resolution and a sharper, deeper image than what’s on the market now,”…

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