The company has been accelerating the sales of its eco-friendly concrete solution in the past year, and Founder and CEO Robert Niven now wants to use the additional funds for the research…Continue Reading
GrowthWorks Atlantic, the labour-sponsored fund based in Halifax, has made follow-on investments in several of its portfolio companies amounting to more than $2.5 million in recent months.
The fund has benefited from exiting two successful investments in the past year: its sale of stock in publicly traded film company DHX Media, and the sale of its holdings…Continue Reading
Sam Bromley of Whitecap Scientific Corp. and Sarah Murphy of Sentinal Alert captured first place at the Pitch101 St. John’s event at Memorial University on Friday, capping off two weeks of events for and by entrepreneurial students in the region.
I previously reported on the Pitch101 event at Acadia University…Continue Reading
GetGifted, the Charlottetown-based social media phenomenon, will launch tomorrow in Halifax, the largest city the young company has entered.
Founder and CEO Gillian McCrae said late last week the company has signed up about 40 merchants for the Halifax launch. Anyone in the Halifax area who wants a chance to land free merchandise can sign up on the GetGifted website.
Here’s how it works: GetGifted…Continue Reading
Boston is known as a city that nurtures innovation. Think MIT and Babson College, or Harvard, where Facebook was born, or companies like Genzyme and Boston Scientific. And in this startup mecca, Jordan MacLeod is developing his compan Strue, thanks to the new Canadian Technology Accelerator in Boston.
Charlottetown-based Strue is one of five Canadian companies enrolled at the Canadian accelerator and is planning to launch its…Continue Reading