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  • Oct 20, 2020
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  • Oct 19, 2020
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Spark Awards $375K to 11 Teams

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Haight Books On Sale in NS

  • Oct 20, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

As many of our readers know, I have a side hustle writing crime novels. A few of you have asked how or where to order the new editions of my books THE HAIGHT or A HITMAN ON HAIGHT STREET, which come out in paperback and digital formats on Nov. 10.

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Bounce Health Launches Next Phase

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Bounce Health Innovation, the organization supporting medtech companies in Newfoundland and Labrador, is enhancing its operations with a new full-time director and three years of funding.

The organization unveiled “Bounce 2.0” last week, in which

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Spark Awards $375K to 11 Teams

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Eleven teams of entrepreneurs have been awarded a total of $375,000 in the Spark Nova Scotia program, which aims to develop startups in Nova Scotia outside of metro Halifax.

The cash prizes – ranging between $15,000 and $50,000 – were distributed

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Navigate Creates Software Studio

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • Carol Moreira

Sydney-based Navigate Startup House has teamed up with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour & Advanced Education to create work experience for a team of junior software developers in Cape Breton.

The team is developing innovative business ideas at

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3D BioFibR Raises $550K Round

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Halifax-based 3D BioFibR Inc., only formed in July, has closed a $550,000 funding round that will launch its mission to produce commercial quantities of nature’s “strongest, lightest and toughest” materials.

The equity round – believed to be the

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Innovacorp Accelerates Deals in Last 6 Months

  • Oct 18, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Taking issue with the notion that Atlantic Canadian startups face a major funding problem, Andrew Ray says the companies in the Innovacorp portfolio have raised $71 million in the last six months alone.

Innovacorp, the Nova Scotia government’s

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Innovacorp 2019-20 Funding Down 60%

  • Oct 18, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Innovacorp, the Nova Scotia government’s early-stage venture capital agency, invested a total $2.5 million in 19 companies in 2019-20, a drop in dollar terms of 60 percent from the previous fiscal year.

The provincial Crown corporation, whose

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Sonrai Closes US$20M VC Round

  • Oct 15, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Cloud security company Sonrai Security has closed a US$20 million (C$26.4 million) venture capital round led by Menlo Ventures of Silicon Valley, the largest fully disclosed VC deal in Atlantic Canada this year.

The round also drew the backing of

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Innovation Week Coming to NL

  • Oct 15, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology and Innovation will hold its annual Innovation Week starting Monday, with a special focus on resiliency and adaptability.

NATI and its partners usually stage Innovation Week each spring with a

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Innovacorp Names 9 Sprint Winners

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Innovacorp has named nine winners for its fall Sprint competition, each of whom will receive $25,000 in prize money and mentoring.

The Nova Scotia government’s venture capital agency said Wednesday it selected the nine startups after receiving and

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Bright Lands SMU Student Group

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Halifax-based Bright (formerly known as Cribcut) has signed up the Saint Mary's University Students' Association as a customer for its online well-being platform, the Bright Pass.

Cribcut was best known for helping hair stylists go out to people’s

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Welcome to our Redesigned Website

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Welcome to the new-and-improved Entrevestor.com.

We hope this redesign is more than just a new look for our site. It actually is intended to reflect how our business has evolved by emphasizing the range of information on our site. That’s why our

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