Views on Mental Health Must Change

Attitudes and expectations within Atlantic Canada’s innovation community need to change to improve entrepreneurs’ well-being, writes researcher Michael DeVenney in the sixth and final part of his report into entrepreneurship and mental health.

Halifax-based entrepreneur DeVenney began The Mindset Project survey in May 2016. He received 485 replies to his extensive questionnaire, 80 percent of

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Dal LaunchPad Graduates 11 Teams

LaunchDal graduated its summer cohort of entrepreneurs on Wednesday night with pitches from 11 teams that were heavily weighted in hardware and oceans technology.

Almost all the teams Dalhousie University's LaunchPad program are working with or have lined up early adopters, and some have already raised capital from sources other than the university.

Led by entrepreneurship professor Mary

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MetricsFlow Eyes $10K MRR in 2017

With a couple of clients in the bag and some leads in the sales funnel, Isaac Adejuwon has a singular goal for his company Metricsflow to reach by year-end – $10,000 in monthly recurring revenue.

The company began last year and has made rapid progress in developing its tool to help companies convert their content-marketing audience into clients. The five-member team has produced its minimum

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Volta To Triple Maritime Centre Space

In a deal that will triple its capacity, Volta Labs has signed a lease to take out 60,000 square feet of space in the Maritime Centre in Halifax.

The startup house this winter will take over the ground, mezzanine and second floors of the 19-storey office tower on Barrington Street. It has signed a new lease with Slate Office REIT, which owns the building, to establish Volta as a cornerstone of

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ViewPoint Adds Mortgage Brokerage

ViewPoint Realty Services, which produces the key website for real estate data in Nova Scotia, has announced that it will now offer a mortgage brokerage to complement its real estate services.

Founded seven years ago by tech veteran Bill McMullin, ViewPoint quickly became known or its website that featured data gleaned from the Multiple-Listing Service, or MLS, on every property in the province.

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