Howe Wins by Losing Bet to Martell

In the hope of making his sales targets a reality, young entrepreneur David Howe accepted a bet from his mentor, Dan Martell. Howe lost but furthered his career in ways he couldn’t have imagined.

Howe met Martell, a serial entrepreneur and angel investor he has long admired, early last year when Martell tweeted that he was in Halifax and looking for entrepreneurs to have lunch with.


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Dal’s Collider Opens its Doors

Dalhousie University’s Norman Newman Centre for Entrepreneurship on Thursday launched the Collider, a space on the second floor of the Killam Library to promote entrepreneurship within the university and the entrepreneur community.

The Collider is branded as a “space for the serendipitous collision of ideas.” Though not officially called the Collider until Thursday, the room has been used

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Laforge Builds Farm of the Future

You could say Rock Laforge operates the dairy farm of the future, and that’s why he received the 2015 New Brunswick Bioscience Achievement Award from BioNB.

A fourth-generation farmer from Saint-Andre (50 kilometres southeast of Edmundston), Laforge heads Laforge Bioenvironmental, which powers his farm by burning the gas produced by waste products. The residue is then used as fertilizer. The

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Second ProductCamp Set for Oct. 24

ProductCamp Atlantic, the one-day networking and mentoring session for product managers, will return for a second year on Saturday, Oct. 24.

ProductCamp is a loosely organized get-together in which product managers, marketing professionals and people interested in product management can meet up, find areas of common interest and mentor one another on best practices.

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Ruffolo Sees Startup Group In Months

John Ruffolo is leading an active drive to start an association for growth-stage startups in Canada and expects the body will be up and running in a few months.

After floating the idea online recently, the CEO of OMERS Ventures has identified a core of about 12 companies committed to funding and organizing such an association. He hopes to attract about eight more backers to launch the group

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