Liftoff Is Part of John Swan’s Legacy

Jake Swan started Liftoff Capital to help entrepreneurs link up with investors, peers and mentors, but now he sees it as part of the legacy of his late father, the Saint John tech entrepreneur John Swan.

Jake Swan grew up hearing his father, a serial entrepreneur who was Executive Chairman of the tech consultancy Encore Interactive, say entrepreneurs’ greatest challenges are finding investors

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Securicy Launches Free Platform

Sydney-based Securicy, which helps medium-sized enterprises meet the cybersecurity requirements of larger customers, has launched free tools to help startups protect their data.

The company announced Wednesday that its new platform is now live, and that it can help young companies understand what they need to do to protect themselves from cyber-criminals.

Securicy was formed in 2016 with the

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Densitas Partners with U.S. Beta User

Halifax-based breast imaging analytics company Densitas has announced a collaboration with TeleMammography Specialists of Decatur, Georgia, that will improve the quality of breast screening offered to more than 60,000 women annually.  

TeleMammography Specialists is an international teleradiology services provider and will be the first U.S. beta user for the new densitasquality solution, the

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Propel Adds Six Board Members

Propel, the Atlantic Canadian tech accelerator, has almost doubled the size of its board with the appointment of new directors, drawing from its pool of graduates and the broader business community.

The group said its 14-member board includes members beyond Atlantic Canada and features experts with strong involvement in entrepreneurship and the startup community.

“Over the past year, Propel has

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