What’s Happening and What’s To Come in #Startupeast

I’ve spent a lot of time this week talking to support organizations and founders about the Covid-19 crisis – about what’s happening on the ground, how we are responding, and what should happen next.

It’s difficult to see through the fog right now, but the main message is that some companies are thriving, and there is an all-out offensive on the mentoring front despite physical distancing and

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PEI Startups Respond to Covid-19

We’ve been inundated in the past few days with press releases about what Atlantic Canadian startups are doing to provide products and services to help with the Covid-19 crisis.

Consider Prince Edward Island. We’ve heard from individual companies, Startup Zone and the PEI BioAlliance about what’s being done on the Island to meet needs, solve pain or just plain help out. There’s a lot of

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Side Door Refocuses on Online Shows

Halifax-based Side Door, an online platform that matches musical artists to small, intimate physical venues, is getting around the pandemic by offering online concerts and raising money for charity.

Last Saturday, Side Door Co-Founder and award-winning musician Dan Mangan performed a virtual show from his basement in Vancouver. Attendees bought a $6 ticket for a Zoom Video Communications link

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Covid19 Sparks The Rounds’ Growth

As the Covid-19 crisis has deepened, a growing number of physicians and healthcare professionals have been signing up to The Rounds and its sister platform QID to exchange information on the growing challenge of treating patients.

Based in Halifax, The Rounds (whose corporate name is Boondoc Technologies Inc.) is a closed social network for Canadian doctors, a place where they can discuss

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