India’s Space O Sets Up in PEI

When Space O Technologies moved into Launchpad PEI in Charlottetown last fall, it became one of the biggest startups in the region in terms of total headcount.

There’s some irony, then, that the greatest challenge founder and CEO Rakesh Patel faces is finding the right staff for his P.E.I. operation.

Space O is an eight-year-old mobile app development company that Patel founded in Ahmedebad in

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NS Contributes $11M to SMU Facility

The Province of Nova Scotia will contribute about $11 million to a new facility for entrepreneurship and innovation at St. Mary’s University.

On Thursday, the provincial government made the announcement as part of a $244 million wave of funding that came from a one-time windfall from offshore oil revenue. While most of the media attention was dedicated to funding for rural internet, the spending

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Picomole Is Back, Conducting Tests

After a few years of dormancy, Moncton-based medical technology company Picomole is once again in operation and developing its breathalyzer device that detects early signs of cancer.

In partnering with the New Brunswick health authority Horizon Health Network, Picomole will test its device in a study, involving 100 lung-cancer patients and 100 controls, to further develop the core screening

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Jobs of the Week: HeyOrca,Envenio

In our Jobs of the Week column today, we’re highlighting openings with HeyOrca in St. John’s and Envenio in Fredericton.

HeyOrca is a Newfoundland Software-as-a-Service startup that built a social media planner specifically for marketing agencies. It’s hiring a Sales Development Representative via its New Grad Program.

Envenio, also a SaaS company, developed a program that lets basic computers

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