Digital NS Offers New Sales Program

The need for Atlantic Canadian businesses to increase sales, particularly global sales, is a hot subject. With that in mind, technical industry association Digital Nova Scotia is piloting a sales development program in Halifax for small to medium-sized businesses.

The program aims to help participants focus on issues such as generating cash flow, attracting investment, developing strategic

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Briefs: Sequence, Sentinel, Curbza

EyeRead Changes Name to Squiggle Park

EyeRead, the Halifax startup dedicated to helping children learn to read, has changed its name to Squiggle Park.

A spinout from the Halifax web development company Norex, Squiggle Park uses the camera facing the reader on a laptop or other device to track the eye as the child reads. By tracking the eye, the software can detect where the child is having

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Gone Fishin’

Well, we're not really fishing, but there was a time when that sign used to hang in office windows if people were away. We will be taking our annual summer break next week. We're having a bit of down time and recharging our batteries before a busy autumn. 

We'll be back on Tuesday, Sept. 6, wihch coincidentally will be the fifth anniversary of our launch in 2011. 

Stay well, everyone, and have

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Trevor MacAusland Rejoins Propel ICT

Trevor MacAusland is returning to Propel ICT.

The regional accelerator said Wednesday that MacAusland, who had overseen the organization’s first program, Launch36, has accepted a position as Entrepreneur-in-Residence in Moncton.

“Propel ICT continues to evolve and we identified certain opportunities to enhance our services to our program participants, to our alumni and other stakeholders,” said

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Brownie Points Targets Small Cities

Newfoundland and Labrador may get a chance Thursday to defend its title at the Fierce Founders bootcamp at the Communitech Hub in Kitchener, Ont.

Niki Pryor, the CEO of St. John’s startup Brownie Points, will find out in the afternoon whether she is one of eight entrepreneurs to compete for a total of $100,000 in development money at Fierce Founders, a mentoring program for startups with female

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