Bringing Tech to Mink Farming

Mathias Nielsen is like a one-man diversity project. Born in Denmark, Nielsen once developed an app in China that gauged the authenticity of expensive alcohol. Now he’s based in St. John’s where he’s launched technology that helps mink farmers better manage their operations.

The Mink Manager technology provides farmers with services such as analytics, reports, medical test tracking and

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Propel ICT’s Build Program Schedule

Propel ICT, the regional accelerator, has released a tentative schedule for the Build Program in its coming cohort.

Build is the program for scaling companies, those with revenues and looking to grow their businesses. The next 12-week program will be held this winter, and applications for the Build and Launch programs are available here and open until Jan. 31. Launch is the program for new

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BlueLight, 3M Form US Partnership

BlueLight Analytics Inc., a Halifax company that helps ensure the proper curing of dental fillings, has partnered with industrial giant 3M Corp. to greatly expand the startup’s sales power in the U.S.

The two companies announced the partnership on Wednesday. Under the terms of the deal, 3M salespeople will offer BlueLight’s flagship product checkMARC, which helps to ensure dentists use their

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Fundica Roadshow in Halifax April 6

The Fundica Roadshow, now in its fifth year, has launched its $1 million pitching competition, and will have a session in Halifax on April 6.

The Halifax pitching event will be held at the Innovacorp Enterprise Centre. You can apply to pitch here.

Presented by Intuit and its partner First Stone Venture Partners, the Fundica Roadshow is a national competition that offers an investment award of $1,000,000 to Canada’s most promising startup.

With 10 stops from Halifax to Victoria, a select group of early-stage innovators will get a chance to pitch their business to a panel of angels, VCs,

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