Eli Aims to Disrupt 911 Market

Aiming to revolutionize the 911 emergency call market, Halifax-based Eli Technologies is in discussions with three countries and some of the world’s largest companies about the release of its platform in the next nine months.

The company has developed technology that allows emergency responders to pinpoint the origin of a 911 call sent on a cell phone, allowing first responders to know exactly

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Coloursmith Moves into The Labs

Optical technology company Coloursmith Labs has a new home.

On Thursday, the developer of specialized contact lens filters held an opening ceremony for its new headquarters in The Labs at Innovacorp—a facility on the edge of the Dalhousie University campus that provides laboratory space to life science startups.

The opening of the new location comes on the heels of a $600,000 fundraising round

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Jobs: Venture Manager at CDL

Our Job of the Week column today showcases the opening for a Venture Manager at the Creative Destruction Lab-Atlantic in Halifax.

CDL-Atlantic is an accelerator that brings startups from the region and elsewhere together with some of Atlantic Canada’s most successful business people, who act as mentors and investors. It is part of the CDL organization, which began a few years ago at University

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McGuire Aims to Aid Scale-ups

Editor's note: This is the second in a two part series on our interview with Francis McGuire.

Francis McGuire draws an analogy with baseball to describe the Atlantic Canadian startup community, saying a lot of young entrepreneurs have hit singles and now they have to progress toward home plate.

In a wide-ranging interview, the President of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency said the

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