Volta Cohort Seeks Applicants

Volta is looking for early-stage startups to pitch at the next Volta Cohort event, which will give as many as five teams pre-seed funding of up to $25,000.

The Halifax-based statrup hub began the Volta Cohort two years ago to provide an initial funding boost for early-stage companies, so they have some capital to develop a product and get off the ground. Since then, the program has awarded a

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Job of the Week: Dash Hudson

Our Job of the Week column today showcases an opening at Dash Hudson in Halifax for a Product Marketing Manager.

Dash Hudson is a visual marketing Software-as-a-Service company that helps its clients increase engagement on their social media. Its software, called Vision, is a one-stop spot for clients to manage, source and engage with the traffic of their photos and videos.

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IMV Phase 2 Trial Results Coming

IMV Inc., the Dartmouth company developing a delivery platform for immunotherapy drugs, is entering a critical phase of its 16-year history as it will soon learn the results of key Phase 2 clinical trials.

The company is conducting a range of Phase 2 trials for its flagship drug candidate DPX-Survivac, including tests in partnership with the multi-national pharma company Merck & Co. The results

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Hanatech Aims for $50M in Sales

Aiming to bring advanced data analytics to farmers, Hanatech IoT has publicly stated the ambitious goal of producing annual revenues of $50 million within five years.

The Bedford-based company says it has developed an Internet of Things, or IoT, solution that takes readings from sensors and uses proprietary algorithms to instantly produce data on a single platform. Though the

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Renk Buys Stake in Modest Tree

Modest Tree, a Halifax company that makes easy-to-create online training solutions, has received a strategic investment from Augsburg, Germany-based Renk, a member of the Volkswagen group.

The companies announced the investment in a statement last month, though they did not give the details of the transaction. They said Renk has been a client of Modest Tree for some time, and the two companies

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