Donovan Wins EY’s Canadian Award

Michael Donovan, Executive Chairman of Halifax- and Toronto-based DHX Media Ltd., has been named Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year by the global consultancy EY.

EY said in a statement that Donovan, who heads a global film and television company specializing in children's entertainment, was chosen as the Canadian winner for his industry foresight and relentless belief in the demand for

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Probing our Behaviour Around Money

A Nova Scotian who focuses on making individuals aware of their behaviour around money has received a boost after being recognized by a group that works to promote female entrepreneurs.

The SheEO movement’s Radical Generosity initiative helps finance and support women-led ventures in Canada.

Stephanie Holmes-Winton, CEO of Dartmouth company The Money Finder, has been named a national

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Equals6 Founders Sell SecureReset

Atlanta’s Courion, which helps identify users online, has paid an undisclosed price to buy Halifax’s SecureReset, which has developed two products for simplifying user passwords and authentication.

SecureReset was owned by the entrepreneurial duo of CEO Andy Osburn and chief technical officer Mark Boyle, better known as the founders of Equals6, a career-focused social network for students.

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A Case for Founder Thought Leadership

Whether you’re seeking funding or looking for customers, founder thought leadership is often an untapped tactic for growing your startup. Here’s how to get started painlessly.

Marketing yourself as an authority (or better yet, an influencer) using thought leadership helps grow your startup — whether that’s getting funding, customers, press coverage, talent, or strategic partnerships.

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Volta Searching for CEO

Volta, the Halifax startup hub, is looking for a new Chief Executive Officer.

Jevon MacDonald, the founder and board member of the facility, said this week that Volta is searching for someone who can oversee the daily operations of the organization and work with the board on determining strategy.

For more than a year, the two-year-old organization has been headed by Melody Pardoe, who is

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