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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Don’t Get Nagged! Fill in our Survey

There’s something I hate about this time of the year – even more than shoveling.

I have to pester people about filling in our survey. So this post is a not-so-subtle request to fill our survey in before I start contacting people and asking them directly. I hate doing it, and really appreciate everyone who completes the survey unnagged.

You can find our survey here.

A key component of our

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East Coast SME Optimism Rebounds

The Business Development Bank of Canada is seeing growing optimism among Canada’s small- and medium-sized businesses, with particular strength in the national technology sector and across Atlantic Canada.

The BDC, the business-focused financial institution owned by the federal government, on Monday released its annual survey of 4,000 of those businesses and their intentions for the coming year.

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