Propel Delays Demo Day Until Jan. 23

Propel ICT has postponed its Fredericton Demo Day.

Due to concerns about the weather, the regional ICT accelerator said Friday that the Pints and Pitches event scheduled for Tuesday night will now be held on Jan. 23. You can sign up for the event here.

“We were really looking forward to getting together in Fredericton, but the weather is not on our side,” said a Propel blog, festooned with

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Jobs: CloudKettle, Dash Hudson

Two openings at CloudKettle and a posting from Dash Hudson steal the headline of our Jobs of the Week column today.

Halifax-based Dash Hudson is a software-as-a-service company that developed a platform to help companies optimize their visual marketing strategies. It is looking to fill the role for an Account Executive to work with the sales team in lead generation, sales outreach and progress

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Peace by Chocolate Aims for Top 5

The Hadhad family, operators of Antigonish-based Peace by Chocolate, have got their treats into Sobey’s stores across the Maritimes in time for the holidays. Next year, they intend to expand nationally and into the U.S. All of this comes less than 18 months after the Syrian chocolatiers began operating in Canada.

The Hadhads arrived in Nova Scotia as refugees from Syria and formed Peace by

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Province Raises NBIF Funding 20%

The New Brunswick government is increasing its five-year funding for the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation by about 20 percent in an effort to further boost innovation in the province.

Premier Brian Gallant announced Wednesday that his government would increase funding for the organization by $10 million over five years. The money will be used to expand the foundation’s role in supporting

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Daily Planet Features Chancellor

The Chancellor of the Universe, a game created in Halifax that features machine learning, augmented reality and robotics, has been featured on the Discovery Channel.

Three weeks ago, we featured an article on Brave New World, a Halifax web development company that has added a robotics division to its business. The company is developing a mixed-technology game called Chancellor of the Universe.

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RtTech Software Sells Cipher Product

RtTech Software of Moncton has sold a key product to Bedford, Mass.-based Aspen Technology, providing a capital injection for the company and the growth of two operations in the Moncton area.

Aspen said in a statement Tuesday it purchased RtTech’s Cipher Industrial Internet of Things software and associated assets for an undisclosed price. The buyer will bring on board RtTech CEO Keith Flynn and

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CarbonCure Client List Passes 80

Dartmouth-based CarbonCure Technologies, creator of a process that buries carbon dioxide in concrete, has partnered with St. Louis-based Breckenridge Material Company and Eastern Missouri Concrete to lift its number of concrete-producing partners above 80.

The new partnerships allow the American companies to recycle waste carbon dioxide into concrete to increase its environmental, material, and

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