A Chat with Britain’s Lord Flight

With one eye on the cell phone before him, Lord Flight launched into a promotion of a subject dear to his heart – investment tax credits as a means of encouraging entrepreneurship.

I had come to his home in Westminster to interview him, and he apologized for the distraction. There was a vote in the House of Lords on the Brexit bill, and the Lord was waiting for a summoning message to pop up on

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InspectAR Gets $850K in Funding

St. John’s-based InspectAR Augmented Interfaces Inc., whose technology helps to simplify the production of printed circuit boards, has received an $850,000 investment from two American companies.

The young company, which grew out of the engineering program at Memorial University of Newfoundland, issued a statement saying the company hopes to double its staff this year as it accelerates

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Remsoft Names 2 New Directors

Fredericton-based Remsoft, which uses data analytics to aid forestry companies, has promoted two executives to director positions to upgrade its data and analytics services and its sales team.

The company announced this week that Marie Eve Fillion has been promoted to director of analytics solutions, while Mike Hutchinson has been named director of technical sales.

Remsoft has developed

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Early-Stage Programs Now Open

Now that we’re well into January, there are programs and funding initiatives for entry-level entrepreneurs opening up around the region.

There is an endless parade of budding entrepreneurs who need to test their ideas in early-stage programs and try to assess whether their ideas could produce a marketable product. Others need help with prototyping or protecting intellectual property.

Here are a

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Kula Teams Up with Terminus

Halifax-based Kula Partners, a marketing agency serving business-to-business manufacturers across North America, has become the first manufacturing-focused agency to partner with Terminus, the world’s leading account-based marketing, or ABM, platform.

Led by co-founders Jeff W. White and Carman Pirie, Kula Partners helps B2B manufacturers to craft digital experiences that transform how they

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Please Help Us With Our Survey

Today we are launching our survey to capture data on the Atlantic Canadian startup community in 2019, and we’re asking all founders in the region to take two minutes to complete our 14-question survey.

We know how busy people are, so we have made our survey is brief as possible. Filling in this brief survey creates three benefits.

  1. It helps to produce meaningful metrics for the startup
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PhotoDynamic Closes $2.3M Round

Halifax-based PhotoDynamic, Inc. has closed a $2.3 million round of financing, which will help to finance the launch of its teeth-cleaning product in the autumn of this year.

The company’s CEO Martin Greenwood told Entrevestor a year ago that the company was aiming to raise at least $1.35 million, and it has handily exceeded that figure. More important, one of the lead investors is the American

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Jobs: CloudKettle, Protocase, 45Drives

Our Jobs of the Week column today features several opportunities at such companies as CloudKettle in Halifax and Protocase and its 45 Drives unit in Sydney.

Halifax-based CloudKettle is a consulting company that helps business-to-business SaaS companies – almost all of them in major centres like San Francisco and Toronto -- increase their revenue. It is looking to hire a Vice-President of

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Catalfamo Joins Mariner Board

Saint John-based Mariner Partners Inc. has expanded its board by adding venture capital veteran Joe Catalfamo, who once won a CVCA Deal of the Year award for backing Fredericton-based Radian6.

He will act as an independent director with founding partners and board members Bob Justason, Curtis Howe and Chairman Gerry Pond.

Catalfamo is best known as the managing partner for Summerhill Venture

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