Successful entrants must pay $2,000 to enter the program, but they then receive a grant of $22,500 in development capital as well as a place to develop their businesses. They also receive office space in the Start-Up Yard facility in Dartmouth as well as
Velsoft’s product turns written training materials into interactive, industry-compliant eLearning. The company exports to more than 160 countries and includes many global brands among its clients. The company
Projects using DNA tools have been announced by Genome Atlantic, the non-profit corporation that helps Atlantic Canada reap the benefits of genomics technologies.
In the first, L’Étang Ruisseau Bar Ltée, the oyster hatchery seed supplier located in Shippagan, NB, is teaming up with Université Laval scientists, Genome Atlantic and Génome Québec on a $3.8 million project to produce the first
When LaunchDal holds its annual summer Demo Day on Wednesday, it will be the latest chapter of Mary Kilfoil’s seven-year mission to launch more startups from Dalhousie University.
LaunchDal is the organization within Dalhousie that mentors early-stage companies, usually with students from the university and often with technology they’ve developed in their time at the Halifax institution. For the
The National Angel Capital Organization and Invest Atlantic are teaming up this year to present three days of programing in Halifax with sessions on raising various forms of capital.
NACO, the national body for angel investing in Canada, will host NACO Atlantic 2019 on Sept. 16 to 17, and that will bridge into Invest Atlantic’s new Funding Founders conference, which will run from Sept 17 to 18.
Tech veteran Steve Nicolle has been named the CEO of BlueLight Analytics, taking over from J.P. Furey, who is no longer with the company.
Halifax-based BlueLight, whose technology measures the light dentists use to cure resin in fillings, issued a statement Thursday saying Nicolle, who is the Chair of the company’s board, has become the full-time CEO effective immediately. A spokeswoman for the
The federal government has given a grant of $475,685 to Venn Innovation to support its Venn Garage incubator.
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency issued a statement Wednesday announcing the grant, which was made through the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation program. Carolyn Bennett, the federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced the contribution at a reception at
St. John’s-based Sequence Bio has launched its NL Genome Project, which will collect genetic samples from 2,500 Newfoundlanders with the goal of improving the development of new drugs.
The company has spent five years preparing to launch the project, and has just received the green light from the Newfoundland and Labrador Health Research Ethics Authority.
Sequence will now spend eight months
Rimot, a Dartmouth company whose technology monitors remote infrastructure, has closed an equity financing round of $1.2 million, which it will use to help accelerate sales in Canada and the U.S.
Propel has struck partnerships with Leanstack and GrowthX, which will provide curricula to be used in the Atlantic Canadian IT accelerator’s programing.
Leanstack is a business model platform created by Ash Maurya, one of the creators of the lean canvas, and it combines the lean canvas and traction model to make projections of a company’s success rate over three years.
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