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Commlet Widens Market for Wearable Bracelet

  • Jan 21, 2021
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Oceantech Program for Young Women

  • Jan 21, 2021
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Plan Promotes Prosperity for African Nova Scotians

  • Jan 20, 2021

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Commlet Widens Market for Wearable Bracelet

  • Jan 21, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

The pandemic has forced many companies to pivot. Commlet Technologies’ app and wearable bracelet were developed to track children on school trips, but now the technology is being refined to improve care for vulnerable adults.

Commlet was formed in

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Oceantech Program for Young Women

  • Jan 21, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

The Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship has partnered with several Nova Scotian groups to create a new program to promote oceantech industries to female high school students.

Exploring Opportunities in Ocean Tech for Young Women is an

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Plan Promotes Prosperity for African Nova Scotians

  • Jan 20, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

In a celebratory Zoom ceremony, a five-year plan to improve the prosperity of African Nova Scotian communities was launched on Wednesday in Halifax.

The African Nova Scotian Road to Economic Prosperity Action Plan aims to boost education,

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Metricsflow Eyes Sales, New Round in 2021

  • Jan 20, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

After raising capital and being accepted into the Salesforce Marketplace in 2020, St. John’s-based Metricsflow is now lining up beta-testers for its cookieless analytics product.

The company in 2020 raised between $400,000 and $450,000 in equity

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Summer Institute Applications Open

  • Jan 20, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

The TME group at University of New Brunswick has opened applications for the 2021 cohort of its Summer Institute, an accelerator that focuses on social impact more than innovation.

Whereas most accelerators teach lean methodology and product

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LeBlanc Named Innovacorp Chair

  • Jan 19, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Innovacorp has named Nicole LeBlanc as its new board chair, selecting an experienced venture capital fund manager who has worked in Atlantic Canada, Toronto and Europe.

The Nova Scotia government’s early-stage venture capital agency announced the

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Dal Renews Partnership with Tesla

  • Jan 19, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Dalhousie University has renewed its research partnership with Tesla and named two scientists as research chairs to deepen the science behind lithium-ion batteries and energy storage.

The Halifax university issued a statement on Monday saying the

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Supercluster Seeks Project Proposals

  • Jan 19, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster has issued a call for proposals for its new Ocean Supercluster Resilience program, which will provide up to $15 million for projects that will benefit the ocean economy.

The supercluster – an Atlantic Canadian-based

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Region’s Startups Kept Hiring in 2020

  • Jan 18, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

In his most recent tally of employment by Atlantic Canadian innovators, Patrick Hankinson of Concrete Ventures has concluded that the region’s high-growth companies have continued to add staff through the pandemic.

He posted a blog last week that

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Cybersecurity Scholarship Program at UNB

  • Jan 18, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity at the University of New Brunswick has unveiled a new program to increase cybersecurity talent, by offering graduate students scholarships and job opportunities.

The Bell Research Intensive Cyber Knowledge

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ACOA Backs Meridian DLT, Nautics

  • Jan 17, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency last week announced loans totalling $664,000 for two Halifax-area companies, Meridian DLT and Nautics Group.

The federal government’s regional development agency issued the loans through the Regional

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Jobs: Startup Zone, Foundation Marketing

  • Jan 17, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Our Jobs of the Week column today showcases an opening for the CEO of Charlottetown’s Startup Zone and a Content Marketing Manager at Foundation Marketing in Halifax.

Foundation is a content marketing agency that collaborates with ambitious B2B

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