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3Q VC Funding Rises on East Coast

  • Nov 26, 2020
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CyberNB Signs Deal with Ukraine

  • Nov 26, 2020
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Job Posting: Venture Manager at CDL

  • Nov 26, 2020

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3Q VC Funding Rises on East Coast

  • Nov 26, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Atlantic Canadian startups are on track to raise more than $100 million in equity financing this year now that the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association said the region attracted $79 million in venture capital in the first three

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CyberNB Signs Deal with Ukraine

  • Nov 26, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

CyberNB, the New Brunswick group that promotes cybersecurity, has signed a multi-year agreement with Ukraine, which will help its partners bid for work in the country.

CyberNB is a non-profit that coordinates industry, government, and academia to

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Job Posting: Venture Manager at CDL

  • Nov 26, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Our Job of the Week column today features an opening for a Venture Manager at the Creative Destruction Lab Atlantic in Halifax, and the deadline to apply is end-of-day Monday.

The CDL Atlantic, housed at the Rowe School of Business at Dalhousie

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Five Winners at Volta Cohort

  • Nov 26, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Five early-stage startups -- three of them from outside Nova Scotia -- received $25,000 each in equity funding from the Volta Cohort Pitch Event on Wednesday.

This marks the seventh time that Volta Cohort has staged a pitching event to provide seed

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Big Tech Boosts CarbonCure

  • Nov 25, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

CarbonCure Technologies believes it can accelerate its plans to reduce carbon in the atmosphere because of an unexpected entrant this year into the fight against climate change – Big Tech.

The world’s biggest technology companies in 2020 launched

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Ocean Supercluster Unveils Youth Program

  • Nov 25, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced Wednesday a new program to help young people across the country to find employment and pursue careers in the ocean economy.

The total cost of the new program, called the Blue Futures Pathways Project, is $2.4

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Improving Healthcare with an ‘Anti-freeze Protein’

  • Nov 24, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

A group of Dalhousie University scientists is working with an Ohio biotech company on using a molecule found in Arctic fish to prolong the life of human cells.

The company, Marietta, Ohio-based ProtoKinetix, has isolated and patented a molecule it

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Appili Begins Phase 3 Trials

  • Nov 24, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Health Canada has approved Appili Therapeutics’ application to begin Phase 3 trials for tablets that should help prevent COVID-19 in people exposed to the disease.

The Halifax-based drug discovery company issued a statement Tuesday saying it had

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ACOA Backs Maritime Gourmet Mushrooms

  • Nov 24, 2020
  • Carol Moreira

Maritime Gourmet Mushrooms of Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, has received a $200,000 loan from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency to meet the growing demand for its exotic varieties of mushrooms.

The company was established in 2014 and began

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The Rounds Fights Pancreatic Cancer

  • Nov 23, 2020
  • Carol Moreira

Halifax-based The Rounds, a closed social network for Canadian physicians, has launched its Learn, Share and Give campaign, which will donate up to $5,000 towards the fight against pancreatic cancer.

The company said about 5,500 Canadians are

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CARIS Leads Ocean Map Project

  • Nov 22, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Teledyne CARIS, the Fredericton specialist in underwater mapping, will lead a new project funded by Canada’s Ocean Supercluster to develop cloud-based software to be used in mapping the ocean floor.

The Ocean Supercluster announced the $2.1 million

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Startup Data Presentation for NB

  • Nov 22, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

On Friday, Entrevestor and Ignite Fredericton will team up to broadcast a virtual presentation of our  2019 Startup Data analysis with a special focus on New Brunswick -- two days after our Newfoundland and Labrador presentation.  

Every autumn, I

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