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  • Oct 25, 2020
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Navigate Creates Software Studio

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • Carol Moreira

Sydney-based Navigate Startup House has teamed up with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour & Advanced Education to create work experience for a team of junior software developers in Cape Breton.

The team is developing innovative business ideas at

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3D BioFibR Raises $550K Round

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Halifax-based 3D BioFibR Inc., only formed in July, has closed a $550,000 funding round that will launch its mission to produce commercial quantities of nature’s “strongest, lightest and toughest” materials.

The equity round – believed to be the

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Innovacorp Accelerates Deals in Last 6 Months

  • Oct 18, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Taking issue with the notion that Atlantic Canadian startups face a major funding problem, Andrew Ray says the companies in the Innovacorp portfolio have raised $71 million in the last six months alone.

Innovacorp, the Nova Scotia government’s

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Innovacorp 2019-20 Funding Down 60%

  • Oct 18, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Innovacorp, the Nova Scotia government’s early-stage venture capital agency, invested a total $2.5 million in 19 companies in 2019-20, a drop in dollar terms of 60 percent from the previous fiscal year.

The provincial Crown corporation, whose

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Sonrai Closes US$20M VC Round

  • Oct 15, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Cloud security company Sonrai Security has closed a US$20 million (C$26.4 million) venture capital round led by Menlo Ventures of Silicon Valley, the largest fully disclosed VC deal in Atlantic Canada this year.

The round also drew the backing of

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Innovation Week Coming to NL

  • Oct 15, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology and Innovation will hold its annual Innovation Week starting Monday, with a special focus on resiliency and adaptability.

NATI and its partners usually stage Innovation Week each spring with a

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Innovacorp Names 9 Sprint Winners

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Innovacorp has named nine winners for its fall Sprint competition, each of whom will receive $25,000 in prize money and mentoring.

The Nova Scotia government’s venture capital agency said Wednesday it selected the nine startups after receiving and

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Welcome to our Redesigned Website

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Welcome to the new-and-improved Entrevestor.com.

We hope this redesign is more than just a new look for our site. It actually is intended to reflect how our business has evolved by emphasizing the range of information on our site. That’s why our

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Corps, Non-Profits Invited to Connect

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • Carol Moreira

A digital event focusing on creating impactful partnerships between corporations and non-profit organizations is being offered by Venture 2 Impact, a Halifax-based group that facilitates skill-based volunteering for global tech companies.

The event

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Marketswell Accepts 10 Members

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

Marketswell Solutions has accepted twice as many companies as expected into its first CMO Accelerator Program due to strong demand.

The program launched by David Alston, one of the most experienced marketing execs in the region, had expected to

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Island Capital Eyes Fund 2

  • Oct 12, 2020
  • Peter Moreira

With 10 portfolio companies backed by its $4.25 million first fund, Island Capital Partners is preparing to raise a larger second fund next year.

The Charlottetown-based group was formed in 2017 by a group of Islanders with deep backgrounds in

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Tranquility Studies Caregiver Mental Health

  • Oct 12, 2020
  • Carol Moreira

Halifax-based Tranquility Online, a web-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (iCBT) program, has partnered with Maritime researchers and government to investigate how the pandemic is impacting the mental health of caregivers.

The research will look

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