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Atlantic Startups Raised $35M of VC in Q1

  • May 20, 2024
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AVF Announces 32 Participating Companies

  • May 20, 2024
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CoLab Software Raises C$28.6M

  • May 16, 2024
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Atlantic Startups Raised $35M of VC in Q1

The total equals 2021, but is weaker than recent years.

Atlantic startups have posted their weakest first quarter fundraising performance since the depths of the pandemic, according to new data from the Canadian Venture

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AVF Announces 32 Participating Companies

  • May 20, 2024
  • Avery Mullen

The Atlantic Venture Forum, or AVF, has announced 32 showcase companies that will be highlighted at the two-day conference this June.

The AVF will be held June 5 and 6 at the Halifax Convention Centre. Backed by the Atlantic Canada Opportunities

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CoLab Software Raises C$28.6M

  • May 16, 2024
  • Avery Mullen

St. John’s-based CoLab Software has raised a US$21 million, or C$28.6 million, Series B funding round led by New York’s Insight Partners, with plans to use the money for a commercialization push and “big swings” on AI.

The raise comes on the back

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Volta to Host Pitch Competition May 28

  • May 16, 2024
  • Avery Mullen

Halifax startup hub Volta will hold its next quarterly Virtual Pitch Competition May 28.

The competitions offer budding founders the chance to practice giving a three-minute pitch to a panel of judges. Winners are chosen based solely on the quality

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NovaResp Raises $3M

  • May 15, 2024
  • Avery Mullen

NovaResp, the Halifax developer of technology for treating sleep apnea, has raised a $3 million seed extension round that CEO Hamed Hanafi expects to fund the company through completion of its clinical trials.

The deal builds on a $2 million round

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UpBeing Aims for Responsible Alternative to Social Media

  • May 15, 2024
  • Avery Mullen

A Halifax startup is aiming to create an online platform that leverages the positive, community-oriented aspects of social media without relying on manipulative engagement-boosting practices or monetizing users’ personal data.

Chief Executive Sam

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