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Harbr Testing New Fintech Product

  • Jun 17, 2021
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Outcast, B4 Reveal Staff Moves

  • Jun 17, 2021
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Survey Shows Support for Indigenous Entrepreneurs

  • Jun 17, 2021

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Harbr Testing New Fintech Product

  • Jun 17, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Harbr, the Halifax-based maker of project management software for the construction industry, is testing a fintech service that CEO Dave Kim says will help address systemic problems with late payments in the sector.

The company’s main offering is a

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Outcast, B4 Reveal Staff Moves

  • Jun 17, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Several high-profile companies and organizations in the Halifax area, including Outcast Foods and b4checkin, have announced changes in senior management in the past few days.

Dartmouth-based Outcast Foods, which makes powdered food products from

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Survey Shows Support for Indigenous Entrepreneurs

  • Jun 17, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

A new national Leger survey sheds light on how Canadians, including Atlantic residents, view the need for healthy Indigenous businesses.

Coinciding with National Indigenous History Month, the survey probes attitudes towards Indigenous businesses in

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Introhive Round Pushes NB to record

  • Jun 16, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Six months into 2021, New Brunswick startups have already blown past their fundraising totals from previous years, with at least $136 million of capital raised.

Most of that money comes from Introhive’s record-breaking C$122 million Series C

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Introhive Announces Largest Funding in NB History

  • Jun 16, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Introhive, the Fredericton- and Miami-based maker of AI sales software, announced Wednesday it has closed a mammoth US$100 million ($122 million) Series C funding round -- the largest equity investment deal in New Brunswick history.

The round was

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Entrevestor Data Report to Launch June 25

  • Jun 16, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

We’re delighted to announce that we’ll launch our 2020 Atlantic Canada Startup Data report on June 25 at 12:00 noon AST with a virtual lunch-and-learn session hosted by Volta, via Zoom.

Entrevestor’s data has become the benchmark for the Atlantic

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GSTS Launches OCIANA, Preps for New Round

  • Jun 15, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

After two years of development, Dartmouth-based Global Spatial Technology Systems, or GSTS, is commercially launching its cloud software for analyzing and predicting the movements of ships.

The software, OCIANA, aggregates satellite data, weather

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Millennia Tea Signs with Whole Foods

  • Jun 15, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Millennia Tea, the Saint John maker of frozen tea products, has inked a national distribution deal with U.S. health food giant Whole Foods.

The company sells edible, frozen tea in three forms: loose-leaf, chopped and cubed. CEO Tracy Bell said in a

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Food for Thought Eyes $1M Raise

  • Jun 14, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

Growing out of the crisis of the pandemic, Halifax-based Food for Thought Software Solutions, a company that provides stigma-free school meals to kids in need, is preparing to raise funds to boost growth both nationally and internationally.

Started

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Upfront Inks Whole Foods Deal

  • Jun 14, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Upfront Cosmetics, the Nackawic, NB-based maker of eco-friendly baby shampoo, now sells its soap in close to 275 stores and has inked a 14-store deal with health food giant Whole Foods.

Launched in 2019 by Founder Alicia Sharp, Upfront was inspired

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Sona Nano Ends COVID Trials

  • Jun 13, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Sona Nanotech shares fell 68 percent on Friday after the Halifax life sciences company announced it had ended the clinical trials of its saliva-based rapid test for COVID-19 due to disappointing results.

The company had been conducting trials at

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Bluenotes: BlueSwell, PORT Launched

  • Jun 13, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Boston-based oceans accelerator SeaAhead and the New England Aquarium have announced the launch of the BlueSwell Incubator Program, New England’s first early-stage bluetech incubator.

BlueSwell is designed to support the creation and growth of

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