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Sperri Sales Surge After Award

  • Sep 21, 2021
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CDL Partners With Virginia’s Ocean Visions

  • Sep 21, 2021
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Lab2Market Oceans Launches Year 2

  • Sep 21, 2021

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Sperri Sales Surge After Award

  • Sep 21, 2021
  • Carol Moreira
Halifax-based Novagevity is celebrating a surge in demand for Sperri its organic, plant-based meal replacement drink, and is raising funds to finance staffing, R&D and distribution.
 
The company is about half-way through a Series A round in which
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CDL Partners With Virginia’s Ocean Visions

  • Sep 21, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Startup accelerator Creative Destruction Lab’s oceans stream has joined Virginia-based industry group Ocean Visions to offer training to startups gunning for the Carbon Removal XPRIZE -- a cleantech startup competition with a US$100 million prize,

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Lab2Market Oceans Launches Year 2

  • Sep 21, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

Ocean Startup Project has announced 22 participating teams have been accepted into the second year of the Lab2Market Oceans program, which aims to produce commercial applications for academic research.

Lab2Market Oceans teams comprise researchers

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3D BioFibR Raises $700K

  • Sep 20, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Halifax advanced materials startup 3D BioFibR has raised $700,000 in what it describes as an “oversubscribed follow-on round,” marking the company’s second six-figure raise since its founding last year.

3D BioFibR was incorporated in July, 2020 and

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Appili to Spend US$1M on Covid Drug Trials

  • Sep 20, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Halifax drugmaker Appili Therapeutics has raised US$1 million from FUJIFILM Toyama Chemical Co. to pay for ongoing clinical trials of the Japanese pharma giant’s favipiravir antiviral medication, which the two companies hope will prove useful in

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Union.Dev Bags ACOA, IRAP Funding

  • Sep 19, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Halifax’s Union.Dev is deploying its pension-management software at a 30,000-person union in Ontario and has raised $310,000 of non-dilutive funding from NRC IRAP and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.

The company’s software, dubbed the

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Collaborating to create great companies

  • Sep 19, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

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Two years ago at the University of New Brunswick, a group of faculty, students and alumni began to toss around an idea: could artificial intelligence (AI) help regulators trace the movement of cryptocurrencies and prevent crime? 

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Innovacorp Books $101M on Meta Exit

  • Sep 19, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Innovacorp has cashed in on its investment in Metamaterials Inc., banking a gain of $101 million and making a return of almost 35 times.

Nova Scotia’s provincial venture capital Crown corporation invested a total of $3.1 million in 2015 and 2017 in

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Trip Ninja Closes

  • Sep 19, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Executives at Halifax travel scheduling startup Trip Ninja are shuttering the company, citing COVID-19’s protracted effects on the travel industry, as first reported by Huddle.

Founded in 2015 by CEO Andres Collart and Developer Rob Dumont, Trip

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Sparrow Raises $3.25M

  • Sep 16, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

After three years of stealthy research and development, Halifax’s Sparrow Biologic has raised $3.25 million in a pre-Series A funding round led by family offices Killick Capital and Klister Credit Corp., as it prepares to seek regulatory approval

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CacheFlo Bags Chamber of Commerce Deal

  • Sep 16, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

Halifax fintech startup CacheFlo has inked a distribution agreement with the Halifax Chamber of Commerce in a move CEO Stephanie Holmes-Winton expects to pave the way for similar deals with other chambers.

In an interview, Holmes-Winton said

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We’ve Reached a New Plateau in Funding

  • Sep 16, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

I presented our most recent startup data to a group of policymakers on Thursday, and the conclusion of the presentation demonstrated perfectly the theme of Entrevestor Live.

Entrevestor Live is a three-hour virtual conference we’re hosting on Oct.

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