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Drinkable Water Wins BUILD

  • May 26, 2022
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Startup Data To Be Released June 14

  • May 26, 2022
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3 Volta Cohort Winners Split $75K

  • May 26, 2022

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Drinkable Water Wins BUILD

  • May 26, 2022
  • Peter Moreira

Halifax wellwater testing startup Drinkable Water won the Emera ideaHUB's BUILD demo day Thursday, winning a $3,000 cash prize, while medical device maker Hollo Medical won the People's Choice Award, chosen by audience members.

Drinkable beat out a

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Startup Data To Be Released June 14

  • May 26, 2022
  • Peter Moreira

We’re delighted to announce we’ll launch our 2021 Atlantic Canada Startup Data report at noon on June 14 in a live event at Volta, which will be streamed to people who can’t attend in person.

Our data has become the benchmark for the Atlantic

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3 Volta Cohort Winners Split $75K

  • May 26, 2022
  • Peter Moreira

Three early-stage startups – PragmaClin Research, dependbuild and Easy Platter – were awarded $25,000 each Wednesday evening as winners at the 10th Volta Cohort pitching event.

Ten companies from across Atlantic Canada pitched before a crowd of

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Pressto Raises $1.5M

  • May 24, 2022
  • Avery Mullen

New York- and Halifax-based education technology startup Pressto has raised a $1.5 million round of pre-seed funding led by Halifax’s Tidal Venture Partners, with New York edtech fund Copper Wire Ventures and a handful of angel investors also

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ACOA Funds Five NS Startups

  • May 24, 2022
  • Avery Mullen

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency has announced a raft of funding deals for Nova Scotia companies, including five startups, as part of the federal government's Jobs and Growth Fund, created last summer to buttress the economic recovery after

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Innovacorp Wins CVCA Deal of The Year

  • May 23, 2022
  • Avery Mullen

Nova Scotia venture capital agency Innovacorp has won the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association’s Venture Capital Deal of the Year award for its headline-making $104 million exit from advanced materials startup Meta Material.

A

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CarbonCure Wins SDTC Accolade

  • May 23, 2022
  • Avery Mullen

Dartmouth’s CarbonCure Technologies, which sells carbon sequestration technology for the concrete industry, has won another accolade. This time, it is among 10 companies recognized by federal agency Sustainable Development Technology Canada as

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TrojAI Makes List of Top 100 AI Startups

  • May 19, 2022
  • Peter Moreira

Saint John-based TrojAI, which makes cybersecurity software for artificial intelligence systems, has been recognized as one of the 100 most promising AI startups in the world by New York startup intelligence group CB Insights.

CB Insights this week

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Founders, BAIs Sought for Startupfest

  • May 19, 2022
  • Peter Moreira

Several startup organizations have come together to generate a major Atlantic Canadian presence at Startupfest in Montreal this summer and are branding the initiative Startup Atlantic.

In particular, the organizers are hoping business accelerators

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PLATO Raises $2M, Working on $10M

  • May 18, 2022
  • Avery Mullen

Fredericton’s PLATO Testing, an Indigenous information technology services and training company, has raised $2 million from Vancouver-based Raven Indigenous Capital Partners and plans to roughly double its staff over the next year.

The deal is a

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TechImpact Spearheads Employment Push for Ukrainians

  • May 18, 2022
  • Avery Mullen

TechImpact, a New Brunswick industry group for information technology, is at the forefront of a private sector movement in the province to help resettle and employ knowledge workers displaced by the war in Ukraine.

The organization has created a

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Ocean Supercluster Funds Indigenous Careers Program

  • May 17, 2022
  • Avery Mullen

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster said Tuesday it will spend $750,000 on a program to help Indigenous people transition to careers in the ocean economy, topped off with another $250,000 from the Vancouver-based Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine

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