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Jason Hopper Joins QOMPLEX

  • Apr 08, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

When QOMPLX of Virginia acquired Hyperion Gray of North Carolina last month in a union of cybersecurity companies, it had some impact in Nova Scotia due to remote working.

Hyperion Gray’s Chief Technology Officer was Haligonian Jason Hopper, and he

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Aggregated Family Forest Carbon Offsets Launched

  • Apr 07, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

Sackville-N.B.-based Community Forests International is launching and seeking investors for its aggregated family forest carbon offsets project which allows individual forest landowners to pool their lands and join carbon markets. 

The charity

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Innovators Named to NS Economic Growth Council

  • Apr 07, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

An advisory body with a mandate to grow the post-pandemic economy has been set up by the Nova Scotian government and features some of the province's most influential entrepreneurs and innovators.

The new 10-member council will be headed by Scott

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Sedna Launches Sensor Globe

  • Apr 06, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Dartmouth-based oceantech company Sedna Technologies has released Sensor Globe, a piece of hardware that can gather real-time data on live seafood in tanks, fish farm pens or other environments.

The three-year-old company is dedicated to monitoring

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Farmers’ Truck, Earthli Make Impact Challenge

  • Apr 06, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

Two regional companies have made the top 20 ventures entered into the inaugural Canada-wide Impact Investor Challenge. Run by Vancouver-based Spring Activator, the contest offers the chance to win $100,000 in impact investment.

The Farmers’ Truck,

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Site Says Try It All Without Buying It All

  • Apr 05, 2021
  • Carol Moreira

A new website that allows the renting of personal property such as sports equipment is being launched by young Halifax entrepreneur Zachary Laberge.

Laberge, 15, has raised $70,000 and is taking his site, frenter, through the Propel program, all

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Jobs: Marketing Manager at Velsoft

  • Apr 05, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Our Job of the Week column today features an opening for a Marketing Manager at New Glasgow, NS-based eLearning company Velsoft Training Materials.

Velsoft’s product turns written training materials into interactive, industry-compliant eLearning.

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Sydney’s Verschuren Centre Builds Bio Hub

  • Apr 04, 2021
  • Avery Mullen

At a time when Atlantic Canada in general is attracting innovation-driven companies from other parts of Canada and the wider world, no city has attracted more startups than Sydney, which is establishing a thriving life sciences cluster.

At least

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Ready2Launch Seeks Applicants

  • Apr 04, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Dalhousie University has opened applications for its second Ready2Launch cohort, a summer accelerator for Atlantic Canadian university students and recent graduates.

The three-month program for technology-based ventures will be offered virtually

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Audioptics Secures $1.9M in Funding

  • Apr 01, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

Halifax-based medtech company Audioptics Medical, whose device can see through eardrums to study the middle ear, has closed a $1.9 million investment round led by Innovacorp and the German medical device company Carl Zeiss Meditec AG.

Innovacorp,

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Ocean Startup Challenge Seeks Entries

  • Mar 31, 2021
  • Peter Moreira

The Ocean Startup Project has opened applications for the second cohort of the Ocean Startup Challenge, quadrupling the total prize money to $1.4 million.

The Ocean Startup Project is a pan-regional group dedicated to identifying and nurturing

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Propel CEO’s Letter from the Future

  • Mar 31, 2021
  • Kathryn Lockhart

March 29th, 2024

Dear Three Years Ago:

Looking back on 2020, it became clear early on that COVID would disrupt the global economy and that local impact would be determined by harmony between public health officials and political leadership.

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