Paper Chasin | Jul 29/20

This article was written by Michael Bochoff, Marketing & Communications Specialist at Innovacorp.

When the global pandemic reached a fever pitch near the end of March, Halifax-based software company Nxtgen...

Paper Chasin | Jun 18/20

This article was written by Michael Bochoff, Marketing & Communications Assistant at Innovacorp.

Sparrow Acoustics is developing a system that allows any health professional to rapidly...

Paper Chasin | May 6/20

This article was written by Michael Bochoff, Marketing & Communications Assistant at Innovacorp.

In the midst of COVID-19, innovators and manufacturers are pivoting to masks and hand...

Paper Chasin | Apr 22/20

This article was written by Michael Bochoff, Marketing & Communications Assistant at Innovacorp.

As COVID-19 pulls the rug out from under so many start-ups around the world, Matt Zimola, CEO and co-founder of...

Paper Chasin | Feb 7/20

This article was written by Michael Bochoff, Marketing & Communications Assistant at Innovacorp.

Stuart Boyd, CEO of Invisible Agents, may be a fresh face on the Nova Scotia start-up scene, but despite what...

Paper Chasin | Jan 24/20

Innovacorp’s Intersect Challenge promotes the intersection of established organizations and entrepreneurship.

Local organizations share a problem they are experiencing, and aspiring entrepreneurs pitch digital solutions for a chance to win $10,000 in cash and other support.

We’re looking for organizations who are experiencing a problem that could be solved by a new, innovative...

Paper Chasin | Dec 20/19

Sumit arrived in Nova Scotia through Innovacorp's Start-Up Visa Program on November 29, 2019. He came to Halifax from Mumbai, a densely populated city on the west coast of India. 

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Paper Chasin | Oct 2/19

Alentic is changing the face of medicine – one pinprick at a time.

Alentic Microscience founder and  CEO Alan Fine is revolutionizing patient care with a pocket-sized medical device that can generate a range of medical test results in a matter of minutes from only a pinprick of blood.

Alan began down this exploratory path in 2009, a serendipitous offshoot of his...

Paper Chasin | May 1/19

Congratulations to one of our portfolio companies – medical device innovator ABK Biomedical – on its recent Series B round.

The C$40-million financing is the largest venture capital round ever in Atlantic Canada. Investors included F-Prime Capital and Varian Medical Systems. The money will be used to further develop ABK’s liver tumour radiation technology. The company is developing...

Paper Chasin | Mar 15/19

We’ve got some pretty legit experts in-house at Innovacorp. For example, take our clean technology investment manager, Michael Dennis (or, “the old…er Michael” as we like to call him).

5 - Number of CEO jobs he’s held (three with private companies, then one publicly traded and one non-profit – for his conscience).

50 - Age he started playing bass guitar so he could...