Paper Chasin | Apr 27/18

The following post is written by Innovacorp marketing & communications specialist Michaela Meltzer Gardner.

Through the Eyes of our Seventh Start-Up Visa Program Company Founder, Gene Sobolev. Gene is the co-founder of Halifax Data Labs and moved to Halifax on March 31, 2018. 

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Paper Chasin | Jan 27/17

It’s not that we don’t think 80’s building trends aren’t still totally gnarly, but we’re giving a refresh to our Technology Innovation Centre.

In addition to sprucing up the main common area...

Paper Chasin | Oct 6/16

Our five inaugural CleanTech Accelerate Program participants are in week three of their training and mentor support from Ecofuel, a Montreal-based clean technology accelerator....

Paper Chasin | Oct 5/16

Resident clients at our incubation facilities are all in when it comes to our relatively new monthly Soap Box events.

We’ve always gathered regularly for coffee and treats around here, but we recently added a twist where clients are asked to take a stand...

Paper Chasin | Sep 21/16

The following blog post is from Greg Phipps, our managing director of venture capital investment here at Innovacorp.

Lately I’ve noticed a number of start-up founders and entrepreneurs in the Canadian ecosystem launch a second and even third company. Not as serial entrepreneurs (consecutive start-ups) —...

Paper Chasin | Jun 30/16

For the past six-plus months, Dawn Umlah made a smooth-as-butter transition from her role as Innovacorp’s IT investment manager to slaying it as our Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR). And now she’s found an opportunity she can’t pass up - and we don’t blame her!

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Paper Chasin | May 23/16

The following blog post is from Greg Phipps, our managing director of investment here at Innovacorp.

After working with more than 20 start-ups as an investor, mentor and board director, I have a good understanding of what works and, perhaps more important, what doesn’t work, in recruitment, care and feeding...

Paper Chasin | May 5/16

The following blog post is from Greg Phipps, our managing director of investment here at Innovacorp.

After the recent merger of InNetwork (one of our investment portfolio companies) with gShift, and an introduction to social entertainment forerunner Diply (all three of which are Canadian, BTW), I began thinking about the promise converging their respective verticals might hold...

Paper Chasin | Apr 15/16

The following a blog post (part two of two) is from Greg Phipps, our managing director of investment here at Innovacorp.

Sustaining the start-up mentality.
It’s one thing to embrace a corporate evolution (or revolution) that leads to the creation of a start-up culture, overcoming the initial “clash of cultures” that sometimes initiates some conflict. It’s...

Paper Chasin | Apr 13/16

The following blog post (part one of two) is from Greg Phipps, our managing director of investment here at Innovacorp. Stay tuned... on Friday, he’ll offer up suggestions to sustain the start-up mentality (update: here's part two). (Yep – just like your...