News & Events

May 22 2014
Event | Posted by Anonymous
CCSBE 2014 Conference: Roadmaps to Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Mark your calendar for an amped-up CCSBE 2014 (May 22-24) – the annual conference for The Canadian Council for Small Business & Entrepreneurship.

Apr 29 2014
Event | Posted by Anonymous
Business Over Breakfast: Success in Sales

Of course you have a fabulous innovative product that addresses a significant market pain. Now there’s just that “small” step of getting it into the hands of paying customers.

Apr 22 2014
News | Posted by dhouse
Hiring Today’s Students: Equals6 Releases 2014 Student Recruitment Report

Equals6 today announced the availability of its 2014 Student Recruitment Report, designed to give employers insight into how to find, recruit and retain today’s students.

“As a company that helps employers connect with top students, we recognized that recruiters need to understand the motivations and expectations of today’s students,” said Andy Osburn, CEO of Equals6, “We conducted this survey to give employers the information they need to more effectively recruit students and recent grads.”

Apr 22 2014
News | Posted by Anonymous
The Rounds Closes $1 Million Seed Capital Fundraising Effort with Funding from Innovacorp

The Rounds, a leader in physician-to-physician collaboration, today announced it has completed a $1 million seed capital fundraising effort.

The fundraising effort closed today with a $250,000 investment from Innovacorp, Nova Scotia’s early stage venture capital organization. The financing will help The Rounds accelerate growth across Canada and drive product development.

Apr 10 2014
Event | Posted by Anonymous
HR Workshop for Start-Ups

This workshop had to be postponed at the last minute. We hope to reschedule it for the near future.

Mar 28 2014
Event | Posted by Anonymous
A Conversation...Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Workshop

Join us on Thursday, April 3, at the Technology Innovation Centre in Dartmouth for a workshop on intellectual property (IP) with Cecile Klein. Cecile is a business development officer with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), the entity responsible for registering patents, trade-marks, copyrights, industrial designs and integrated circuit topographies in Canada.

Mar 28 2014
News | Posted by Anonymous
Nova Scotia Technology Helps Athletes to Up Their Game

Halifax-based Up My Game is enhancing how coaches and athletes capture, review and share video to improve athletic performance. 

With an equity investment from Innovacorp, Nova Scotia's early stage venture capital organization, Up My Game will refine its product and expand into new markets.

Mar 26 2014
Event | Posted by Anonymous
POSTPONED DUE TO LOOMING STORM! Business Over Breakfast: Mentoring - Getting the Most Out of It
NOTE: We’re postponing this event until May. Hoping the snow will have stopped by then.

Many start-ups fail due to a lack of experience or support. A great mentor can provide the expertise, advice and inspiration you need. And mentors stand to garner a lot in return when matched with the right company and person.

Mar 23 2014
News | Posted by Anonymous
Spark Cape Breton Winners Named

Six new technology companies in Cape Breton have been named winners in the inaugural Spark Cape Breton competition.

A total of $200,000 in cash will be awarded to the following ‎companies:

Mar 19 2014
News | Posted by Anonymous
Basalite Bringing Green Concrete to the Emerald City

Seattle may be nicknamed the Emerald City due to its lush forests, but thanks to Basalite Concrete Products, Seattle is about to get even greener.

Basalite announced Friday (March 15, 2014) that it will be expanding its green concrete masonry offerings by installing CarbonCure’s technology in its Dupont, Washington, plant.