Innovacorp today, Mar. 9, announced Dan MacDonald is leaving his role as the organization’s president and CEO to pursue an opportunity in the private sector. The interim leader will be Stephen Hartlen, vice president with Innovacorp.
On February 9, 2010, more than 250 Nova Scotians celebrated innovation and entrepreneurship in the province at the World Trade and Convention Centre in downtown Halifax. That evening, Innovacorp announced Tether as the provincial winner of the I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition, and celebrated the 1st and 2nd place award winners from the competition's five provincial zones. Check out the evening's sights and sounds.
Tether from Halifax was awarded a $100,000 seed investment from Innovacorp to build on its early business success.
Innovacorp announced Tether as the provincial winner of the I-3 Technology Start-Up competition, today, Feb. 9, at an event that marks the end of the five-month competition. (CLICK HERE FOR SIGHTS AND SOUNDS from the I-3 awards event.)
Innovascreen announces today an agreement with Saint Mary’s University to option the rights to a library of novel dacarbazine analogs, a promising class of alkylating agents similar to temozolomide, a first line therapy for an aggressive type of brain tumour known as glioblastoma. The option provides Innovascreen the rights to screen the library for lead compounds and conduct preclinical validation studies to determine safety and efficacy.
The following 10 companies are award winners in Innovacorp's I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition:
Zone 1: Pictou, Cumberland, Colchester, Antigonish and Guysborough counties
An innovative competition to identify and support high potential Nova Scotia knowledge-based businesses.
Celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship in Nova Scotia!
Join Premier Darrell Dexter, Innovacorp and our partners for a fast-paced and upbeat evening. We’ll announce the provincial winner of the I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition, awarding a $100,000 seed investment from Innovacorp. We’ll also recognize the 1st and 2nd place award winners from the five provincial zones. (Plus, we’ll rock out to Mike Cowie and the Big Night Out Band!)
This fall, Innovacorp's Dan MacDonald was interviewed for an article on Nova Scotia's tech sector. The article was published by IDCCanada.
Nova Scotia's Tech Sector's Got Talent...But Has Anyone Noticed?
By: Krista Napier
SimplyCast, a leading provider of email marketing, event management and online surveys for small businesses, announced today it has completed a round of equity financing in excess of $1 million in Series A funding to further develop and market its email marketing platform.
Innovacorp today announced the finalists in the I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition.
In each of the five geographic zones, three finalists will compete for first and second place award packages, worth $100,000 and $40,000 respectively, made up of cash and in-kind business building services. The companies will pitch their start-up business plans to the I-3 judging panels in mid January.