The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), in collaboration with Innovacorp, is presenting Nova Scotia companies the chance to meet two expert advisors who can explain how to grow their company and seek US-based venture capital funding. Both advisors support the Trade Commissioner’s (TCS) Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) program.
Christopher Googoo is a proud member of the We’koqma’q First Nation, living in Millbrook with his wife and three children. Since joining Ulnooweg Development Group in 2000, he has helped hundreds of Aboriginal entrepreneurs secure loans and access business services. Chris also co-led the development of the Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Economic Development Strategy and played a key role in bringing the CanCode initiative to Mi’kmaq communities across Nova Scotia.
The Cape Breton Partnership, in collaboration with Innovacorp, would like to invite you to attend an information session on the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) and learn how your organization can benefit from it.
The AIP is an innovative program – part of the federal government’s Atlantic Growth Strategy – that was developed to help businesses fill labour gaps and grow. It is for employers in any sector who are trying to overcome challenges that are hindering sustainability and/or growth opportunities. Some of those challenges include:
Appili Therapeutics Inc. (the “Company” or “Appili”), a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing anti-infective drugs, announced today it raised an additional $4,339,000 in an oversubscribed private placement financing, bringing the total equity raised since its seed round in March 2016 to $11,816,000. In addition, Appili is also pleased to be receiving a $500,000 repayable contribution from the Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s (ACOA) Business Development Program.
QRA Corp, an emerging design verification technology firm, announced today that software delivery of its requirements analysis technology to the Canadian Department of National Defence is complete. The tools delivered are advanced versions of the commercially available QVscribe for Word and QVscribe for Excel.
Four Nova Scotia clean technology start-ups are getting a boost towards investment readiness through Innovacorp’s CleanTech Development Program.
Supported by the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, the program offers participants up to $50,000 in non-dilutive, non-repayable funding to address key technical and business milestones.
The companies chosen to participate in Innovacorp’s 2017-2018 CleanTech Development Program are:
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Appili Therapeutics Inc. (Appili), a biopharmaceutical company focused on anti-infective drug development and commercialization, today announced that Halifax Chamber of Commerce presented Appili with the 2018 New Business of the Year award.
The announcement was made during a ceremony at the Halifax Business Awards gala event on Thursday, January 25, 2018, held at the Halifax Convention Centre. Kevin Sullivan, Appili’s CEO, accepted the award on behalf of the company.
Instead of having one speaker for the month of December, we decided to open the stage to you. We want to update our podcast favourites list and we're asking for your help. Join us for some pizza and beer and share your favourite podcast with the group. Give us a little background about the podcast and why you love it!
We hope to see you December 7, at the Navigate Start-up House event space.
Thursday, December 7, 2017
5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
103 - 37 Nepean Street
Sydney, Nova Scotia
After falling in love with Cape Breton, Jeremy White bought a farm outside of Nyanza online - without viewing it - and Big Spruce Brewing was born. Little did Jeremy know that his small brewery would skyrocket into such quick success, becoming a prominent brew in the Nova Scotia craft beer scene.
Big Spruce Brewing is unique in that they only brew unfiltered, unpasteurized beer using certified organic hops.The organic beers are sold in refillable 1.80 liter growler bottles at the brewery or in cans at NSLC.