After Joseph Gracie experienced virtual reality while working in Korea, he couldn’t shake the feeling that it was something he wanted to bring home to Cape Breton. Teaming up with his childhood friend, Joshua Boutilier, Cape Breton's first virtual reality (VR) experience was born!
Join us Thursday evening to meet and celebrate the winners of Spark Cape Breton's most recent cohort. This was a big year for Spark as it was the first time that the competition was run province-wide, with four zones, Spark West, Spark North, Spark Halifax and Spark Cape Breton. Innovacorp received 23 submissions in Spark Cape Breton. The Spark competition is looking for the best early-stage technology companies in Nova Scotia.
Get Sauced! with Keven Taylor, founder and owner of Island Sauce Company, at our next TecSocial on February 1, 2018. Keven is a Cape Bretoner born and raised and feels passionate about community involvement and growing success stories right here in Cape Breton.
TecSocial is a monthly meeting for those with an interest in technology and entrepreneurship. The topics feature a variety of entrepreneurs and subject matter experts. TecSocial brings together entrepreneurs from across Cape Breton, Innovacorp clients, business professionals, industry representatives and students. All our events are live streamed on YouTube here.
Artemis Optical, leaders in the design and manufacture of bespoke optical thin film coatings, has signed a three-year business development and technology partnership with Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI), a smart materials and photonics company, to develop a hybrid coating for the defence industry.
Two Nova Scotia ocean technology companies are each receiving $50,000 in funding through Innovacorp’s Blue Solutions Start-Up Challenge. The companies will use the money to further develop their technologies.
Early stage technology companies will soon have more access to venture capital.
If you are working with or interested in projects, planning, strategy, organizational development or change management, join us for a two day interactive session on project management. Training will focus on industry best practices and the tools and techniques recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
This training is not just for budding project managers. Participants will become familiar with the specific project management processes applicable to their current or future projects. This is an interactive course with breakout sessions and written exercise components.
SkySquirrel Technologies Inc. and VineView Imaging, leading providers of aerial imaging and crop diagnostics for vineyards, have announced a merger of the two companies. The merger is effective today, and the companies plan to begin integrating operations, customers, global partners and employees immediately.
SkySquirrel, the Canadian-based tech start-up recently closed a $3-million investment round, including a $2-million investment from an Ontario-based private investor and $1-million from Innovacorp, a venture capital organization in Nova Scotia.
Diving into Big Data
By far, the majority of international trade is carried over ships, some sources putting that figure upwards of 90 per cent. Chances are that most of what you have in your home, what you wear, even maybe what you eat, was once on a ship. Port cities like Halifax and Saint John have a huge dependency on their seaport operations for economic well-being. Evidently, it's important that all these goods, and the people and ships that bring them to you, are efficiently tracked.