An Insider's Look at Homegrown Startup Success

Nova Scotia's startup community is booming and today's entrepreneurs have some great examples of homegrown start-up success to look up to! On January 10, Startup Canada, in partnership with Startup Halifax, will bring some of these successful entrepreneurs together. Hear about their ups, downs and lessons learned in this celebration of Nova Scotia's most successful start-ups. Our insiders will present their companies, discuss the issues and problems they overcame, and share their future plans.

Momentum Cape Breton: TecSocial

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

Momentum Cape Breton: Strategy Workshop

Strategy is often thought of as being only of interest to large companies and largely as an academic pursuit.

In this 60-minute session, Permjot Valia will discuss a model of strategy that he's found highly useful in his 20 years of experience in advising start-ups. Permjot advises all start-ups to do a deep dive and think about the lessons that can be drawn from this strategy session before they begin any mentoring program.

The training will focus on:

Densitas’ Machine Learning Software for Breast Health Available On EnvoyAI Platform

DM-Density personalized breast density reporting software will be offered via vendor neutral artificial intelligence distribution platform

Advanced breast imaging analytics provider, Densitas, today announced that it now offers its automated breast density software through EnvoyAI’s scalable distribution platform to facilitate streamlined deployment of its flagship product within hospital networks and clinics. The software, DM-Density, helps radiologists provide tailored, patient-specific follow-up care.

Densitas Rolls Out Machine Learning Innovation for Breast Health Across Canada

Advanced breast imaging analytics provider, Densitas, is deploying its breast density software at clinics and hospitals throughout Canada. The software, DM-Density, helps radiologists provide high-quality personalized follow-up care to women.

“We’re excited to see our innovations provide on-demand information about women’s breast health,” said Mohamed Abdolell, CEO of Densitas. “Radiologists are able to use our technology with existing hospital picture archiving and communication systems to process standard digital mammograms and measure breast density.”

Momentum Cape Breton

Innovacorp’s Momentum initiative helps Cape Breton start-ups grow stronger, faster. It includes an entrepreneur-in-residence, acceleration programs, training opportunities, a makerspace (coming in 2018), mentorship and networking events.

Innovacorp collaborates with Cape Breton Partnership, CBU, Navigate Start-Up House, NSCC, NRC and Propel ICT to ensure Momentum delivers support Cape Breton start-ups need. 

Information about upcoming events, programs and opportunities will be posted here, so check back often! 

Get the Scoop with J Labs

Our friends from J Labs in Toronto will be in town later this month, and are hosting an evening event in Halifax.

Come out and learn more about JLABS & how you can be a part of the ecosystem! After the presentation on Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS, hear a panel discussion on the life science ecosystem in Canada. 

Innovacorp's CEO Malcolm will be acting as moderator for a panel discussion with a representative from J Labs, Mo from Densitas and Kevin from Appili.

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