The following blog post (part one of two) is from Greg Phipps, our managing director of investment here at Innovacorp. Stay tuned... on Friday, he’ll offer up suggestions to sustain the start-up mentality (update: here's part two). (Yep – just like your Master Cleanse weight-loss in 2014 – maintaining it is the hardest part.)
First Angel Network is hosting a free webinar for entrepreneurs on April 20. The webinar will offer an overview of how to become investment ready, and will be beneficial for any founders looking to raise capital or learn more about the equity investment process.
Investment Readiness 101 Webinar
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (ADT)
Appili Therapeutics Inc., an anti-infective pharmaceutical development company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation for ATI-1501, a taste-masked reformulation of metronidazole with the potential to effectively treat Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in children.
What is The Spark Initiative?
The Spark Initiative is a 10-month leadership grant acting as an accelerator for young social entrepreneurs. Grant recipients will have access to financial grants as well as strategic mentorship relationships and other services that will bring their ideas and organizations to the next level. Applicants will be young leaders (35 years-of-age and under) from across Canada.
The Halifax chapter of Ladies Learning Code is hosting Building a Web Store with Shopify and Liquid on April 23.
Skyline was founded in China in 2014 and is now based in Halifax. The company’s technology is an all-in-one enterprise mobile communication and management suite that helps small and medium-sized enterprises become faster, smarter and more efficient.
Hacking Health Halifax is hosting its first café! Hacking Health cafés are informal meet-ups to discuss and debate digital health topics – where people and ideas mingle.
Hacking Health aims to transform healthcare by connecting healthcare professionals with designers, developers, innovators and entrepreneurs to build realistic, human-centric solutions to front-line healthcare problems.
SkySquirrel Technologies is a crop-analytics company that develops drone-based technology for monitoring crop health, with a focus on improving crop yields and reducing costs at commercial vineyards.
Ocean Executive is developing an online trading platform to improve supply-chain efficiency for the seafood industry. Read the August 14, 2014 news release announcing Innovacorp’s seed investment in this promising company and technology.