Ocean Connector: Beers & Blockchain

Beers and Blockchain: Crossing borders, organizations & modes of transportation: How blockchain will manage and track the paper trail of millions of shipping containers across the world.

Ocean freight accounts for 90% of goods in global trade. But transport remains highly dependent on a flood of paper that is never digitized. One shipment can require sign off from 30 unique organizations and up to 200 communications. The entire process can take more than one month. Imagine if the same process were digitized and using blockchain technology... 

Halifax Start-Up Making Waves in Facial Recognition

RetailDeep, the Halifax startup that used to be known as Skyline, is currently in the running for some big prizes and was shortlisted to the Top 20 at the XRC Labs innovation accelerator in New York City.

XRC runs two cohorts annually and RetailDeep will travel to the Big Apple next week to participate in the final round of the application process, which had more than 500 applicants. The applicants will be whittled down to five.

If accepted, RetailDeep will win US$100,000 and spend 12 weeks working out of XRC office space in Manhattan.

Spring Loaded Technology Poised for Continued Growth After Receiving ACOA Investment and Launching Enhanced Solution for Millions Fighting Osteoarthritis

Spring Loaded Technology announced today an enhanced solution for the 14 million people in North America living with knee osteoarthritis through their latest product development efforts.

Bereda Training

Bereda is building a planning software for endurance sports so that every athlete can get access to expert instruction and navigate real life. Unique schedules, unexpected changes, handled faster with Bereda’s top-down framework. 

VR Day at Innovacorp

Mixing virtual reality and medicine sounds like a recipe for creative thinking.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear both the virtual reality and medical communities come together to share stories and explore opportunities. Electric Puppets is collaborating with the Halifax Animation Festival to bring VR Day to Innovacorp!

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