Research Offers Golden Opportunity for Smarter Mining

The Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Trust (NSRIT) is helping a Saint Mary’s University professor to improve the way gold exploration is carried out in Nova Scotia.

With a growing number of companies showing interest in the province’s historic mining districts, geology professor Jacob Hanley believes new exploration models using microscope-based instrumentation can help pinpoint ore deposits more accurately.

“We can assess mineral resource potential within hidden terrain that can change the approach to routine exploration,” said Mr. Hanley.

aioTV Selected by UNE to Deliver Unified OTT/ Multi-channel Video Experience over Existing Infrastructure

aioTV, a global provider of OTT middleware, announced UNE EPM Telecomunicaciones S.A., a major telecom operator in Colombia with over 2 million customers will utilize the aioTV platform to combine IP and OTT video with traditional multi-channel content into a single customer experience across devices without replacing the set-top-boxes already in the customer’s home.

Gaming Company to Create 26 Jobs in Moncton

Karma Gaming International will create up to 26 full-time positions over the next three years at its new development studio in Moncton.

“Creating jobs that will provide opportunities for talented New Brunswickers to work here at home is the foundation of our plan to grow our communities,” said Premier David Alward. “The subsector of gaming development, testing and compliance is developing into a niche industry in the Greater Moncton area, and Karma Gaming will be an excellent addition to this growing cluster."

SimplyCast Partners with Saint Mary's Executive and Professional Development to Launch Leadership Training Course, a global leader in multi-channel marketing Platform-as-a-Service solutions, today announced that the company has partnered with Saint Mary's University Executive and Professional Development in order to offer company staff a professional business course which will help train them for leadership and management roles, while increasing their knowledge of communication challenges and solutions.

Early Stage Clean Technology Companies Get Boost

Innovacorp’s new CleanTech Pre-Investment (CPI) pilot program offers funding to help companies move closer to being investment ready. Total funding for the program is $400,000, with a maximum of $50,000 available to each company. Funds are non-repayable and non-dilutive, and are to be used to address investment-readiness gaps.

If you have a high potential clean technology start-up approaching investment readiness, perhaps we can help. GET THE DETAILS.

Hiring Today’s Students: Equals6 Releases 2014 Student Recruitment Report

Equals6 today announced the availability of its 2014 Student Recruitment Report, designed to give employers insight into how to find, recruit and retain today’s students.

“As a company that helps employers connect with top students, we recognized that recruiters need to understand the motivations and expectations of today’s students,” said Andy Osburn, CEO of Equals6, “We conducted this survey to give employers the information they need to more effectively recruit students and recent grads.”

The Rounds Closes $1 Million Seed Capital Fundraising Effort with Funding from Innovacorp

The Rounds, a leader in physician-to-physician collaboration, today announced it has completed a $1 million seed capital fundraising effort.

The fundraising effort closed today with a $250,000 investment from Innovacorp, Nova Scotia’s early stage venture capital organization. The financing will help The Rounds accelerate growth across Canada and drive product development.


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