Equals6, the professional social network for students, today announced the launch of its Top Talent scholarship crowdfunding platform, where supporters can help students get much-needed financial support by contributing to a pooled scholarship in the state or province of their choice.
The province launched its first community renewable energy projects today, March 19, as part of its plan to ensure the lowest, fairest power rates for Nova Scotia families and businesses.
Premier Darrell Dexter joined Energy Minister Charlie Parker, representatives from Seaforth Energy and municipal officials in Stellarton to mark the event. The province commissioned six 50-kilowatt turbines, including three in Goldboro, two in Tatamagouche and one in New Glasgow.
SimplyCast.com, a global leader in multi-channel marketing Platform-as-a-Service solutions, today announced the launch of its exciting Next Star Employee initiative, a paid internship program for high school students which is the only one of its kind in Canada.
The program champions the education and advancement of high school students while also promoting the development of future leaders. Students with a passion for learning have the opportunity to build and strengthen their skills and have their ideas impact a successful real-world company.
Gerald Keddy, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, today launched a new Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) program in Boston for small, fast-growing companies from the life sciences and information and communications technologies (ICT) sectors.
Local business leader Stephen Duff is the new president and CEO of Innovacorp.
Mr. Duff brings 30 years of experience as a business and product development professional in the private sector. His appointment takes effect April 1.
Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister Percy Paris said he is confident Mr. Duff will build on the important role Innovacorp has played to help develop the business community.
Australian Ambulance Service Provider, St John Ambulance Northern Territory (NT) Inc. (SJA NT), has signed a four-year hosted contract with Medusa Medical Technologies and Medusa’s Asia/Pacific distribution partner, Nautilus Health, to implement the Siren ePCR system and further support the delivery of ambulance services across the Northern Territory. Siren ePCR will replace SJA NT’s paper-based system and is expected to produce over 50,000 electronic patient care records each year.
Seaforth Energy of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Jamaica Agricultural Society to provide clean, green power to Jamaican farmers at a cost less than their existing supply.
Jamaican electricity costs approximately $0.38 per kilowatt hour, compared to approximately $0.13 in Nova Scotia. The majority of Jamaican power is generated by burning diesel fuel, which has an impact on the air, water, land, and ultimately, food produced in Jamaica.
Seaforth Energy is one of the world’s leading commercial-class wind turbine manufacturers.
Seaforth Energy Inc., a leading wind turbine manufacturer, has named Ron Zima as vice president of business development.
Zima will assume overall responsibility for sales, marketing, and management of customer relations globally, while helping develop and support the company’s distribution network.
“From my view, I see three drivers that make Seaforth Energy such an exciting opportunity right now,” Zima says.
“First, economics and growing demand are making wind an attractive investment, at home and overseas. The market for clean energy is only heating up.
Halifax-based software company 2nd Act Innovations’ co-founders Andrew Doyle and Peter Hickey have announced that Reza Kazemipour has been named CEO and Guillaume Oget has become CTO. Kazemipour and Oget will be based in 2nd Act’s Palo Alto office and work closely with the co-founders and development team in Halifax.
Kazemipour is a Silicon Valley veteran with more than 20 years of experience in sales, strategy and business leadership roles in the software industry, with a handful of exits, including the sale of FAST to Microsoft.