Halifax-based software company, 2nd Act Innovations, co-founded by local entrepreneurs Peter Hickey and Andrew Doyle, has secured seed financing of more than $1 million from institutional and private investors. Early success of the company’s Oris4 enterprise content management (ECM) product helped secure the financing round which closed on Friday, April 13.
Immunovaccine Inc., a clinical stage vaccine development company focused on advancing its patented DepoVax™ vaccine adjuvanting platform and product candidates for cancer therapy and infectious diseases, announced it was selected as the Best Early-Stage Vaccine Biotech at the 5th Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards ceremony during the World Vaccine Congress Washington 2012 in Washington, D.C.
Siren ePCR Suite's accurate data capture (a Medusa Medical Technologies Inc. product) helps the Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) improve their billing system, with only 0.2 per cent of its accounts going to small claims court. While 40-80 per cent of medical bills contain errors, implementing a thoughtfully designed ePCR system such as Siren can result in exceptional numbers such as EMSA's.
A recent $2.7 million provincial investment, through the Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Trust (NSRIT), towards eight new cutting-edge research projects will involve upwards of 200 highly qualified people over the next five years. This NSRIT support represents a total value to the Province of Nova Scotia of over $9 million through significant leveraging opportunities.
A leading wind turbine developer and manufacturer will pursue growing opportunities in the global wind energy market after an investment from the province.
Seaforth Energy Inc. has secured $2 million in equity financing from Innovacorp.
"Investing in promising clean technology companies like Seaforth Energy creates good jobs and helps our environment," said acting Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister John MacDonell today, March 22. "This investment supports the innovation and competitiveness priorities of jobsHere, our plan to grow the economy."
aioTV announced today the availability of aioCloud, enabling service providers to deliver a branded over-the-top TV experience on multiple devices in 24 hours with no capital or ongoing operational costs, and aioPro, enabling service providers to further customize and integrate their licensed content.
The new offerings enable service providers to immediately provide consumers with a branded over-the-top experience with aioCloud. aioCloud aggregates freely available mainstream media and special-interest long-form internet video into a compelling consumer experience.
aioTV announced today the availability of its OTT video platform optimized for Amino's Aminet A140 IPTV/OTT set-top box.
The Amino A140 is a cost-effective device that brings together traditional multi-channel functionality with next-generation over-the-top services. aioTV enables operators worldwide to curate multiple sources of OTT video content into a TV-like experience for customers to enjoy on multiple devices, including the iPad, Android tablets, PC, Mac, GoogleTV, iPhone, Android phones and now the Amino Aminet A140.
Immunovaccine Inc. (TSX-V:IMV) has received gross proceeds of $2,788,201.50 through its non-brokered private placement previously announced on February 10, 2012. The company issued 9,294,005 common shares of the company (the “common shares”) at the price of $0.30 per common share.
The common shares issued in connection with the non-brokered private placement may not be sold, transferred, hypothecated or otherwise traded on or through the facilities of TSX Venture Exchange or otherwise in Canada or to or for the benefit of a Canadian resident until July 8, 2012.
On March 1, Skillz Systems launched an online competition for the users of its product QuickStickz, a video game that teaches hockey players how to stickhandle with their heads up. Within a few hours, there was widespread interest from players around the world.
“You can’t play QuickStickz with your head down. It trains you to look up while mastering the important skill of handling the puck,” said company president, Paul Behner. “If you control the puck, you control the game. Keeping your head up is critical to a hockey player’s success and safety.”
Equals6, the professional social network for students, has seen its membership grow dramatically, recently surpassing the 10,000 student-members milestone. The company focuses on helping students achieve their academic and career goals by connecting them with employers and peers, job opportunities and exclusive scholarships.