GoInstant Secures $1.7 Million in Financing

GoInstant, a Halifax-based developer of a shared web-browsing solution, has secured $1.7 million in financing from some of the biggest venture capital names in the technology world.

The province, through Innovacorp, is investing $100,000 alongside investors such as: Freestyle Capital; Baseline Ventures; Greylock Partners; Social Leverage; Chamath Palihapitiya, founder, The Social+Capital Partnership; Yuri Milner, Facebook, Zynga and Groupon investor, and CEO of Digital Sky Technologies; and Ed Sim, GotoMeeting and LivePerson investor, and founding member for Dawntreader Ventures.

TitanFile Secures $250K in Financing

A Halifax company that provides a secure, online file-sharing service is advancing its innovative technology and entering new markets with investment from the province.

TitanFile Inc. has secured $250,000 in financing from Innovacorp.

"Innovative technology companies like TitanFile play an important role in growing our province's economy," said acting Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister John MacDonell. "This investment supports the innovation and competitiveness priorities of jobsHere, our plan to grow the economy."

Marcato Digital Solutions Secures $500,000 in Financing

A Sydney-based company that develops software products for the entertainment industry has received a boost to accelerate growth in new markets and increase its sales team.

Marcato Digital Solutions has secured $500,000 in financing from Innovacorp, Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation, Coastal Community Business Development Corporation, and the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program.

Life Science Nutritionals Launches Adult Essentials Gummies with MEG-3® Omega-3 EPA/DHA

Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC), the world’s largest Omega-3 EPA/DHA solutions provider and supplier of MEG-3® brand Omega-3 EPA/DHA ingredients, is pleased to announce the launch of Adult Essentials Gummies Omega-3 and Enhanced Multivitamin, both with Omega-3 EPA/DHA. These two new Omega-3-containing adult gummies are a part of Life Science Nutritionals’ new line of all natural gummy vitamins formulated for adults – the first of its kind in Canada.

Nova Scotia Students Win Big in Equals6.com Top-Talent Scholarship Program

Equals6.com, the Halifax-based student professional social network, announced today the winners in its Top-Talent Scholarship program.

Top-Talent Scholarships are distributed to high school and university/college students and are awarded based on academic achievement and Equals6.com community participation.

"Equals6 is dedicated to supporting students in their academic and career pursuits," said Andy Osburn, president and CEO of Equals6.com. "I want to congratulate all the scholarship winners and wish them the best of luck in their studies."

NSCC, Innovacorp Foster Start-up Businesses in Western Valley

Nova Scotia Community College and Innovacorp are teaming up to support potential geomatics, IT and clean technology businesses in the western Annapolis Valley.

The Strategic Alliance Agreement, signed Tuesday, June 28, by Innovacorp president and CEO Clifford Gross and NSCC president Don Bureaux, will help attract emerging companies to the business incubation space at NSCC's Annapolis Valley Campus in Middleton.

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