Software Provider Adding Employees, Attracting Local Clients

SimplyCast, a homegrown multi-channel marketing software provider and international exporter, is adding new employees.

The province is supporting SimplyCast's growth with a five-year payroll rebate to a maximum of $1,008,000 through Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI), the province's business development agency.

Under this agreement, the company's plan could see it create up to as many as 100 new jobs in sales, software development, system administration, marketing and client support over the next five years.

Kid Companions Chewelry Listed Among Favorite Pediatric Therapy Products

PIDA IMP Ltd., designers of a unique sensory tool for children who fidget, chew and bite, recently earned formal recognition for its wearable Kid Companions chewable fidgets.

The Kid Companions line was listed in the top three items of the Favorite Oral Motor Product category on the Your Therapy Source website HTTP://YOURTHERAPYSOURCE.COM/2010AWARDS.HTML.

Xona Games Announces Two New Xbox LIVE Indie Games

Xona Games, a talented and award-winning team creating some of the most critically-acclaimed indie arcade games to date, recently announced its two latest offerings to the gaming world at large: Decimation X3 and Score Rush.

Both titles are launching on Microsoft's Xbox LIVE Indie Games platform, with Decimation X3 going live on Tuesday, December 7, and Score Rush on Thursday, December 9. Both will be available for purchase for 80 Microsoft Points ($1 USD).

Province to Explore Creation of Regional Venture Capital Fund

Companies involved in clean technology, life sciences, information technology, and other high-growth sectors may soon have a new source of venture capital.

Premier Darrell Dexter recently announced at the 2010 Power of Green Conference, that Nova Scotia is exploring forming a privately operated venture capital fund, targeting opportunities throughout Atlantic Canada.

"Knowledge-based companies create good jobs, help grow the economy, and are vital to the future prosperity of Nova Scotia and all of Atlantic Canada," said Premier Dexter.

Tether to Battle Breast Cancer

The BlackBerry application company will donate a portion of its revenues for one week to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Atlantic Region.

Tether, the Nova Scotia company that provides customers with dependable internet access through their smartphone data plan anywhere there is cellular coverage, announced today that it will donate a portion of its sales for the week of October 22 to 28 to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Atlantic Region.

Back-to-School Season Spurs Sales of Special Needs Tool

PIDA IMP Ltd., designers of a unique sensory tool for children, is forging ahead with the increased demand for its innovative line of wearable, chewable Kid Companion fidgets.

“We’re really delighted with the momentum we have just now,” said Pierrette d’Entremont, product designer and principal owner of PIDA. “The positive product reviews, media interviews, and inquiries from all over the world have been fabulous. Then there’s the heartfelt positive response from parents and health professionals – that’s been overwhelming.”

Seaforth Energy Inc. Announces Italian Business Expansion

Seaforth Energy Inc. announces the expansion of its Italian business with their distribution partner Fenyx. Fenyx has deployed two AOCs in Italy already and now has placed a further order for four additional AOC 15/50s for its clients.

“The AOC 15/50 is a proven wind turbine and its dependability and durability are critical for our customers,” said Andrea Toma, manager for Fenyx in Italy. “Its global deployments and 15+ year track record of certified power production make it an excellent solution for our clients and agents in Italy.”

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