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IGNITE tenant Pinkaloo Acquired

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Charitable giving veteran acquires FinTech innovator in deal aimed at modernizing and expanding philanthropic giving for a next generation of donors INDIANAPOLIS – March 10, 2021 – RenPSG, a leading innovator in reshaping today’s philanthropic economy, today announced the acquisition of Baltimore, Maryland-based Pinkaloo, a developer of modern giving solutions.  Together, the combined organizations will enable financial institutions, philanthropies, foundations, employers and corporations to play a more pivotal role in growing the social… Read More »IGNITE tenant Pinkaloo Acquired

Pombcoup Disrupting the Trawling Industry

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IGNITE tenant Pombcoup Technologies is disrupting the trawling industry on a global scale.  Marc d’Entremont, former owner of Inshore Fisheries, along with Jim Hanlon, founding CEO of the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE), and Angie Greene, Partner at Conrad Hurlbert LeBlanc Inc. Chartered Professional Accountants have set their sights on innovating the industry with a new approach that focuses on harvester safety, habitat rehabilitation and becoming a key contributor to… Read More »Pombcoup Disrupting the Trawling Industry

Ulnooweg and IGNITE Atlantic sign MOU

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IGNITE is excited to announce that it has entered into a partnership and cooperation agreement with Ulnooweg Development Group. Ignite Atlantic and Ulnooweg Development Group Inc. signed a memorandum of understanding for partnership and cooperation.  Ignite is Nova Scotia’s rural innovation hub where entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small businesses work together. By providing structure, mentorship, and opportunities for start-ups to operate, grow, and create. Ignite is encouraging everyone to explore entrepreneurship… Read More »Ulnooweg and IGNITE Atlantic sign MOU

The Ocean Startup Challenge

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Join us for our virtual discussion to learn from global industry experts about opportunities to solve major ocean sector problems. About this Event The Ocean Startup Challenge will award $1.4 Million in 2021to start and grow new ocean tech companies in Canada. Leading up to the launch of the Challenge, we’re hosting a six-part series of industry-led presentations and interactive networking sessions. This speaker series will bring together ocean industry experts in shipping and transportation,… Read More »The Ocean Startup Challenge

WREN Announces TOP 5 WIN THIS SPACE WINNERS

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Win This Space Western NS Competition Yarmouth, Nova Scotia- The Western Regional Enterprise Network (Western REN), the Town of Yarmouth, Ignite Labs, the Yarmouth and Area Chamber of Commerce and the Yarmouth Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC) have been working together to launch an entrepreneurial competition called Win This Space. Win This Space is open to all legal residents of Atlantic Canada (NS, PEI, NB and NFLD), who are 19 years… Read More »WREN Announces TOP 5 WIN THIS SPACE WINNERS

COVE & IGNITE Announces the Exploring Opportunities in Ocean Tech for Young Women Program Launch

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18 January 2021 (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia)  – The Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE) in partnership with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development – Nova Scotia, Ignite Labs, Dalhousie University’s Emera IDEAhub and DeepSense, and with support from IBM Canada and Engineers Nova Scotia, is thrilled to announce the launch of a program aimed at engaging young women in the region’s burgeoning ocean tech industry. Exploring Opportunities in… Read More »COVE & IGNITE Announces the Exploring Opportunities in Ocean Tech for Young Women Program Launch

IGNITE moves to new facility in Pictou County

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[New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, October 16, 2020] IGNITE Atlantic has moved to a new facility in Pictou County at 352 East River Road to further support entrepreneurs and the innovation community in Atlantic Canada. IGNITE is a local innovation hub where ideas become reality. Entrepreneurs, small businesses, and large industries all benefit from the structure, mentorship and opportunities provided. IGNITE encourages everyone to explore how they can make change possible… Read More »IGNITE moves to new facility in Pictou County

PPE Portal

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Are you in need of protective equipment to keep your operations running but you are unsure of where to source it? Or can you manufacture protective equipment for others?

Lobster Bait Challenge

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Ignite Labs and Perennia are pleased to launch an Innovation Challenge for the seafood industry. The challenge is to develop a lobster bait that will use bi-products from the ground fish processing industry but in a more sustainable way. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGS-kc3tC10&feature=emb_logo GET THE SCHEDULE WATCH THE LIVESTREAM What it’s about? Ever dreamt about building a better mousetrap?  Like to get your hands wet and talk to people working in and around… Read More »Lobster Bait Challenge

START[2020]

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WATCH NOW START[2020] is an Atlantic wide sustainable innovation pitch competition for anyone creating new value with bioresources. START[2020] was open to individuals, startups, and existing businesses who need support to develop their idea, to beta-test solutions, and to bring their idea to market. Five finalists were selected to pitch during the Atlantic BIOCON 2020 Virtual Series on July 14 at 2PM AST.   IGNITE is proud to announce that the… Read More »START[2020]