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Careers in Sustainability

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Connecting job-seekers with Nova Scotia’s growing Bioeconomy employers! (Dartmouth, NS) FOR RELEASE July 7th, 2021 — The Nova Scotia Innovation Hub(NSIH) and Ignite Atlantic (IGNITE) are pleased to announce the launch of Careers in Sustainability, a program that will help Nova Scotians and those interested in starting a career in Nova Scotia find work in Nova Scotia’s growing bioeconomy. Careers in Sustainability will fill a gap that exists between bioeconomy… Read More »Careers in Sustainability

Wild Roots Restaurant, IGNITE Tenant Now open

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IGNITE Atlantic resident company Wild Roots Catering has now opened their doors to the public. They are located at 4200 Highway 308, Yarmouth. Brandon Young · Posted: Feb. 12, 2021, 3:20 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 12, 2021, 6:10 p.m. | Saltwire.com When you love what you do and your product is good, people will undoubtedly eat it up, come back for seconds and spread the word.Brandon Young · Posted: Feb. 12, 2021, 3:20… Read More »Wild Roots Restaurant, IGNITE Tenant Now open

Adaptation Needed: Innovating our Way to Success

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Adaptation Needed: Innovating our Way to Success Western Nova Scotia – June 2, 2021 A Team of Western Nova Scotians are working to boost the region’s economy by increasing innovation-driven businesses.  Partnering with the world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (MIT REAP) is designed to grow community-supported businesses in the region. Innovation is applying new processes, introducing new techniques, or establishing successful ideas to create new value… Read More »Adaptation Needed: Innovating our Way to Success

IGNITE Readies Investment Platform

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Talenca will match startups with prospective funders.Article by Entrevestor May 31st 2021 With funding for many small-town startups languishing in the doldrums, rural innovation hub IGNITE is testing a new platform to match companies with investors, in hopes of making more capital available to entrepreneurs. Talenca is being developed by IGNITE, with help from the engineering team at Yarmouth, NS-based e-commerce startup GlobalVillages, also an IGNITE resident company. The system will host… Read More »IGNITE Readies Investment Platform

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