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IGNITE Tenants win $100,000 in Spark Innovation Challenge

Three tenants from Ignite Labs Inc. (IGNITE) have won a collective total of $100,000 in the Spark Innovation Challenge. This challenge is focused on supporting startups in rural communities across Nova Scotia who are doing amazing things but aren’t always noticed....

Lobster Bait Challenge Winner Announced

Lobster Bait Challenge Winner Announced

Tina Comeau (tina.comeau@tricountyvanguard.ca) YARMOUTH, N.S. — Vince Stuart had 30,000 reasons to smile when he was announced the winner of a lobster bait challenge in Yarmouth. But he was coy when it came to one thing – actual details about his bait entry that had...

Ignite Labs Opens Pictou County Location

Ignite Labs Opens Pictou County Location

Ignite Labs Inc. has opened a second rural innovation hub in Pictou County at 39 Acadia Avenue this month to support the rural startup community in the northern region of Nova Scotia. Ignite is Nova Scotia’s rural innovation hub where entrepreneurs, startups, and...

Volta Presents 5 Ecosystem Awards

Volta Presents 5 Ecosystem Awards

by Peter Moreira entrevestor.com Volta presented Ecosystem Impact Awards to five companies or organizations Thursday to acknowledge their contributions to nurturing startups in Atlantic Canada. The Halifax startup hub initiated the awards this year to recognize groups...

Digital Discovery Camp Coming to Ignite Labs

Digital Discovery Camp Coming to Ignite Labs

  Digital Discovery Camp is a one-of-a-kind camp experience for youth ages 9-12 to learn more about digital technology and the unique career opportunities that exist in Nova Scotia’s fastest growing sector provided by Digital Nova Scotia and The Discovery Centre....

Ignite Labs to Host Juniorpreneur Camp

Ignite Labs to Host Juniorpreneur Camp

CEED offers a five-day Juniorpreneur Camp designed for youth ages 8 through 14. Campers develop new skills and hone existing ones as they learn what it takes to be an Entrepreneur! Over the week campers engage in activities...

Lobster Trap Co. Starts Manufacturing

Lobster Trap Co. Starts Manufacturing

Original Article by B. Jack Morse | Apr 18, 2019The Lobster Trap Company, which aims to build a more robust trap than is now available, is making its first commercial manufacturing run of its plastic product this lobster season.The Yarmouth-based company...