TURN2 Innovation Inc. is an innovative research and development company that focuses on developing great new products. Their extensive history and success in the sports industry and product development field makes them the ideal company to bring new products to market.

Xona Games is an award-winning indie game studio that makes intense arcade-style retro games. Xona’s games have ranked #1 in Canada and Japan, have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries, and their developers have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions.


Saltwreck inc. was created for all proud Canadians with a desire for high quality, locally made artwork. Saltwreck creates beautiful prints that are 100% made in the Maritimes. The prints are intended to pull at your heartstrings and are unique, bold, and eye-catching.
Aerial Ridge is a Film Production & Marketing Company. They create content for business of any size and distribute across all media platforms.
Ryan Shay loves to find other people’s potential for success and help them to achieve and realize their goals. He also feels obligated to help change and make the world more inclusive for everyone.


Wintergarden is a board game design company based on cooperative games. Its aim is to spark teamwork and creativity in others with games that will challenge friends and families alike. Visit Ignite to meet Josh, the founder of of Wintergarden, and be a part of the test group for Limitless Valley!
Aerial Ridge is a Film Production & Marketing Company. They create content for business of any size and distribute across all media platforms.
Tactical Acuity is an innovation company focused on developing ground-breaking applications for the military and rescue environments. Tactical Acuity recently was a finalist and one of the winners in the Innovacorp Spark Innovation Challenge. The company is focusing on commercializing their technology and bringing it to market.


The Lobster Trap Company Limited is focused on building, and supplying a 21st Century Lobster Trap that supports “UPSTREAM-SUSTAINABILITY” of lobster stock. This refers to improving the gear used to catch lobster and sustain the precious lobster stocks.
BlackWatch.Tech is a startup tech company based in Yarmouth, NS making a difference in the local fishing industry and innovating safety equipment to make fisherman safer at sea.

The Pinkaloo journey started to help solve a problem that we all faced — we didn’t feel great about our charitable giving. When we donate, we often don’t know how effective our dollars are. Pinkaloo solves that by creating the best donor experience possible. Pinkaloo’s goal is to help individuals not only budget their giving, but find the right organizations to support, and make the process easy, fun, and modern.


Jade Malone is a photographer based in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. She helps women see their bodies differently, while also embracing a sense of freedom from what is expected of us.