11 Startups Join Dal’s LaunchPad

11 Startups Join Dal’s LaunchPad

LaunchDal has accepted a diverse range of 11 early-stage companies into this summer’s LaunchPad Accelerator. The 10-week program provides each team with $10,000 and the resources to launch and grow their ventures. Offered by the Norman Newman Centre for...
Rovault Plans Pilot for Its Seafood Tech

Rovault Plans Pilot for Its Seafood Tech

Halifax-based RovaultAI has designed a marine camera solution that could potentially save $2 million per year for some of the region’s seafood plants. The algorithm-based visual recognition software is specifically designed for the oceans sector and identifies species...
Ashored Wins $3000 from LaunchDal

Ashored Wins $3000 from LaunchDal

Ashored Innovations, a young venture that aims to help automate the lobster and crab fisheries, captured the $3,000 first prize at Dalhousie University’s Collide Fall 2017 Pitch Competition on Thursday night. LaunchDal, the university’s entrepreneurship program,...

Ocean and Clean Technology Program Participants 2017

BLUE SOLUTIONS START-UP CHALLENGE (2017 ROUND ONE WINNERS) Award Highlights:  $10,000, acceleration workshops and guidance from seasoned business people Note:  The companies below will pitch their prototypes and business concepts to judges, vying for up to $50,000....

Winners Named in 2017 Spark Innovation Challenge

A new wearable technology company in Halifax is receiving $50,000 in funding and business guidance through Innovacorp’s Spark Innovation Challenge. The business, Axem Neurotechnology, is one of four winners selected in the Spark Halifax region of the province. Axem...
Dal, UNB Seek Program Participants

Dal, UNB Seek Program Participants

Two of the leading university entrepreneurship programs in the region – the Summer Institute at University of New Brunswick and Dalhousie University’s Collide program – are looking for participants. Dalhousie’s Collide Winter 2017 program is a series of...
Launch Dal hosts fireside chat featuring Brian Jeffcock

Launch Dal hosts fireside chat featuring Brian Jeffcock

Launch Dal invites the entrepreneurial community to join Brian Jeffcock, co-founder of Sidestory, in a fireside chat and networking event on Tuesday, October 18th at 8pm in the Musé Café and Pub. Collide: Fireside Stories is the second of a series of workshops and...
Launch Dal wraps up Collide Winter program

Launch Dal wraps up Collide Winter program

  Starting in January, Launch Dal began their mini-accelerator for the Winter term. The Collide fall program was a great success with 13 different workshops and networking events, resulting in 11 eligible completing the program requirements.   The Collide Winter...
Launch Dal launches Collide Winter 2017 program

Launch Dal launches Collide Winter 2017 program

Starting on September 20th, Launch Dal initiated the Collide program – a series of entrepreneurial workshops, pitching and networking events to help individuals launch their ventures. So began a program with the goal to inspire entrepreneurship and connect...