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SMU Entrepreneurship Centre Extends Reach

With its Exploration Fund and March Madness competition, the venerable organization is finding new ways to aid student founders.

ZeroIn Foods

When ZeroIn Foods CEO Edgar Sosa was working as a postdoctoral fellow in biomedical research at Dalhousie University, his pregnant wife and unborn child were diagnosed with gestational diabetes...…

Emera IdeaHUB Champions Founders Involved in Tough Tech

Dalhousie's Emera IdeaHUB is focused on product development. Erin and her team are focused on making sure tough tech is championed and supported through their unique challenges.

COVE: A ‘Unique’ Oceantech Resource

Located on the Halifax Harbour, COVE is a leading oceantech hub. The facility offers companies direct access to an ocean testing ground and a growing community of marine companies to connect and…

Volta Helps Startups Chart their Paths to Success

Launched in 2013, Volta has been the vortex of Halifax’s tech and entrepreneurship scene for almost a decade. Read about how BeginAI and KorrAI have benefitted from the opportunities made possible by…

Innovation Ecosystem continues to grow for female entrepreneurs in Halifax

The continuous growth of the Halifax innovation ecosystem will bring organizations and additional supports for female entrepreneurs in Halifax. The organizations and funding will help women in…

Get to Know Patrick Farrar, Director of Innovation Halifax

We sat down with Patrick Farrar, Director of Innovation Halifax, to find out what excites him about Halifax and the city's startup hub.

More Innovation-Driven Companies Moving to Halifax

Innovation-driven companies are moving to Halifax from all over the world to enjoy the quality of life and affordability Halifax has to offer compared to other global startup hubs.

Halifax Competes in Canada's Venture Capitals

Halifax is becoming competitive with Canada's top innovation ecosystems for venture capital activity.

New Mural in Downtown Halifax Celebrates Entrepreneurship and Innovation

A new mural celebrating Nova Scotia’s spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship has been completed this week by Halifax based artist John McPartland, known as ABSEN.

Local Organizations Develop Food Security Solutions

Halifax Innovation District and Davis Pier launched the Food Security Innovation Initiative with the Halifax Regional Municipality to help individuals and community organizations prototype, test, and…

Halifax startups find funding success by going public

After distinguishing itself as a rare bright spot amidst the economic upheaval of the past year, Halifax’s innovation community is displaying one of the hallmarks of a mature ecosystem: publicly…