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Halifax Area Startups Make Their Mark in XPRIZE Competitions

For a mid-sized city, Halifax sure is making waves at the global XPRIZE competitions.

Halifax Partnership and Volta Join Forces To Support CleanTech Startups

Halifax Partnership and Volta are pleased to announce their collaboration focused on supporting CleanTech startups in Nova Scotia. This partnership will give selected startups access to the Volta…

Halifax’s Cluster of Venture Capital Funds Is Evolving

Halifax Becoming a Hub for Agtech and Foodtech companies

The startups dedicated to improving the production of food rely on an ecosystem that extends beyond HRM.

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...…

2021 was a year in which Halifax’s best startups excelled

The dominant feature of the Halifax startup community in 2021 was the strong growth of growth-stage companies, and none exemplified this trend more than Dartmouth-based Meta Materials Inc.

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.