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Pitch at Atlantic Venture Forum

Connect with the best at Atlantic Venture Forum (AVF) and showcase your startup to business leaders across the Atlantic region. With attendees from the most emerging and established IT, Sustainable Technology, Health & Life Sciences, and Ocean Technology companies, AVF is one of the key events of Innovation Week.

Applications are open until March 9th.

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Innovacorp & CDL Collaborate on Ocean Startup Project

In the quest to increase the number of ocean startups, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is collaborating with Innovacorp and Creative Destruction Lab along with four other funding/support organizations. The Ocean Startup Project will invest $6.8M to continue to build Atlantic Canada as one of the best places for ocean startups.

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Local Universities Compete in ENACTUS Exposition

ENACTUS, an international organization which focuses on supporting students interested in social entrepreneurship, is set to hold its regional championship in the Innovation District. Eighteen student teams will gather on Mar 19-20 to compete for slots in the ENACTUS National Exposition.

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Design Thinking Workshop

Design Thinking Workshop

Learn about design thinking fundamentals in this highly interactive, two-day workshop. Hosted by Digital Nova Scotia and 1000 Days Out, the workshop will cover topics like empathy mapping, user research methods, and ideation and product roadmapping.

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Ceridian Taps into Halifax Talent

Global HR technology company, Ceridian HCM Holding Inc., has announced plans to create 2,000 new jobs across Canada. Halifax was chosen along with other Canadian cities to accelerate their hiring plan - attracting new talent from engineering, research and development and consulting.“Canadian universities produce outstanding talent that can compete with the best and the brightest anywhere in the world, ” said Ozzie Goldschmied, CTO, Ceridian.

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SMU Hosts Venture Capital Investment Competition

MBA and Undergraduate business program students worldwide compete every year in the Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC). Students engage in a role-play as Venture Capitalists with a $100M fund. Come watch and learn on March 6th at the Sobey school of Business as entrepreneurs pitch, develop term sheets and investment strategies.

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Fund Your Innovations with Innovacorp

Finances can limit your innovation or startup growth. With Innovacorp’s support you can find funds to commercialize your technologies to succeed in the global marketplace. The early stage venture capital organization provides access to top notch incubation facilities, expert advice and other resources to accelerate your company.

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