September/October 2019

How to let go of the company you spent your entire life building

A bird’s eye view of ownership transfer In April of this year, Halifax’s Corporate Research Associates (CRA) relaunched as Narrative Research. On the surface, the rebranding of the market research and intelligence company focused on its revised approach to market insights, but underlying this was an even greater change. Just a few months before, Don […]

Zero to eight figures

How Travis McDonough built a multi-million-dollar enterprise in just six years Travis McDonough is the founder and CEO of Kinduct, a Halifax-based but world-leading data and analytics software company. You may not know exactly what that means and you may have never even heard of his company, but you almost certainly know the names of […]

The road warrior

Jack Kelly of Bulk Carriers (P.E.I.) Ltd. built a fiercely successful long-haul trucking business by staying ahead of the curve. Now, more than 40 years down the road, that’s still how he rolls

Money matters

Finding the right pot of funding can make or break a fledgling business. How do you know which is right for you?

Bearing witness to an industrial revolution

I found this gem on Twitter this morning: “the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the poor that being poor was their own fault.” In a convoluted way, it got me thinking about the evolution of small business—more specifically, how we think about it. It is convoluted, but bear with me.

Now is the time for downtown Moncton

Cornerstone project: Before the $100 million Avenir Centre opened on Main Street, building permits in downtown Moncton ranged from $8-$20 million per year. For the past three years, permits have ranged from $30-$45 million annually. LOOK ANYWHERE IN DOWNTOWN MONCTON and it’s hard to escape the impression that a commercial renaissance is underway. New buildings […]