A new report on women-owned businesses in Atlantic Canada shows women entrepreneurs are well-educated and successful, but that they tend to stick to low-growth, less lucrative sectors. The study, called Women Business Owners in Atlantic Canada, was released Tuesday by Nova Scotia’s Centre for Women …
How do you prepare to pitch your company to what is arguably the world’s leading tech accelerator in Silicon Valley? With days and days of rehearsing, quizzing and hitting the gym, says Scott Stevenson, CEO and co-founder of Rally, a St. John’s based company looking …
A group of Canadian women are trying to adjust a gender imbalance in the region’s venture capital landscape with the creation of a brand new fund. Founded by nine Canadian businesswomen — six based in Atlantic Canada — The Atlantic Women’s Venture Fund aims to …
Brendan Brothers is a co-founder of St. John’s software company Verafin. Here’s looking at you, Atlantic Canadians startups! Startups in the region attracted $166.6 million in private money in 2018 — a record amount, according to Entrevestor’s latest report. Half of those businesses were in …
Summer is here and so are the new restaurants! There were almost no closures this month, but coffee ships and creameries abound.
With rising star awards and multi-million dollar contracts, there is a lot to know about Atlantic Canadian business this week.
It’s almost summer and you know what that means: new brewpubs, food trucks and glamping resorts! Here’s the monthly roundup of what opened and closed in May.
Spring is in the air — and so is the smell of delicious dishes being cooked up in all those food trucks hitting the road for the season. Plus three more things you need to know about in Atlantic Canadian business this week.
Despite some unseasonable weather and nasty flooding, the openings outweigh the closings across Atlantic Canada this month — plus a plethora of seasonal shops are dusting off to open for the busy tourist season.
Startup supporter shutters while the lineup for gelato in St. John’s wraps around the block, plus three more things you need to know about Atlantic Canadian business this week.
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