I Killed My Startup… And Then Some Crazy S#!t Happened

[originally posted on katelynbourgoin.com] Want to know what it feels like to kill your business? You could describe it as a “rollercoaster.” But it’s not just any ol’ rollercoaster. It’s like the x-Scream rollercoaster at the Las Vegas Stratosphere. It’s a rollercoaster where you’re flung over the side of a 900ft building again and again and [...]
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The Convergence of Social Networking and Messaging

Messaging apps are becoming more like social networks, and vice versa. We can see this trend in the features being added by the major social platforms. Facebook Messenger recently added a broadcast feature traditionally found on social networks, and Instagram has been surfacing its chat feature, Instagram Direct, throughout the product. We generally think of […]

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Have a Great Business Idea? Do These 5 Things Next

It’s a blessing and a curse. Out of nowhere, you’re slapped in the face with a brilliant business idea. It might have come from your observations, your creativity, or maybe just sheer dumb luck. Either way, you’ve managed to culminate a concept birthed within the absolute pinnacle of your cognitive abilities; a true strike of [...]
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Volta welcomes Bereda Training and Dugo to Residency Program

Volta welcomed two bright new startups to their Residency program – Bereda Training and Dugo. As Residents, they have moved their businesses into space at Volta Labs and gained access to more than $50,000 in benefits, such as a travel program, mentorship, in-house experts, and exclusive founder-focused events. Bereda Training gives endurance athletes a framework […]

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5 Places to Get Work Done in Halifax

It’s not always easy to find the perfect place to work. It has to be the right mix of quiet, comfortable, and exciting. Lucky for you, Halifax has a few pretty great spots you should check out. If you’re scrolling through right now, you’re likely one of three people: A local freelancer/entrepreneur/go-getter with a mile […]

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