>>PRESS START<< GGJ17 inspires a wave of creativity

  This past weekend, Volta was buzzing with a vibrant creative energy as 75 developers, designers, students and newcomers alike, gathered for this year’s Global Game Jam - a worldwide event where participants have just 48 hours to develop playable games. These people truly brought a new definition to the term “weekend warrior”. With overnight [...]
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Inspiring Growth: Talking Innovation with MPs

If you were starting your business and there were no funding programs, what would you do? What would you create for programs if you were starting from scratch? These are the questions asked to the group of founders and industry leaders at the roundtable on innovation, hosted by Volta, with Andy Fillmore (MP, Halifax), Matt […]

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Health QR: Global market reach, one pharmacy at a time with Your Health Report

Health QR has developed a strategy to streamline many of the everyday hassles of medication management with Your Health Report. The app allows patients to easily access the information they already legally own, without the traditional industry barriers. Your Health Report automatically updates records every time the patient changes or renews medications, while also tracking […]

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Volta’s Digital Device Library Expands with the Support of Wavefront

Wavefront’s Wireless Zone Brings 1000+ Devices to the Canadian Startup Community, Making Testing Mobile Apps Easy & Affordable DECEMBER 7, 2016, VANCOUVER – Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre Society (“Wavefront”), a national centre of excellence, headquartered in Vancouver, BC., has announced the expansion and re-launch of its Wireless Zones across Canada. These device libraries have now […]

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Zora: Lowering the risks for landlords with the help of international tech communities

Milan Vrekic has carved his own path as an entrepreneur in Canada since he immigrated in 2005. He left his home in Serbia with nothing but his technical talent and a desire for a thriving career. After he co-founded TitanFile, a secure file sharing application, Milan acted as Volta Labs’ first executive director. He has […]

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PACTA: Connecting to the world market as an East Coast Startup

Halifax-based startup PACTA, a contract management and notification tool, launched in April of 2015. PACTA has achieved a level of notoriety that is uncommon for a startup within its first year by gaining buzz and exposure: Two key elements to gaining customers, and ultimately market traction. Understanding the problem, listening to customers and creating solutions […]

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Real Ventures partner and two serial entrepreneurs bring three more global connections to Volta Labs’ Board of Directors

NOVEMBER 29, 2016, HALIFAX – Volta Labs has added three new members to their Board of Directors: Janet Bannister, Leah Skerry and Ross Simmonds. The board now has eight members, all with backgrounds in founding tech startups or venture capital management. The three new additions add a diverse range of business acumen. Janet is a […]

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Pioneering Canadian women wanted: Apply for #RadicalGenerosity funding from SheEO by November 30

If you’re a woman in the business world, you may already know the statistics: 50% of the population sit on the sidelines of venture capital: Under-funded, under-supported and under-celebrated. Only 4% of venture funding is invested in women-led innovation. These statistics have remained stagnant for decades, but the Radical Generosity movement by SheEO aims to […]

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