Why Entrepreneurship?

Has entrepreneurship crossed your mind, but you just can’t decide if it’s the route for you? Well, you are not alone. This is not always an easy decision, and certainly not a light one. Starting a new business requires a lot of dedication and work, but it can be extremely rewarding – and you may […]

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Volta grows with the community

[originally published on Medium] Last week Volta and Slate announced the location and size of our next stage of growth. It seems like a lot of space — 58 000 sq ft — but in reality it is enough to be just ahead of the growing demand in a community that is starting to show it’s potential. I am excited […]

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Oh Canada! 150 Years of Innovation

Can you imagine a world without Canada? There would be millions of sick patients without the help of insulin, no smartphones for your selfies without the start of Blackberry, millions of bones not properly healed without x-rays, no peace corps, batteries, hockey, poutine, Justin Bieber, or you. Canada has played a big part in a […]

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The Unlikely Duo that Took Over the Proposal Game

Separated by 20 years, driven to be number one. Kyle Racki and Kevin Springer, Co-Founders of Proposify, and their passionate team are building the world’s best proposal software. Their unique and innovative web-based platform helps clients ‘close deals faster’ through Proposify’s simpler way to create and deliver winning proposals.   Kyle Racki, a designer and […]

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Things to Think About For Atlantic Canada When Building a Better Ecosystem

Atlantic Canada’s Innovation District Atlantic Canada has a vibrant but small ecosystem of entrepreneurs that have supported one another for generations. With multiple examples of families that, in the previous century, built businesses that employed large numbers of people constantly re-investing into the region and supporting the next generation of business leaders. Not just family […]

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Connor Kirby: Pitch Prodigy

  Everyone had incredible ideas that could change the world “I was watching entrepreneurs pitch ideas that could change the lives of aboriginal communities and energy performance for wireless companies, and I felt like my seat had transformed into something much greater. The honour I felt, to be a part of the pitch competition is […]

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