The Importance of PR for Startups

Why do we use PR? Because it works. Public Relations has proven to be one of the most effective ways to tell your story. Statistically speaking, studies have shown it to be almost 90% more effective than other advertising channels, and unlike most advertising options, getting started is free! As a startup, one of your […]

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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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Big Plans for Startup Empire!

At Volta, we always set our sights high – really high! High enough that we need a bigger venue this year, than the previous 2 years’ Startup Empire conference. Why? We’re excited to say that we’ve confirmed some MAJOR speakers… and we need more space for the crowd they’ll bring. We’ve rescheduled Startup Empire for […]

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Market Intelligence Program now available to Volta Labs’ Resident Companies through collaboration with Atlantic tech hubs and MaRS

Through a new partnership with MaRS and tech hubs across Atlantic Canada, Volta Labs can now deliver world-class market intelligence to our residents with the MaRS Marketing Intelligence Program. This program grants our residents with access to the talents and big data of sector-specific analysts in ICT, Life Sciences/Healthcare, Cleantech and the Physical Sciences. MaRS […]

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