Site2020: Flagging down a viable business model in the construction industry

It’s easy to see Site2020’s presence at Volta. Throughout the forest-painted back hallway of the seventh floor, residents are often greeted with at least a couple automated street lights, glowing red, yellow or green at any given time. Site2020 is a traffic management network. The hardware startup’s vision is to increase safety and reduce the […]

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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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Volta invites local companies to get a step ahead of the competition with the Early Adopter Program

Volta’s Early Adopter Program pairs our resident startups with established companies in Nova Scotia. The established companies will serve as the first customers for our residents, and in return get early access to new and exciting products. By working together, our resident startups will benefit from real customer feedback on their products as well as future […]

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