DemoCamp 2018: Recap

Since its beginnings in 2011, DemoCamp Halifax has been home to product demos from some of Atlantic Canada’s hottest startups. In 2014, local startup and Volta Resident, Harbr demoed their platform that provides data analytics for construction companies. Last year, Volta Resident, Trip Ninja showed the DemoCamp crowd their product that allows flexible travelers a […]

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Innovate Atlantic: Harnessing our Innovation Community’s Barn-Raising Power

Atlantic Canada’s innovation community feels a lot like Waterloo’s did in the years leading up to the growth happening there today. We are seeing increased collaboration across sectors and a willingness to adopt innovative mindsets and methodologies to move the region forward. Atlantic Canada has the opportunity to be recognized as a national and global […]

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Coloursmith Labs: From Passion Project to Volta Cohort Winner

“Volta Cohort is the best first step you can possibly take to establish yourself as a business in Atlantic Canada,” – Gabrielle Masone (Elliott-Bouchard) Volta Cohort winner, Gabrielle Masone (soon to be Elliott-Bouchard) was born with Amblyopia, an eye condition that caused her to lose vision in her right eye. Along with entrepreneurial interests, she […]

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Making Social Issues Unignorable

You can’t solve a problem if you don’t know it exists. In our busy world, important local social issues can often go unnoticed. Not because people don’t care, but when we’re inundated by news from across the globe, it’s easy for issues in our own communities to become invisible and get ignored. Halifax, for instance, […]

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Volta and the Rideau Hall Foundation to Host Innovation Conference in Halifax

Volta, in partnership with the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), will lead Innovate Atlantic, a one-day innovation-focused conference on Nov. 5, 2018 at Pier 21 in Halifax. Innovate Atlantic will feature panels and keynotes that aim to provide attendees with the inspiration and insight they need to develop innovative Atlantic Canadian companies and drive economic growth. “Innovation is more than developing […]

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New Volta, Who ‘Dis?

Last year, Volta announced we would triple in size to become one of Canada’s largest innovation hubs. After several months and a lot of hard work, our new space officially opened as one of Canada’s largest innovation hubs. The new space allows us to better serve Atlantic Canada’s innovation community, and the transition gave our […]

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Volta Triples in Size, Becomes One of the Largest Hubs in Canada

Volta, the Halifax-based innovation hub, is now one of Canada’s largest hubs for entrepreneurs and innovators. Volta tripled in size over the summer and will officially open its new 60,000 sq.ft. space at a community celebration this evening, Sept. 26. Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, Volta’s new space spans three floors of the […]

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Volta and Grant Thornton Unite to Grow Canadian Startups

Volta is happy to announce our collaboration with Grant Thornton LLP, a leader in accounting and advisory services, to help grow Canadian startups. The collaboration includes a permanent office for Grant Thornton on Volta’s Lobby Level. The new office space strengthens the support available for startups working out of Volta and will help the hub develop a […]

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RBC and Volta Renew Partnership to Support Women in Technology

RBC and Volta, Canada’s East Coast innovation hub for entrepreneurs and innovators, have renewed their partnership to support Volta’s Women Taking Over the World With Tech (WTWT) program and the broader Atlantic Canadian innovation community. The partnership builds on RBC’s commitment to supporting Canadian women entrepreneurs and startup companies. “Programs like WTWT are instrumental in […]

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