Tips for Creating an Innovative Company Culture

Building innovative products is no longer enough for companies to stay competitive. Businesses – from startups to enterprises – must integrate innovation into their company culture to not only remain relevant in their respective industries, but to continue attracting and retaining the necessary talent for growth. The problem is innovation is a broad idea that’s […]

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Join Volta’s Growing Team as an Events Assistant!

Volta, the Halifax-based innovation hub for entrepreneurs and innovators, is expanding our events team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, and detail-oriented person to join our dynamic team and gain invaluable experience working for Canada’s East Coast Innovation Hub. What kind of people will succeed at Volta? People who care about our entrepreneurs, get fully on […]

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Volta Celebrates Community Growth with Addition of New Companies

Volta is excited to grow our community of innovators with the addition of two new Resident companies and official welcoming of four early stage startups as part of the Volta Cohort program. Halifax-based startups SalesRight and B-Line Analytics joined Volta as Residents. SalesRight helps B2B SaaS sales professionals close more deals by arming them with […]

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Staying Ahead in a Competitive Business Landscape

On January 16, 2019, Volta, along with our friends at the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Invest Nova Scotia and Accenture, announced $400,000 in support from the Government of Canada for a new corporate innovation pilot program. The announcement was made in our Corporate Innovation Outpost wing following a fireside chat with Entrevestor’s Peter Moreira […]

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Volta Cohort Winners

Six Early Stage Atlantic Canadian Startups Join Volta Cohort

Volta is thrilled to welcome the latest startups to join Volta Cohort. Six Atlantic Canadian technology startups were chosen to each receive a $25,000 investment from Volta Cohort, a micro-fund co-founded by Volta, BDC Capital, Innovacorp and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). The companies will also receive mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs and resources to […]

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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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