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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Pitch Competition #5

The 5th Pitch Competition happened at Volta on Friday June 13th.  This was a great event where 8 individuals gave 5 minute pitches of their companies! We enjoyed pitches from our usual suspects, the Volta Tenants but we were also graced with some intriguing pitches from other startups in Halifax including Jessica Howard’s G2G – […]

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Pitch Competition #4

Volta would like to congratulate Mark Hobbs from FundMetric for winning out 4th Pitch Competition on April 15 2014. The Volta team and the panel of judges were very impressed by FundMetric’s Pitch! We would also like to thank all those who participated and are eager to hear more pitches at the next competition!

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Pitch Competition #3

In January we held our 3rd Pitch Competition! Congratulations to Proposify for a great pitch at our 3rd Competition! Proposify lets you create custom proposals in a fraction of the time.  Proposify is a cloud based application that addresses the pain-points of proposal writing by offering an easy way to track and manage proposals, collaborate […]

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Using CRM to build a sales process

Whether you are in the early stages of pitching to investors, signing on your first clients or down the path of growing your existing client base a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool and a carefully developed sales process can never come too soon for your company. This recording and the session was designed to demonstrate […]

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Pitch Competition #1

On Wednesday August 28th Volta held its first ever Pitch Competition! Each company was given 5 minutes to pitch their idea which was followed by 5 minutes of feedback from the Judges! The companies all did a great job for their first pitch at Volta but topLog, presented by Ozge Yeloglu, set themselves apart from […]

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