VidSnippets Launches New Website

When a solution needs to find the right problem By Gail Lethbridge If you think that coming up with the solution is the hard part of a tech start-up, then try nailing down the problem. This is part of the challenge faced by VidSnippets, a video capture and tagging service working out of Volta Labs […]

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Propel ICT Gets Ready To Meet Some New Startups

As Atlantic Canada’s startup accelerator, Propel ICT has once again opened up applications for companies to take part in their next round of accelerator programs. A private sector led initiative, Propel helps companies take their ideas to market to become successful businesses, with some 75 companies launched over the last ten years. “With Propel ICT’s […]

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It’s 2015. It’s time to leave the 50-page business plan behind.

At GoFullSteam, we’re constantly scouring the internet for better ways to help entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground. While we’ve found a lot of winners, sometimes we come across a doozy… After stumbling upon a monstrous 7,000-word business plan template – that is, justthe outline – I decided it’s time to come out swinging: […]

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After Pivot, Swapskis Is Now Vendeve

To reflect the evolution of its business model, Swapskis is changing its name to Vendeve. Originally posted in Entrevestor by Peter Moreira The Halifax startup began last year with the mission of helping women barter their skills with one another, so they could build up resumés and networks and eventually charge real cash for their services. Last summer, Founder […]

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Swapskis Skills Marketplace App Beta Launches in HRM this November

Youth entrepreneurship, startup culture, and grad unemployment are issues that Global Halifax is passionate about, as multiple segments have aired recently including a feature on Alex MacLean from East Coast Lifestyle (Evening News – October 27, 2014), Small Business Week (Morning News – October 20, 2014), and Youth Employability Project (Morning News – October 27, 2014). So […]

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Google Accepts Fundmetric into Google for Entrepreneurs Tenancy

HALIFAX, NS- -Fundmetric announced today that they have been selected as one of one of five companies across Canada to participate in the Google for Entrepreneurs Tenancy Program. Beginning in September, Fundmetric founders , Mark Hobbs and Chris Kolmatycki will work closely with Google to further develop the predictive and analytical algorithms that allow charities […]

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1 on 1 sessions with Amy Rae from Vanedge Capital

Amy Rae from Vanedge Capital will be coming to Volta next Thursday June 19th at 1:00pm. Founded in 2010, Vanedge Capital is a $137M Series A Venture Capital Fund based in Vancouver, BC Canada. Vanedge is focused on investments in interactive entertainment, digital media, and digital services tailored to specific industry verticals for mobile and cloud, as […]

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