MESH/diversity is a Saint John-based start-up that recently closed a $750,000 funding round to accelerate its growth, led by NBIF and our friends at Concrete Ventures. MESH/diversity uses behavioral metrics to help organizations create more diverse and inclusive workplaces.\
Today Byos, Inc. introduced the Byos™ μGateway™ (“micro-gateway”), the first plug-and-play security product that protects endpoints from threats on local Wi-Fi networks through endpoint micro-segmentation.
Today, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Incubatenergy® Labs program and Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE), will host “Demo Day 2020″ with 10 startup teams showcasing technology innovations as part of the Incubatenergy® Labs Challenge 2020. The teams will present outcomes of their accelerated demonstrations and research projects that address challenges in electric mobility, customer and community engagement, system resiliency, tools for a digital workforce, energy efficiency, and more.
Catch Atlantic Canada’s Top Tech Companies. AVF is excited to announce the selected companies that will take the virtual AVF stage.
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Kognitiv Spark, a provider of industrial augmented reality solutions, has recently announced that the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has expanded its trial of the company’s RemoteSpark Mixed Reality Remote Assistant Support (MiRRAS) system.
Goose Lane Editions has recently published Unicorn in the Woods: How East Coast Geeks and Dreamers Are Changing the Game, written by Gordon Pitts.
As tech investors the world over search for elusive unicorns (start-ups valued at over $1 billion), acclaimed business journalist Gordon Pitts asks whether there can be a place for high-tech innovation and unicorn-like value creation outside of major urban centres, whether in Atlantic Canada, rust-belt New York, or Northern Ontario.
Journeying back to the origins of Radian6 and Q1 Labs — two New Brunswick companies that sold for a combined $1 billion — in the basements and offices of a group of geeks and dreamers, Pitts tells a story of two remarkable companies and the legacies that continue to this day. But theirs was not a simple tale of overnight success; there were sellouts and firings, comebacks and vindication, and still unfulfilled promise.
This is a story of high-tech value creation far from Silicon Valley, a story of the mythical unicorn in the woods. Are the stories of Radian6 and Q1 Labs outliers, rogue datapoints that should be discarded, or the foundation for a new knowledge economy outside of the mainstream?
“Gordon Pitts, the dean of Canadian business storytelling, expertly maps out how a province with ‘too much infrastructure and not enough people’ produced not one but two of Canada’s most successful start-ups of the early 2010s.” — Sean Silcoff”
The behind-the-scenes skinny on one of the most compelling Atlantic Canadian business sagas in recent memory. Gordon Pitts provides entrepreneurs with a roadmap for what is possible when ambition and smarts meet opportunity, regardless of geography.” — John DeMont
“You can’t beat Gordon Pitts. No guff, straight-up, Pitts always gets to the guts of things and keeps the story moving. Unicorn in the Woods is an engrossing read for anyone interested in the future of Canadian innovation and the promise of a new age of prosperity for a part of the country looking to write a proud new chapter in its economic history.” — Howard Green
“A must read for the thousands of entrepreneurs building their companies, progressive policy makers, and business and community leaders. It’s also a real story about the challenges and excitement of building new ideas and new companies in emerging markets.” — Annette Verschuren, OC
Mariner recently earned the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Select Consulting Partner designation. As a member of the AWS Partner Network, a global partner program for businesses delivering products and services using AWS, Mariner has invested in AWS certifications for its staff, and proven customer success.