• Innovacorp – Opportunity for Ocean Technology Ventures – Four Streams to sea and do September 21, 2017

    Innovacorp has four exciting opportunities to help Nova Scotia ocean technology companies accelerate commercialization of new innovative products.

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  • Digital Nova Scotia Welcomes New Board of Directors September 11, 2017

    HALIFAX, September 11, 2017 – Ten influential industry leaders have joined the Board of Directors for Digital Nova Scotia following the organization’s AGM. The non-profit association representing the ICT industry in Nova Scotia is governed by a Board of Directors and led by award-winning President & CEO, Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia.

    “Digital Nova Scotia is committed to supporting the growth of our digital economy, and we are extremely pleased to have such a strong representation of industry and post-secondary education on our Board of Directors. Maintaining a diverse and strategic board will help strengthen the impact and influence Digital Nova Scotia has on our digital economy and industry growth. My team and I feel very positive and fueled about moving forward with such a talented and dedicated Board of Directors by our side” says Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia, President & CEO. (more…)

  • Call for applications: Dalhousie Winter 2018 Co-op Education Incentive September 7, 2017

    Winter 2018 Co-op Education Incentive (CEI) Funding
    Application Deadline: Sept. 15, 2017

    The Cooperative Education Incentive (CEI) provides wage assistance to private sector, government-funded and non-profit organizations offering career-related work experiences for co-op students.

    Employers must pay a minimum of $15 per hour plus 4% vacation pay. CEI reimburses $7.50 per hour to a maximum of 40 hours per week.

    Employers participating in the Industrial Research Assistance Program and the Scientific Research & Experimental Development tax credit may be eligible to receive up to $10 per hour for positions offering the minimum hourly wage of $15 per hour or higher.

    HOW TO APPLY: Prior to submitting your application, you must first receive Co-op office approval of your job description and complete the other application requirements outlined on the CEI website.

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  • ICTC News Release – Official Launch of Student Work-Integrated Learning Program September 7, 2017

    The Information and Communications Technology Council has announced the official launch of the Student Work-Integrated Learning Program WIL Digital in Vancouver earlier this week.

    This initiative will support partnerships between industry and post-secondary academic institutions to create more work-integrated learning opportunities for students enrolled in post-secondary studies across Canada. 

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  • Digital Gaming Summit in New York City Accepting Applications August 31, 2017

     

    Global Affairs Canada is calling interested Video Gaming companies & partners from Atlantic Canada to submit applications for the first Digital Gaming Summit in New York City on November 29th (click here for details).  Deadline to apply is Sept 21st, 2017

    The Consulate General of Canada in New York, in partnership with Microsoft, invites Canadian gaming companies to apply for the Digital Gaming Summit in New York City, November 29th 2017 from 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Microsoft’s Reactor office.  Senior representatives from game publishers, technology providers, developers, and entertainment studios, are coming together to discuss the future of gaming and create business opportunities between New York’s gaming market and Canada’s world class gaming industry. (more…)

  • Innovacorp – Spark Innovation Challenge August 31, 2017

    With five successful rounds of the Spark Innovation Challenge under our belt – four in Cape Breton and one in western Nova Scotia – it’s time to ignite the start-up community in a bigger way. That’s right, we’re taking Spark province-wide.

    Spark is a competition for early stage technology companies in Nova Scotia. Winners receive up to $50,000 and guidance from seasoned business professionals to put their ideas into action. (more…)

  • Member News! VERB Interactive Wins Digital Business with Destination British Columbia August 31, 2017
    HALIFAX, NS — VERB Interactive today announced it has won the web development business of Destination British Columbia, the official tourism and travel marketing organization for British Columbia, Canada.

    The work includes the privilege of partnering with Destination BC on its web application and platform development and maintenance services.

    “It’s a big step—and a perfect partnership—with a dream client,” says Andy MacLellan, president and founder of VERB. “We’re thrilled to find new ways to help Destination BC share and promote one of the most beautiful places in Canada, and we can’t wait to get started.”

    VERB’s digital marketing experience in hospitality, tourism, and travel markets around the world—including a growing presence in B.C. and the western U.S.—positioned the firm to contend in familiar territory and they’re excited to grow their team in B.C.

    “Our team exceeds 100 people—including some of the best developers, writers, creative staff, and UX designers in the business—who want to work on the coolest projects and the greatest accounts in travel,” says MacLellan. “We look forward to opening an office in B.C. in the coming months and strengthening our team with local talent.”

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  • Squiggle Park Gives the Gift of Literacy July 24, 2017
    At Digital Nova Scotia, we’re proud to support Squiggle Park’s Give the Gift of Literacy program. Squiggle Park is a series of games that help students improve their reading skills. Students using Squiggle Park for as little as 30 minutes a week are mastering a full year of reading curriculum in only 18 hours of play which is 5x’s better than any traditional classroom.

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  • The Digital Spectrum July 12, 2017

    Welcome to the latest edition of The Digital Spectrum!

    The last few months at Digital Nova Scotia have flown by, we have celebrated our Digital Diversity Awards and recognized 3 leaders in Nova Scotia, we have met with some of our awesome members, and I’ve even flown out to British Columbia to deliver a TEDxTalkIf that’s not all, we’ve been busy preparing for our upcoming Digital Discovery Camps (next week!) and securing new training opportunities for our members.  Digital Nova Scotia is, and always will be, membership-driven – so if there’s something you would like to see from us, let us know! 

    All the best, Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia,
    President & CEO, Digital Nova Scotia

     


    Navigate and optimize your sales channels and join our third incubating ideas program cohort! Join our waiting list today.


    This fall, we will be launching our Advanced Management & Mentoring Program.Learn more & join our waiting list here.

    Do you know a child aged 9-14? We still have a two paid and one bursary spot available for our Camps! Learn More…

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  • Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia represents Atlantic Canada at TEDxKelowna July 10, 2017

    Digital Nova Scotia (DNS) President & CEO, Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia represented Atlantic Canada at the fifth annual TEDxKelowna event in Kelowna, British Columbia on June 10th, 2017.

    Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia is a multi-lingual technology and business executive with over 20 years of experience in the private, public and academic sectors. Her career spans five geographic regions, working in executive leadership roles at the headquarters of prominent multinational high-tech corporations, SME’s and startups. She was joined on stage by: (more…)