• LEAP Halifax: Meeting Opportunities with International Consultants August 16, 2018

    Nova Scotia Business Inc., in partnership with Innovacorp, Global Affairs Canada, and the Trade Commissioner Services in San Diego, is recruiting companies to participate in an incoming mission with international consultants and venture capitalists from San Diego, USA.

    This initiative is part of LEAP Halifax. LEAP Halifax is offered to high innovation companies to leverage San Diego’s innovation and commercialization expertise, to help enlighten our tech entrepreneurs and the broader business community about near-term opportunities, accelerate our startups’ commercial readiness, and promote the unique science, technology, and innovation originating in Nova Scotia to the US West Coast business community (LEAP).


  • Innovacorp’s Accelerate Program August 7, 2018

    Innovacorp’s Accelerate Program is tailored to help Nova Scotia technology companies get investment ready. If you have a high potential start-up approaching investment readiness, click here to learn about the global stream.

    The Innovacorp Accelerate Program is now open for submissions! The deadline for applications is Monday, September 10, 2018, at 11:59 pm ADT. To apply, use the Microsoft Word APPLICATION FORM, answering the questions in the boxes provided, and then SUBMIT IT VIA EMAIL.


  • Seeking a student representative on the DNS Board of Directors July 25, 2018

    Digital Nova Scotia is inviting applications from students in the ICT field(*) who are interested in filling the position of student representative on the Digital Nova Scotia Board of Directors.

    The appointment is for a one year period. Senior year university undergrads, second-year college students, and graduate students are invited to apply. Previous experience with boards, management committees, and volunteer organizations is valued but not necessary.

    As the student representative, you will be expected to attend eight board meetings during the course of the year. As well, you will be invited to represent the organization at various events held throughout the year. This is an opportunity to interact with the ICT industry in Nova Scotia, to create a network within the sector, and to influence the direction of the organization. (more…)

  • Global Accelerator and Pitch Competition Tour July 20, 2018

    Event description:
    Are you interested in fast-tracking your global business growth?

    This Fall, Startup Canada, in partnership with the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), Export Development Canada, and UPS are showcasing and supporting the global ambitions of 2,500 borderless businesses across Canada through several exclusive initiatives.

    Successful applicants will join the 2018 Global Entrepreneurs Cohort and benefit from the support of government, industry and non-profit partners, accelerating access to markets, mentors, customers and capital.

    Event dates

    • Toronto: September 12th, 2018
    • Calgary: September 18th, 2018
    • Montreal: September 24th, 2018
    • Halifax: September 26th, 2018
    • Vancouver: October 2nd, 2018

    Boost your international expansion. Apply Now.


  • T4G honoured with two Microsoft IMPACTAwards in Las Vegas July 17, 2018

    We’re thrilled to share that our member T4G Limited has been recognized as the winner of the 2018 Microsoft Canada Data & AI Innovation and the Industry Innovation for Commercial IMPACT Award! More details in the press release below.


  • Innovacorp Names 2018 Spark Innovation Challenge Winners July 5, 2018

    The 2018 Spark competition attracted 122 submissions from across Nova Scotia. Fifteen start-ups are receiving funding and additional support through this year’s challenge.

    Read the news release and check out the full list of winners.

    Innovacorp  |  400-1871 Hollis Street  Halifax NS B3J 0C3  Canada
    902.424.8670  | 
    info@innovacorp.ca  |  www.innovacorp.ca

  • The Digital Spectrum June 11, 2018

    Welcome to the latest edition of The Digital Spectrum!

    As we send this newsletter, we are still in awe of our recent Digital Diversity Awards celebration, where we recognized three winners for their leadership and commitment to diversity in our sector. Congratulations once again to our winners and finalists, and thank you to all who joined us and supported the event (and to our sponsor and member, Maplewave).

    Along the lines of increased diversity in the tech sector, we were also honoured to be a part of the Acadia panel on “Diversity in STEM – Why it Matters” in light of International Women’s Day earlier this year.

    Since our last message, DNS has been moving at the speed of light! After listening to member feedback, we have increased our professional development and training opportunities. Since January 2018, we’ve offered 6 full day workshops for 62 members, hosted 5 Info4Impact lunch and learns for 55 attendees, and maintained a 92% satisfaction rate across the board. These are statistics we love to see.


  • DNS continues to grow – join our team! June 8, 2018

    Title: Member Success Specialist
    Employment Type: Full-time – Permanent
    Reports to: President & CEO
    Start Date:  September 2018


    At Digital Nova Scotia, we like to think we hire great people.

    If you’re passionate about building relationships, engaging with industry, thinking creatively and working in one of the most exciting sectors in the world – this could be the job for you!

    We’re seeking a Member Success Specialist who thrives in a rapidly changing, ever-evolving, fast-paced business environment with a passion for the tech sector. Our Member Success Specialist will spearhead member engagement, recruitment, retention, and satisfaction, whilst identifying and securing new funding opportunities to drive organizational growth and success. If you’re ready to jump right in and have a go-getter attitude – then apply today! P.S. We’re a really close team here at Digital Nova Scotia, so being a good team player is a must. (more…)

  • 2018 Digital Diversity Award Winners Announced! June 5, 2018

    Acknowledging & Celebrating: Female Leaders and Diversity Champions at Digital Nova Scotia’s 3rd Digital Diversity Awards

    Recognizing women in a traditionally male-dominated sector, DNS has announced our 2018 Digital Diversity Award winners. (more…)

  • CTA Fall Recruitment 2018 – Applications now OPEN May 30, 2018

    Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA) in Boston, New York and Silicon Valley are now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 cohort.

    Programs will run simultaneously from August to December 2018, with the in-market portion beginning in September.

    Who can apply?