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St.F.X. Boxes Blog

As a student, it can be difficult to juggle school as well as your social life and wellbeing. This is clearly not the case for St.F.X. student Ben Boudreau who on top of everything, has started his own successful business.

Open Energy Labs Blog

Founded in 2017, Open Energy Labs was founded as a simple science project and has since transformed into an established organization with over ten employees.

Katchi Named Semi-Finalist in Cisco 2022 Global Problem Solver Challenge

The Katchi team was 1 of 94 teams selected and is one step closer to winning a share of $1,000,000 USD to help them advance their #TechForGood solutions. Check back on July 5th, 2022 when the Finalists will be announced!

Liven Protein + Kefir Aims to Improve Consumers' Gut Health

Much like the rest of the world, when the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in early 2020 and lockdown restrictions began, people had lots of new time on their hands. It was then that Richard (Founder of Liven Protein Kefir) had the idea of developing this product.

Xona Games, an Award-Winning Indie Game Studio, Finds Success with the Help of IGNITE

Xona Games is an award-winning indie game studio founded by twin brothers, Matthew and Jason Doucette. For as long as they can remember, they have been fascinated by video games and began coding games at the age of 7. Xona Games is the realization of a childhood passion. 

Meet Emunity, A Decentralized Platform Changing Information Security

Emunity is a decentralized platform that allows verifiable credentials and documents to be transmitted in a privacy focused manner throughout any industry

Federal government invests in women and connects rural N.S. communities with resources, opportunities via IGNITE Atlantic

If you are a woman with a business idea in Central Nova, Sean Fraser wants to introduce you to IGNITE Atlantic. In 2021, only 16 per cent of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses are owned by women, and the Government of Canada is working to change that.

Announcing the Sobeys Plastic Waste Challenge

We've launched the Sobeys Plastic Waste Challenge - an industry challenge to find an alternative food grade package for meat and seafood.

Wintergarden Game Design

“I was working as a research scientist abroad thinking about how the world was transforming into something more digital. I had inspiration sitting in my apartment’s sunroom (Wintergarden in German) on how to return to an analog connection by creating a board game. It was there where the foundation of my first game was laid.” - Josh Robertson, Founder


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IGNITE Northern

352 East River Road, New Glasgow, NS B2H 3P7

Enginuity Inc.

264 Herring Cove Road #100,
Halifax, NS B3P 1M1


1209 Marginal Road
Halifax, NS B3H 4P8

IGNITE Southern

208 Main Street
Yarmouth, NS B5A 1C7

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