Our Resident Companies

TURN2 Innovation Inc. is an innovative research and development company that focuses on developing great new products. Their extensive history and success in the sports industry and product development field makes them the ideal company to bring new products to market.
Xona Games is an award-winning indie game studio that makes intense arcade-style retro games. Xona’s games have ranked #1 in Canada and Japan, have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries, and their developers have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions.
Saltwreck Inc. was created for all proud Canadians with a desire for high quality, locally made artwork. Saltwreck creates beautiful prints that are 100% made in the Maritimes. The prints are intended to pull at your heartstrings and are unique, bold, and eye-catching.
Aerial Ridge is a Film Production & Marketing Company. They create content for business of any size and distribute across all media platforms. They deliver visual storytelling through brand stories, explainer videos, event videos, commercials, documentaries, and more.
SNAP Innovations specializes in patented attachment devices for the sports and outdoor industry and the marine sector.  Their unique designs focus on one-handed operation and high strength for the biggest tasks in the outdoor and marine sectors.

Wintergarden is a board game design company based on cooperative games. Its aim is to spark teamwork and creativity in others with games that will challenge friends and families alike.

Wild Roots is a full-service neighbourhood restaurant in Tusket with local ingredients at the forefront. We strive to use the best ingredients our community has to offer in a bright and inviting space. Our restaurant is the perfect place to celebrate any special occasion, business meeting, date night, or a night out with the family.
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Green Oil Solutions specializes in oil filtration technology, and is currently developing filtration systems for marine and near-shore industries including commercial fishing. Green Oil also has a service to clean contaminants in diesel fuel and hydraulic oil for heavy machinery and equipment.
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Recircle aims to create a circular economy by recycling plastic through a mechanical process to then be repurposed.
Their team wants to change the narrative around plastic waste to plastic value to create a sustainable future and retain pre-existing value.

When we donate, we often don’t know how effective our dollars are. Pinkaloo solves that by creating the best donor experience possible. Pinkaloo’s goal is to help individuals not only budget their giving, but find the right organizations to support, and make the process easy, fun, and modern.
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OlyUp Technologies is a software tool that coaches can use to either enhance their programming workflows through data analytics or automate their ability to prepare training programs for athletes, based on their sport, position, and individual characteristics.
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A. Langley Developments is a destination development partner, helping clients leverage infrastructure, connect supply chains, and promote meaningful itinerary experiences to attract and grow opportunity in high net worth markets including the luxury yacht and private jet sectors.

Powered by Global Villages, Talenca is empowering the Renaissance of Rural by connecting smart innovations that solve local challenges with champions in Nova Scotia and the rest of Atlantic Canada.  

Bridging the divide between rural startups and investors.

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New Brooklyn Media is a full-service production company offering video, photo and design services based in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.
Every client is unique and every bit of content should reflect that.

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360LAB are Virtual Reality Video Storytellers in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Powered by New Brooklyn Media + Acorn Art Photography.

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Atrio Sports provides a centralized networking and scheduling platform that revolutionizes the Sports Relationship Management Industry (SRM) by redefining the way we navigate the sports world.

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Sailor Boy Sauces began at the Yarmouth Farmers Market in 2013 as a lower salt, fat, and sugar alternative to regular dressings and sauces. Delicious on salads, as a veggie dip, great on pizza, burgers, wings, steak, seafood, sandwiches and wraps. 
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Oakleaf Crane & Inspection Services Ltd offers a crane service; it owns a 1991 ARVA 3033 all-terrain military crane, a Grove T60 AWD man-lift; is currently in the process of engineering hardware and software to develop an assisted lifting device for lobster fishing vessels to reduce risk and injury while increasing efficiency within the industry.

StFX Student Companies

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Tania Tesson, NaturallyMe Apparel & Cosmetics

NaturallyMe Apparel & Cosmetics is an effort to show appreciation and respect to cultures across the world through clothing and starting with Naturally Me masks.​​ The masks are made of European fabric and African fabric to bring a piece of our history as humans collective from west Africa. Future iterations could be Indian African or Caribbean-Japanese inspired clothing.

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Rachel-Ann Taylor, Mythological Memos

Mythological Memos is an ethical online stationery store that specializes in showcasing small artists, especially Canadian ones, seeks to pay artists fairly, and is committed to keeping pirated goods out of its inventory.

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Srinivas Mukund, Open Energy Lab

Open Energy Lab provides an open source alternative energy firm. With the world racing towards electrification of automobiles and dwindling and limited lithium resources, the Lab aims to provide the world's first completely biodegradable all carbon battery.

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Ben Boudreau, StFX Boxes

St.FX Boxes is a hand-crafted wooden box designed to safeguard, protect and store graduates' iconic X-Ring.

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Jeremy Fagnan, Gravis

Gravis is a two-part solution that combines the effects of weighted blankets and sound-baffling material into a low-profile, weighted, stylish zip-up hoodie with a weighted hood lined with a sound-baffling material.

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Donald, Liven Beverages Inc

Liven Beverages Inc. is a single serve protein kefir, a delicious digestive supporting, post-workout, fermented protein beverage with no added sugar, made with locally produced organic milk, intended to "Liven up your diet”.


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