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  • Mansa Capital’s Latest Healthcare Investment: Accreon

    Boston-based Mansa Capital is a private equity investment and advisory firm specializing in growth companies in the healthcare industry. For one of its recent acquisitions, New Brunswick-based Accreon, partnerships have been a key focus. Founded in 2008, Accreon has seen steady growth, becoming a key player in the Province of New Brunswick’s strong IT ecosystem. Accreon’s commitment to

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  • ONB Case Study: RevJet

    In 2014, Silicon Valley-based LifeStreet Media (a leader in global in-app advertising for Apple iOS, Android, and Facebook developers) spun off some of its technology into a new company — RevJet. Working with Opportunities NB (ONB) and leveraging relationships forged in Silicon Valley’s startup culture, RevJet’s new location for R&D staff from two Ukraine locations established in Saint John,

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  • How to Build an Award-Winning Company


    In business it’s all about winning; winning the bid, winning the contract, winning that elusive customer. When it happens it evokes a powerful aura of achievement. When you add winning awards for your business acumen and results, it creates a culture of success. Opportunities NB (ONB) wanted to investigate the characteristics of award-winning companies. What

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  • This Startup Will Help the World Reduce Food Waste

    Moncton, New Brunswick’s Fiddlehead Technology is employing big data analysis to revolutionize the food and beverage supply chain. The company’s flagship product, Forecast Guardian™, is a cloud-based platform designed to help food and beverage manufacturers maintain more accurate forecasts with less effort. Co-Founders Shawn Carver and David Baxter started the company in 2013, intent on solving

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  • CyberNB: Canada’s Cybersecurity Epicentre

    New Brunswick is Canada’s first province to launch a comprehensive cybersecurity plan. As the Canadian epicentre and a world leader in mitigating global cyber risks and threats, CyberNB and the New Brunswick ecosystem members are executing a deliberate action plan to build upon our world-class industry cluster and enhance workforce development, education, and cybersecurity research. New

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  • Innovation Awards Spotlights Key Talent and Expertise

    Local and national c-suite members stepped out in high-style last night to celebrate some of this country’s leading innovative companies and individuals. The 18th Annual KIRA Awards featured 18 finalists in six categories as well as a new award this year — the People’s Choice Award. This year’s top talent featured innovation and entrepreneurship in

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  • 11 Brilliant Stats to Help Your Business with the Seismic Shift to Mobile


    Mobile isn’t going anywhere, as we noted in Ignore the Mobile Economy at Your Peril. We have truly emerged into a mobile economy. Consumer wants and expectations are changing the way we do business. To help formulate your business strategy, check out the 11 notable mobile stats we have compiled below. 1. 95% of respondents of

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  • Cybersecurity Advancement: 4 Ways New Brunswick is Leading the Way


    Almost seven years ago I moved back to New Brunswick to take a cybersecurity leadership role and I am happy that I did. I have witnessed a lot of growth both in terms of interest in the profession, and the technical innovations and implementations that it brings. I remain impressed by the movement I see in this industry in

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  • How 3 Companies are Bolstering New Brunswick’s Innovative IT Sector

    Oulton College is a private post-secondary college located in Moncton, New Brunswick. The school opened its doors in 1956, a time that saw increased local demand for business students. Over the course of its 60-year history Oulton has continuously adapted its curriculum to better fulfill the job demands of Atlantic Canada. This past fall saw

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