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  • Fintech Solutions Provider Dream Payments Opens Centre of Excellence in New Brunswick

    New Brunswick’s strategic nearshore value proposition has already attracted some of the world’s top financial and information technology institutions to the province. Opportunities NB (ONB) continues to strengthen that value proposition with a focus on those sectors. ONB has worked hard to establish New Brunswick as the fastest-growing financial centre in Canada, including a focus on

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  • Payment Processing Leader Moneris Celebrates 15 Years in New Brunswick

    Opportunities NB (ONB) has made financial services a priority sector. Our strategic nearshore value proposition has attracted Canada’s top financial institutions, and we are building on this success by welcoming new entrants from the worlds of banking, insurance, and financial technology (fintech). ONB also supports the growth of existing New Brunswick fintech companies playing important roles

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  • These Entrepreneurs are Bringing Canadian Innovation to the Smart Grid

    [Opportunities NB is working to make New Brunswick a hub for smart grid development by attracting startups and national and international firms to conduct their testing and development in this province. This post originally appeared in August 2016. It is being republished today to coincide with Stash Energy’s participation at the 2017 Atlantic Venture Forum event

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  • ONB Case Study: Bringing RevJet to Canada

    [This post is being republished today as a follow-up to last week’s announcement of a new strategic partnership between Opportunities NB (ONB) and TrueNorth. The RevJet story is an excellent example of ONB’s work to bring Silicon Valley to Atlantic Canada. It demonstrates what ONB and its many provincial partners bring to the table in

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  • New Brunswick, Canada and TrueNorth Partner on Silicon Valley Strategic Growth Initiative

    Yesterday we announced ONB’s new immigration and investment attraction partnership with Vancouver-based TrueNorth. New restrictions on the H-1B visa have some U.S.-based companies reconsidering where they house current and future employees. TrueNorth is responding to these concerns and has emerged as a leading advocate for U.S. companies looking to establish themselves north of the border.

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  • ONB Partners with TrueNorth on Investment Attraction and Skilled Immigration

    Opportunities NB (ONB) is excited to announce a strategic immigration and investment attraction partnership with TrueNorth of Vancouver. TrueNorth provides U.S.-based companies with resources and guidance required to establish or expand operations in Canada for employees impacted by changes to U.S. immigration rules, specifically the H-1B visa. “We are always looking at unique ways to bolster our

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  • New Brunswick’s Prelam Enterprises: Making Your World Smell a Little Better

    [ONB takes an active role in helping New Brunswick businesses with international trade, emphasizing the unique requirements of prospective exporters seeking market diversification, market expansion or value-added opportunities. The post below originally appeared in December 2016. It is being republished today to coincide with Prelam’s involvement in our Trade Mission to the UK and The Netherlands, two

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  • New Brunswick’s Masitek Brings Hardware Innovation to the IIoT

    [ONB takes an active role in helping New Brunswick businesses with international trade, emphasizing the unique requirements of prospective exporters seeking market diversification, market expansion or value-added opportunities. The post below originally appeared in July 2016. It is being republished today to coincide with Masitek’s involvement in our Trade Mission to the UK and The Netherlands,

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  • New Brunswick Digital Publisher Civilized is Elevating the Cannabis Conversation

    The Province of New Brunswick sees cannabis as an economic growth opportunity due to the significant increase in demand over the past few years. With the medical cannabis industry projected to grow exponentially into the future, and the soon-to-be legalized recreational marketplace approaching, New Brunswick is ready to capitalize on these areas of growth. Opportunities NB

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