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  • This Canadian Startup Will Automate Your Recruiting Process

    New Brunswick’s VidCruiter offers HR departments an innovative, video-powered, automated hiring platform. The company’s interviewing solutions replace many of the repetitive tasks that occupy too much of a recruiter’s day. With VidCruiter’s solutions, companies can complete those redundant tasks in roughly a fifth of the time that it would take using traditional recruiting methods. Opportunities NB (ONB) recently

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  • New Brunswick Private and Public Sectors Collaborate on Big Data Project

    In 2012, entrepreneur Phillip Curley stepped outside during a startup event in Fredericton. Looking at a parking meter he had an idea; he would make downtown parking stress-free. The result was a new company, and the launch of HotSpot Parking’s mobile app. Curley and his team next recognized a parking-related challenge for retailers; small businesses in the downtown core had little

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  • How This Non-Profit Is Strengthening the Technology Workforce

    Opportunities in the tech sector are growing, and so is Canada’s Aboriginal population. New Brunswick’s Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) is not only training Aboriginal people to work in the tech sector, we are finding them jobs as well; both in New Brunswick’s world-class industry, and beyond. With JEDI’s October 12th Plenary Navigating the Future in ICT fast approaching, we would like

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  • New Brunswick Tech Company Remsoft Expands to Brazil

    New Brunswick’s Remsoft provides digital solutions for land management and planning, improving productivity, and performance of its international client’s land assets. Its focus is on planning and scheduling, using predictive analytics technology that enables land managers/planners to find the best way(s) forward for their assets. With clients in 20 countries, Remsoft is now expanding its operations

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  • New Brunswick’s CyberLaunch Academy is Open for Business

    It is expected that over the next decade, high-skilled occupations—already representing over 60% of total employment in Canada—will grow by 70 percent, increasing the already fierce competition for skilled labour. With the fast pace of growth of Canada’s technology industries, the Province of New Brunswick will need to rely on internal labour resources to fulfill the

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  • This New Brunswick Company is Accelerating Healthcare Sales and Marketing

    New Brunswick’s elandas is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company offering a variety of enablement tools for sales and marketing leaders in the life sciences sector. CEO Ryan Roberts says the company began with a solution to help customers (pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies) streamline the process of getting customized marketing resources through rigorous approval processes. Success of

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  • How New Brunswick Innovation is Powering the Cloud Contact Centre

    It began as a typical sales call. UserEvents Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Thompson had reached out to Austin, Texas-based Serenova to pitch his company’s service. “I had a list of companies to call that day for sales, and they were one,” notes Thompson. “Right from that first call, however, we saw a lot of commonalities between

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  • How this Startup is Revolutionizing Municipal Data Collection

    Coady Cameron was in his fourth year of Civil Engineering at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) when he came up with an idea. He was learning how municipalities across the continent collected infrastructure data — with expensive vans carrying expensive equipment. Cameron asked why that data couldn’t be collected with the device in his (and everyone else’s) back pocket

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  • This Award-Winning Company is Mapping a Path to Success in Forestry

    Leading Edge Geomatics (LEG) is a Canadian airborne mapping company that utilizes LiDAR and advanced airborne imagery to help clients in the forestry and utility sectors produce maps, collect data, and better manage their assets. The Canadian government’s Department of Innovation, Science & Economic Development has taken note of the company’s technology, announcing it would provide new funding

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