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  • There is No Place Like Home When it Comes to New Brunswick

    New Brunswick

    You know those famous lyrics “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone?” Well that’s exactly what Kelly L. Buffett discovered after leaving New Brunswick nine years ago. She really did discover there is no place like home, and has since returned to New Brunswick to set up a law practice in Fredericton. In

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  • New Brunswick Export Success Stories: Populus Global Solutions

    In June, the 2015 Export Awards recognized New Brunswick companies that have achieved recent and/or ongoing success in developing new markets and expanding their reach. Opportunities NB (ONB) wanted to take advantage of our relationships with some of that event’s featured speakers, and get their thoughts on achieving export success in Canada. Beth Webster is VP of Operations

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  • New Brunswick Export Success Stories: ADI Systems

    Earlier this month, the annual New Brunswick Export Awards recognized those New Brunswick companies that have achieved recent and/or ongoing success in developing new markets. Opportunities NB (ONB) wanted to pick the brains of some of those award-winning companies, and find out more about their export success. In a world where business is increasingly aware of the

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  • How a New Brunswick Startup Plans to Revolutionize Agriculture

    New Brunswick’s Resson delivers customized precision solutions for clients in the agriculture sector. Utilizing recent advances in large-scale cloud-based data processing, swarm robotics, and advanced data analytics, the Resson Agricultural Management and Analytics System (RAMAS™) gives the agricultural operator analytical insights and dynamic control over the farm area. Resson’s data-driven solution analyzes crop metrics to assess crop status and

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  • Build Your Business Where Great Things Can Happen


    Last week we posted part one of our chat with Dr. Dhirendra Shukla, in which we learned that New Brunswick is a place where you can live, work and do truly amazing things. There was just so much excitement in our conversation that we decided to add a second part to the interview. Today, we look closer at

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  • Live, Work, Do Amazing Things: Choose New Brunswick

    Imagine a place where you can be yourself, work with phenomenal people, and do some really amazing things! Sometimes finding this place involves a bit of a journey, but at the end of it something wonderful happens – you make a discovery. This is very much the case for Dr. Dhirendra Shukla, Associate Professor and Dr.

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  • New Brunswick Export Success Stories: CARIS

    Fredericton’s CARIS captured the 2011 Exporter of the Year Award thanks to their world-class geospatial software solutions. The company was born in 1979 when Dr. Salem Masry, a professor at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), was asked to advise on the creation of a digital mapping software. Over 36 years later the company now designs and builds solutions for customers operating across the

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  • How to Make People Line Up to Come Work With You: Choose New Brunswick

    We all know the real estate mantra — location, location, location. It’s what matters most. Choosing the right location results in attracting and retaining top-notch talent, happier and more productive employees, an innovative work environment, and more. That’s exactly what we confirmed when we caught up with Mike Bolton, Director, Service & Sales at Tangerine

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  • New Brunswick’s Next Step in Entrepreneurial Leadership

    Invest NB, Do Business In New Brunswick, Innovation

    We’ve already written about the success of the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in creating an exciting and innovative entrepreneurial spirit in New Brunswick. Dr. Dhirendra Shukla, Associate Professor and Chair of the J Herbert Smith Centre at UNB, is one of the strongest advocates for New Brunswick’s entrepreneurial mindset we’ve had the pleasure of meeting.

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