NOTICE OF MEETING: 2016 Annual General Meeting

The 2016 Annual General Meeting for Propel ICT will be held using GoToMeeting on Wednesday, September 14 from Noon to 1:30pm

Members wishing to attend the Annual General Meeting can join the meeting beginning at 11:45 a.m. 

To join from your computer, tablet or smartphone:  https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/983648349

You can also dial in using your phone:

Canada +1 (647) 497-9379

Access Code: 983-648-349

#propeldemoday delivers amazing startups, entrepreneurs & alumni success

Missed the excitement at Propel Demo Day 2016 in Halifax?  Have no fear, the full video recap is here.  Enjoyed participating and attending?  Share with your friends and revisit the companies that inspired you the most.  The momentum in Atlantic Canada continues to strengthen as these incredible founders and entrepreneurs are helping re-shape our new future.

PropelICT Demo Day 2016 - filmed on location at Neptune Theatre, Halifax, NS

Propel ICT Demo Day June 21, 2016 Halifax Nova Scotia

Only 2 weeks out, and the Atlantic Canada tech scene will come alive with the Propel ICT Demo Day where a number of our recent cohort companies will show off their businesses and their vision.  Together with our community partners Planet Hatch, Venn, Volta, LaunchPad PEI and CommonGround, we are happy to announce the following 14 companies, including 8 from the Launch program and 6 from the Build program.

Launch Program

Halifax

SHED -- Shed has created a platform to help homeowners quickly and easily hire a service provider to carry out chores around the home.

Swell Advantage – AirBnB for docks and moorings.  Swell helps the boaters find short-term docking space and the owners of wharves and moorings to make money from their waterfrontage.

Charlottetown

Airbly – Airbly has developed hardware and software that automates flight logs for small aircraft.

Mighty Pebble Games – This is the maker of Miner Meltdown, a 2D team-based competitive multiplayer game that takes place in an underground mine.

Fredericton:

ReadyPass -- ReadyPass helps create smart and simple transit for passengers, bus drivers, and cities of all sizes.

Yimbie -- Yimbie matches user preferences with merchant products and services within communities.

St. John’s

SEAformatics -- Seaformatics has developed an energy harvesting system that allows researchers to collect ocean data at a low cost, with low risk and with improved performance.

Empowered Homes – This company is developing a smart thermostat system for homes and small businesses that have multi-zoned heating.

Build Program:

TotalPave, Fredericton – TotalPave has developed software to help municipalities assess the condition of roads in a simple and inexpensive manner.

WellTrack, Fredericton – This company has developed an online platform to help companies improve the mental health of their employees.

Garago Software, Moncton – Garago has developed a system for storing and extracting information that can improve the efficiency of an organization.

Repable, Moncton and Toronto – Repable is developing an analytics tool for the competitive gaming industry.

WoodsCamp, Lunenburg, NS – WoodsCamp connects buyers and sellers of timber in the massive private woodlot segment.

Onset Communication, Charlottetown – This company has developed a system to help film crews make creative decisions and communicate more quickly, thereby reducing production costs. 

Join us at Demo Day on June 21:  register here

Record Applications To Propel ICT

We’re pleased to announce today that a record number of entrepreneurs applied to take part in Propel ICT’s startup programs. A total of 162 companies submitted applications for the Build and Launch programs, an increase of 25 per cent over last year. “The record interest in Propel ICT’s accelerator programs shows that the startup community in Atlantic Canada is building momentum,” says Dave Grebenc, CEO of Innovatia and Chair of Propel ICT. “More people are taking control of their own destiny, and recognizing that they can build successful companies from a base on the East Coast.”

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