Entrevestor: Densitas Partners with U.S. Beta User

Halifax-based breast imaging analytics company Densitas has announced a collaboration with TeleMammography Specialists of Decatur, Georgia, that will improve the quality of breast screening offered to more than 60,000 women annually.
TeleMammography Specialists is an international teleradiology services provider and will be the first U.S. beta user for the new densitasquality solution, the company said in a statement. The product will improve the communications and information sharing needed to meet FDA guidelines.
TeleMammography Specialists also plan to implement the recently released densitasdensity automated breast density assessment software.
“Our goal is to provide tools that reduce the documentation, process and communication burdens of meeting EQUIP (FDA) guidelines and enables sustainable delivery of quality assurance across the mammography enterprise,” Mohamed Abdolell, CEO of Densitas, said in the statement.

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News Release: Precision BioLogic Launches Product to Improve Inhibitor Testing for People with Hemophilia A

HALIFAX, February 11, 2019—Precision BioLogic Inc., a leading developer of hemostasis diagnostic products, is pleased to announce the availability of its new CRYOcheck Factor VIII Inhibitor Kit in Canada, the European Union, Australia, and New Zealand following market authorization by Health Canada and respective in-country regulatory authorities last month.
The presence of factor VIII (FVIII) inhibitors reduces therapy effectiveness and is one of the most complex and costly complications for people with hemophilia A. Because of this, it is important for clinical laboratories to have a testing system that can accurately and precisely quantify FVIII inhibitors in patient samples.
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Entrevestor: Beyond Food Raises $1M Round

See the full Entrevestor article here Halifax-based Beyond Food Inc. has closed a $1 million funding round to help it launch its system that will convert aging supermarket produce into a powdered food supplement. The company issued a press release this week saying it raised the money from a range of investors, including several National Hockey League players. The company’s website shows that it plans now to develop its first Zero Waste Pod this month and to launch its first partnership with a national supermarket chain in April. The company was formed two years ago with a core of sports and health enthusiasts. Its mission is to reduce food wastage, which now amounts to $31 billion a year in Canada alone, by finding supermarket produce that is about to be tossed out and using it to make a nutritional food supplement. It sells nutrition products under the brand TDF Sports. “We are building a revolutionary technology and company,” said Co-Founder and CEO Darren Burke in a statement. “Our Zero Waste Pod is a first in this race to tackle the large challenges related to the excessive food waste occurring in North America and beyond.”  ]]>

Spring Loaded Technology is hiring a Digital Marketing Coordinator

Opportunity Our bionic knee braces offer a better way for people to stay mobile, active and healthy. We are looking for a skilled and dedicated marketing professional to help bring our groundbreaking products to the people who need them. This is not an entry-level position, we are seeking applicants with 2-5 years of digital marketing experience. If you have experience working with marketing automation, web content management and optimization, content marketing and digital advertising, this position will offer you an opportunity to hone your skills in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Company Overview Spring Loaded is an award-winning company, focused on mobility-restoring bionics. Based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, we sell braces direct-to-consumers across Canada and the US. We incorporate patented liquid spring technology into the world’s first compact and powerful bionic knee braces. Spring Loaded braces are the only ones on the market designed to reduce pressure throughout the knee while enhancing strength. They can instantly alleviate pain and improve mobility for people with knee arthritis and injuries. We are growing rapidly, were named Nova Scotia Exporter of the Year at the 2018 Export Achievement Awards, and were one of 10 Canadian technology companies accepted into the 2017-2018 cohort of the prestigious Lazaridis Scale Up Program. Responsibilities

  • Design, implement and optimize marketing automation initiatives to manage and nurture leads and customers using Hubspot and Salesforce. Work closely with Sales and Customer Success to achieve measurable improvements in the process.
  • Implement and monitor initiatives that drive customer acquisition across digital (and occasionally offline) channels including digital advertising, content marketing and SEO, email, and social platforms.
  • Assist with the roll out of our content strategy and the production of creative assets to be used across various channels.
  • Assist with the development and management of our website, landing pages and social media accounts.
  • Test and analyze landing pages and digital user experiences.
  • Report on the progress of digital marketing activities using analytics and reporting tools such as spreadsheets, Google Analytics, Google Data Studio, Hubspot and Salesforce.
Requirements
  • 2 to 5 years professional experience in a digital marketing capacity.
  • Strong communication skills, including excellent writing.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders while developing and documenting process.
  • Demonstrated experience working with marketing automation tools like Hubspot.
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS, and experience working with WordPress or similar CMS.
  • Experience optimizing digital marketing activities using web analytics tools like Google Analytics and Hotjar.
  • Familiarity with Adobe design software or similar.
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets, word processing and presentation software.
  • Experience using Facebook and Google advertising platforms a plus.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce a plus.
  • Experience marketing a healthcare product a plus.
  • Video editing experience a plus.
Spring Loaded offers a competitive salary and benefits package. This position reports to the Director of Marketing. If you believe you’re a fit for our team of bright, passionate people, working together to pioneer life-changing technology, we would love to hear from you. How to Apply Please send your resume and cover letter as one file to keith@springloadedtech.com using “Digital Marketing Coordinator” as the subject line. Due to a high number of anticipated responses, only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in Spring Loaded Technology.]]>

Innovacorp is hiring a Receptionist/Administrative Assistant (Casual Relief Position)

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant Casual Relief Position Innovacorp is Nova Scotia’s early stage venture capital organization. We work to find, fund and foster innovative Nova Scotia start-ups that strive to change the world. Our goal is to help those start-ups commercialize their technologies and succeed in the global marketplace. Target industries include information technology, life sciences, clean technology and ocean technology. Although early stage investment is at the core of our business model, we also give entrepreneurs access to world-class incubation facilities, expert advice and other support to help them accelerate their companies. We seek a Casual Relief Receptionist/Administrative Assistant who is interested in working on an on-call basis to provide vacation relief and occasional support for administrative employees located at two locations, one in Dartmouth and one in Halifax. Shifts will vary from between four to eight hours during weekdays, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Professional, self-motivated, highly organized and customer service oriented, the successful candidate will provide a range of reception and administrative services to the staff and business incubation clients of Innovacorp. Duties: •    Reception: including telephone, client, guest, couriers and walk-ins •    Preparation of outgoing letter mail and courier packages •    Preparation and updating of correspondence, reports, spreadsheets, etc. •    Faxing, photocopying, collating, binding, filing, mail distribution •    Assistance with inventory, invoicing and record keeping •    Event preparation and coordination such as room bookings, scheduling, room set-up and catering arrangements •    Maintenance of order and cleanliness of common areas, etc. Qualifications, Skills and Abilities: •    Minimum Grade 12 education and completion of a recognized secretarial or administrative program with 1-3 years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience •    Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Simply Accounting (or similar application), and internet search tools •    Strong time management and organizational skills, and attention to detail •    Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communications skills including telephone etiquette skills •    Effective team member and relationship builder who works well independently Please apply via one of the following methods: Note: Please quote Casual Relief Position in the subject line. Also, please submit in Word format your resume and a cover letter outlining why casual, on-call work suits your situation. Email – careers@innovacorp.ca Mail – Attention: Human Resources 1871 Hollis Street, Suite 400 Halifax, NS B3J 0C3 Fax – 902.424.4679 For more information about Innovacorp, visit www.innovacorp.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.]]>