PITCH 2018 : New Product to Help Landlords with Tenants

Lindsay Lane News

  If you’re looking for a way to make the relationship between landlord and tenant a little easier, a Sudbury company says it might have the answer. Property management company Vistal is one of several businesses to participate in NORCAT’s PITCH 2018, an event where entrepreneurial startups can pitch to potential investors. Founder Joshua Murphy sat down with Markus Schwabe …

Praemo : Unleashing the True Potential of Digital Solutions

Lindsay Lane News, Uncategorized

NORCAT Innovation Mill Angel client Praemo has been named one of the twenty most innovative IOT companies to watch in 2018. Praemo was founded by a group of digital industry experts with extensive experience in their respective fields. The company does not only understand technology intimately but is able to put that knowledge into practice to provide predictive and prescriptive …

PITCH 2018 : Video Game Designed to Help Youth Learn About the Struggle with Depression

Lindsay Lane News

A Sudbury video game company is thinking outside the box by using educational games to help teach youth about the struggles of living with depression. Platypus Studios recently pitched its video game Rock Bottom to investors alongside other entrepreneurial start-ups at this year’s NORCAT PITCH 2018 competition. Co-founder Paul Ungar sat down with CBC’s Morning North to discuss his product. Listen here  Shared …

PITCH 2018 Winner – New Product That Soaks Up Oil

Lindsay Lane News

The winner of NORCAT PITCH 2018 is a Sudbury entrepreneur who’s product can clean up oil spills and other oily messes no matter how big or small. Dennis Reich is the CEO of Activated White Ltd. He joined us in studio to talk about how this new product works. http://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/morning-north/segment/15541072 Shared from cbc.ca/listen: Listen to CBC Radio’s live streams and …

Despite report, Sudbury vibrant for entrepreneurs, says NORCAT CEO

Hailey Short News, Uncategorized

Originally published on Sudbury.com By Jonathan Migneault When NORCAT CEO Don Duval reads the Canadian Federation of Independent Business placed Sudbury 88th out of 121 communities across Canada, he can’t help but be a little skeptical. From his perspective, Sudbury is holding its own as an entrepreneurial city. “We are the fastest growing innovation centre in the province of Ontario,” Duval …

Why should you care about entrepreneurship education?

Hailey Short Blog

Entrepreneurship can be learned. But the key, according to the Kauffman Foundation, is to provide education at “teachable moments” — when you are thinking about starting a business or ready to scale it. What entrepreneurs need isn’t the type of abstract course they teach in business schools, but practical, relevant knowledge you can apply to your business. Here’s our list …