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Young Entrepreneurs Creating Tech Jobs in Peterborough

May 19th, 2017

In Ontario today, the tech sector makes up 6.2% of provincial employment (5.6% for Canada) and boasts the expertise of young entrepreneurs who challenge preconceived notions and create emerging technologies to help grow our economy. Responsible for $117 billion of Canada’s economic output in 2015, the tech sector also receives the most private sector investment […]

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Rackofy: Trent student & Cube client launches innovative shopping service

December 1st, 2016

Trent University student and Cube client Nicholas McKinstry is changing the way we shop for the better! Inspired by his troubles in searching for the perfect gift for his 101-year-old grandma who has everything, Nicholas created Rackofy – a customizable online shopping service that offers gift ideas based on who you’re shopping for, your budget, […]

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TrentWorks Digital Marketing Firm is Re-launching With FastStart

November 11th, 2016

Trent University students are making waves in the business world with TrentWorks, the digital marketing firm that is re-launching with the guidance of FastStart. In 2013, Sofie Andreou & Associates launched the TrentWorks digital marketing firm with five Trent students. TrentWorks facilitates the employment of the brightest Trent students to help organizations leverage the power […]

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Michael Skinner Talks Investment in the Local Economy

November 4th, 2016

Building the local economy is no small feat. When we think about local businesses, successes, and growth, we often remind ourselves to spend more of our hard-earned dollars at home to keep these entrepreneurs in business. Peterborough Dialogues interviewed our CEO Michael Skinner to talk about investing in community and growing the local economy. Peterborough […]

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Rainmaker Worldwide Inc. Awarded Top 10 Green Solution

November 3rd, 2016

A local clean tech company is making waves across the world with their solution to clean water sources in remote areas, namely touristic areas. Rainmaker Worldwide Inc. provides innovative, environmentally friendly clean water solutions to communities and businesses struggling with water scarcity across the world. This week, Rainmaker Worldwide Inc. was named awarded as a […]

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Peterborough Region Angel Network Receives Investment from FedDev Ontario for Early-Stage Businesses

October 26th, 2016

  The Government of Canada has invested in the Peterborough Region Angel Network (PRAN), a not-for-profit angel network that connects investors from the Peterborough area with early-stage companies that are commercializing innovative technologies, to help early-stage businesses get the tools they need to become more competitive and successful. PRAN has up to $300,000 to attract […]

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