The financial technology (fintech) sector in Atlantic Canada is growing and companies are increasingly pushing their boundaries in order to scale and grow. It’s with this in mind that Venn Innovation will be taking Atlantic Canadian fintech companies to the Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas through the support of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.
Recently, several members of the CI Fellows organization, Dr. Tom Tao, Dr. Craig Fleisher and Dr. Brad Ashton (a whole lot of doctors!) presented a fascinating discussion (you can watch the video at the bottom) on what is called Competitive Technical Intelligence, or CTI. Now, before you say, “that’s not me!/for me!”, don’t jump out just yet... in fact, if you have a company with some sort of technology that you develop or use, it probably is very much for you.
At a time when diversity and inclusion are a growing, and overdue, part of the public and business world discourse, so too is awareness of and support for the rights of the LGBTQ2S+ community. As we mark International Pride Month, it reminds us that so much progress has been made, and yet so much more needs to be done.
When I was working at Apex Industries, I had an opportunity to learn a lot about doors. For those of you that don't know, Apex Industries, headquartered in Moncton, N.B., is one the leading manufacturers globally for a number of items, including security doors. More specifically, they do some fascinating work with bullet-resistant doors and windows.