Almost a year after the first case of COVID-19 was reported, test-and-trace remains the best way to control the pandemic, as vaccine approval and access will take time to reach entire populations. Avani singh who holds a master’s degree in public policy from Stanford University was working remotely as aRead More →

Sheamus MacDonald virtually received the Mitacs Global Impact Entrepreneur Award A local entrepreneur received a prestigious award. Sheamus MacDonald received the Mitacs Global Impact Entrepreneur Award. His Dartmouth-based start-up, Sedna Technologies, has launched a high-tech mobile system that aims to reduce seafood waste by tracking catches through all aspects ofRead More →

Grammy-winning rapper and serial entrepreneur Chamillionaire lent his name and funds to Siena Sauce, the gourmet condiment company founded by 16-year-old Tyla-Simone Crayton. The origins of Crayton’s, which now offers three sauces (Hot, Spicy and Lemon-Peppery) began when she was only 8 years old, creating the Tangy flavor for mimicRead More →

A BUSINESS created by a visually impaired entrepreneur from Saltcoats has been shortlisted for a national award celebrating excellence in eye health. PrioritEyes was founded by Norma Baillie, a trained rehabilitation specialist with personal experience with vision loss. The Saltcoats-based company, founded by Norma in 2011, was nominated for TeamRead More →