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11 Teams graduate from Dal’s LaunchPad

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LaunchDal is helping students to start their own business and on Wednesday night, 11 teams completed the summer program by pitching their companies and ideas as part of their graduation from the program. Almost all the teams are working with or have lined up early adopters, and some have already raised capital from sources other than the university.

Three of the eleven teams are in the ocean tech space and several companies are producing hardware. Given that the Atlantic Provinces are applying for federal funding for the ocean super-cluster, it is significant to have more start-up companies in this sector that can be involved. Hardware producers face a different challenge than software producers and LaunchDal has been enhancing its program for hardware-makers over the last couple years. 

The companies that pitched the night of July 19, 2017:

Axem

FrontLineVR 

Graphite Innovation & Technologies 

Trip Ninja 

ROVault 

UpFront 

ADDText 

PLANifax 

Mowbot 

NovaResp 

Vioa 

To read the full article on Entrevestor, click here.