Castaway Golf Technologies Josh Ogden, Co-Founder & CEO
Ignite Fredericton has had the privilege of working with Castaway Golf Technologies during their entrepreneurial journey. Castaway has developed a golf ball retrieval system to re-purpose balls which would normally be considered lost. Using various methods,Castaway Golf retrieves approximately 10,000 golf balls per course...Watch
HIVE/BIMP Co-Location Clarification from December's Newsletter Director of the Fredericton Intercultural Business Services Centre, Fredericton Chamber of Commerce
This multi-program platform consists of the BIMP, helping immigrant investors learn more about doing business in NB, and the The Hive incubation centre for mentees to work in an open space environment.
Fton Council Approves 2016 Budget Fredericton City Council has approved the City of Fredericton’s 2016 Budget at $111.7M, without tax rate increase. The General Fund Budget has $16.0 million earmarked for the capital budget and $787,506 provided in grants to community groups. Read Highlights
Daily Gleaner Commentary by Krista Ross, CEO Fredericton Chamber Part 1: Fredericton Premier Startup City
An in-depth look at the value of Fredericton's economic development strategy, Vision 2020, and the importance of supporting our entrepreneurial community. Read More
Part 2: Local & Regional Hotbeds Highlighting local organizations, which are helping to implement Vision 2020. Read More
Daily Gleaner Ignite Column
Fredericton's Culture of Innovation Chapter 1 Innovation at Forefront of City's Strategic Approach
"Fredericton was founded on a tradition of innovation from the early pioneers to the forefathers who established the oldest university in Canada. Innovation is in our DNA, it's part of our culture..." On the first Friday of the month, watch for articles by our Economic Development & Marketing Specialist, Laurie Guthrie. Download PDF
Refugee Journey to Canada Our Local Immigration Partnership of Frederiction has created an infograph to detail the refugee journey from Syria to Canada. View
Skillsoft Reaches NEW High Congratulations to the team at Skillsoft, who conducted an Annual Food Drive at Knowledge Park in support of the Fredericton Food Bank and reached a new high of $9.6K.
SAVE THE DATE
Chamber Business Over Breakfast January 19
Network with the Fton business community.
UNB Education Career Fair
Employer opportunity to find local talent.
State of the Province Address January 28 NB Premier delivers annual update.
2016 Canadian Lean Summit April 17-19 Building sustainable communities.
NATURAL RESOURCES CORNER
Sisson Mine Project Given Approval The Department of Environment and Local Government has approved the environmental impact assessment for the Sisson Mine project. Read More
Startup VISA Program Webinar Jan 14
Available at Planet Hatch, this new program is focused on attracting international entrepreneurs to Canada. Read More
Student Entrepreneur Conference February 17-19
Starting Point is looking for 10 entrepreneurial high school students to join the 150+ college and university students from across the country at this one of a kind event. Read More
Atlantic Venture Forum June 22 - 23
The Atlantic Venture Forum brings together the best, boldest, most innovative emerging and established IT, Cleantech, and Life Sciences companies in Atlantic Canada. Read More