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5 Social Media Tips from Melanie Wildman

“You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar The quote above is one of Melanie Wildman’s business mantras. Melanie is the CEO and Founder of Nutracelle, a company that makes natural food nutrition products. Her products are sold completely online,…

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10 Productivity Tools for Startups

Time is an important resource for entrepreneurs, but unfortunately, there never seems to be enough of it. Thankfully, there is an abundance of time-management tools, apps, and┬áservices that enhance productivity. We asked some of our resident companies, alumni companies, and friends of the Startup Zone what productivity tools they find most useful for their businesses:…

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Startup Zone’s Annual General Meeting Recap

On Thursday, November 17th, we held our inaugural Annual General Meeting. We were excited to share our Annual Report with the public and celebrate the accomplishments of our first year. Our AGM kicked off with welcoming words from our Interim CEO, Doug Keefe, and our Board Chair, Alex MacBeath. Next, Christina MacLeod, our CEO currently…

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Four New Companies Joining Startup Zone This Fall

Startup Zone is excited to welcome four new companies into the business incubation residency program! The latest companies to be accepted into the program include Cheerings, Forktula Inventors & Distributors, Convergency, Inc., and OpenAir UAV Flight Training, Inc. Cheerings, invented by George Feng, are earrings that play personalized messages to the wearer. The Forktula, invented…

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Pitch Competition Winners

Congrats to Pitch Competition Winners!

Emily Coffin and Chris Van Horn Announced as Startup Zone Pitch Competition Winners The winners of the Startup Zone Summer Pitch Competition were announced Wednesday evening at the final pitch night, held at Startup Zone. Emily Coffin took home the grand prize for her company codeAtlantic that delivers digital skills training to get learners job…

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Startup Zone Summer Pitch Competition

Startup Zone is thrilled to give budding entrepreneurs an opportunity to work with professional pitch coaching and a chance at prizes worth over $5000! What is it? The Startup Zone Summer Pitch Competition is a chance for you to tell the world about how your idea is going to make a difference in the lives…

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