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  • Atlanta’s Pronto Establishes Canadian R&D Facility in New Brunswick

    The team at Atlanta-based Pronto has developed an innovative technology platform allowing them to offer on-demand home repair, with a focus on small jobs around the house. CEO and Co-Founder Erik Stadler says the company hand-picks and vets all ‘Pronto Pros’ to ensure the highest quality work. The company’s professionals specialize in carpentry, plumbing, handyman (e.g. drywall

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  • New Brunswick’s LuminUltra Sets Its Sights on Continued Growth

    [A version of this post originally appeared in early 2016. It is being republished now timed with today’s announcement from ONB and LuminUltra which will see the creation of up to 15 new full-time positions at LuminUltra within the next year of operation.] Innovation, award-winning, and results are three themes that come to mind when you

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  • From Ukraine to New Brunswick — Welcoming Zwebra Web Studio

    Opportunities NB (ONB) and the Province of New Brunswick understand the critical role that immigration plays in economic growth. Recent ONB announcements speak directly to this immigration focus. The arrival of Dream Payments in Moncton, for example, brought several new families to the province from Russia and Vietnam. That announcement came hot on the heels

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  • New Brunswick’s Quick Service Software Lands McDonald’s Japan Contract

    Fredericton-based Quick Service Software (QSS) provides web-based back office software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for quick service restaurant clients. QSS services big name customers across the globe, assisting with financial reporting, inventory and labour cost management, and more. Co-Founder and COO Greg Noel created the company’s flagship product eighteen years ago in his spare bedroom. It began as a side project;

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  • New Brunswick Welcomes Those ‘Dreaming’ Of a New Life

    As an ONB summer student working in Communications, I have been fortunate to witness some of the great things happening in New Brunswick in the last few months. Last week, for example, I attended the grand opening of Dream Payments’ Moncton-based Centre of Excellence. ONB welcomed the company to the province with a full day of

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  • ONB Case Study: Bringing RevJet to Canada

    [This post is being republished today as a follow-up to last week’s announcement of a new strategic partnership between Opportunities NB (ONB) and TrueNorth. The RevJet story is an excellent example of ONB’s work to bring Silicon Valley to Atlantic Canada. It demonstrates what ONB and its many provincial partners bring to the table in

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  • New Brunswick, Canada and TrueNorth Partner on Silicon Valley Strategic Growth Initiative

    Yesterday we announced ONB’s new immigration and investment attraction partnership with Vancouver-based TrueNorth. New restrictions on the H-1B visa have some U.S.-based companies reconsidering where they house current and future employees. TrueNorth is responding to these concerns and has emerged as a leading advocate for U.S. companies looking to establish themselves north of the border.

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  • ONB Partners with TrueNorth on Investment Attraction and Skilled Immigration

    Opportunities NB (ONB) is excited to announce a strategic immigration and investment attraction partnership with TrueNorth of Vancouver. TrueNorth provides U.S.-based companies with resources and guidance required to establish or expand operations in Canada for employees impacted by changes to U.S. immigration rules, specifically the H-1B visa. “We are always looking at unique ways to bolster our

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  • Canada’s Blue Spurs Wins Innovation Award From Amazon Web Services

    IoT, Cybersecurity

    Winning an award rarely happens by chance or in isolation. This is the case for Canadian-based Blue Spurs who, this morning in Washington, was awarded the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Global City on a Cloud Innovation Award for Partners in Innovation. This award is the direct result of four organizations (including CyberNB) coming together to create

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