Organization: StartUp Canada

Joe Allen

Univ of New Brunswick has appointed industry executive Joe Allen as managing director of its accelerator programs at the J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship. Prior to his appointment, Allen was director of investments for the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, where he was responsible for managing a portfolio of about 50 venture capital investments…

Startup Canada launches national task force

Startup Canada has launched its Startup Canada Task Force to increase the number of startups and accelerate their growth. The task force is comprised of noted entrepreneurs and their representatives including Laura O’Blenis, Carol Stewart, Adam Chowaniec, Richard Remillard, Yuri Navarro and Michael Donahue. More members and its priorities for 2014 will be announced in…