Volta Labs’ first Volta Cohort Pitch Event, which took place on November 14 in Halifax, awarded five Atlantic Canadian technology startups an investment of $25,000.
Fifteen companies pitched their business to a panel of judges, including representatives from BDC Capital, Innovacorp, Volta Labs, and the region’s startup community.
This initiative was led by Volta Cohort, a microfund co-founded by Volta Labs, BDC Capital and Innovacorp.
“The quality of the pitches made this decision very competitive. We are looking forward to providing these high potential founders with the opportunity to demonstrate some meaningful success,” said Jesse Rodgers, CEO of Volta Labs and member of the judging panel.
The companies chosen to join the first Volta Cohort were:
Along with the investment, the selected companies will also receive mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs and resources to help them grow their businesses. Applications for the next Volta Cohort, which will take place in six months, are now open.