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Jul 07, 2014

Video: Halifax company makes a microscope that captures 3-D images of micro-organisms

This tech company, based in Halifax, produces submersible imaging equipment that -- used in waters 6,000 metres deep -- captures 3-D images of micro-organisms. Stephen Jones, CEO of 4Deep Inwater Imaging, wants to build at least five microscopes for demo purposes. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-growth/the-challenge/video-halifax-company-makes-a-microscope-that-captures-3-d-images-of-micro-organisms/article19469177/

Jul 07, 2014

Video: Super absorbent spheres outperform their low-tech competition

This environmental tech company, based in Welland, Ont., is the maker of tiny plastic spheres that can absorb chemicals, such as during a spill. Its president and CEO, John Brinkman, wants to cover the cost of product demonstrations and trials for prospective government and industry customers http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-growth/the-challenge/video-super-absorbent-spheres-outperform-their-low-tech-competition/article19469178/

Jul 07, 2014

Who should win the $100,000 Challenge contest? Vote now

More than 1,000 companies from across Canada entered our Globe and Telus Small Business Challenge Contest this year. Check out the four semifinalists below, as chosen by our panel of judges, and vote for your favourite. The winner of the $100,000 business grant - and a suite of secondary prizes - will be announced in September. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-growth/the-challenge/challenge-voting-page/article18922089/

Jul 07, 2014

Video: Artisanal sea salt company wants to expand to global markets

Vancouver Island Salt Co. is one of the country's first commercial harvesters and makers of artisanal sea salt. Andrew Shepherd, the company's founder, wants to hire an additional employee, expand domestic sales and sell his products to international markets. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-growth/the-challenge/video-artisanal-sea-salt-company-wants-to-expand-to-international-markets/article19469179/