Here we list a few of our members, lots more people to meet inside the space!
Aaron runs Able Sense Media (http://ablesense.com) – a website agency specializing in “Craftsmanship For The Web”. He has built a talented team of experts providing content, design, and development expertise to clients large and small. Aaron is also the creator of Project Birdie (http://projectbirdie.com) – a web application for tracking personal golf statistics.
firstname.lastname@example.orgAlex is an entrepreneur specializing in the creation of organized, flexible systems that can be run effortlessly by anybody, with minimum training. This year Alex’s project is a loan funding and payment processing organization. Named HMS Financial, its mission is to enable Nova Scotians to better understand and to take command of their insurance payments.
Story Engine Pictures
email@example.comA Genie-Award nominated filmmaker, Marc Almon is founder and principal of Story Engine Pictures, a dynamic production company that specializes in the crafting of high-quality independent feature films and narrative-driven web content. The company’s primary focus is to nurture the work of great storytellers in the service of entertaining and inspiring audiences.
|Sarah Craig, Founder
I Heart Bikes HFX -
Twitter: @iheartbikeshfxSarah considers the HUB her business family having completely incubated her first business, I Heart Bikes HFX here. I Heart Bikes provides Halifax Bike Tours and Bike Rental show casing best the City of Halifax. Sarah’s dream is to see everyday people on bikes, everyday.
|Gia Greer, Owner
Tamper Sustainable Fashions
(902)233-2749 Gia Greer is a craftsperson and educator. She owns Tamper Sustainable Fashion and coordinates the art space at the Hub. You can find Gia on Saturdays vending clothing and accessories made from local, recycled and organic materials at the Halifax Seaport Farmer’s Market. In the classroom Gia is an advocate of art education as an agent of social change.”
|Kat Kitching, Owner / Operator
Outdoor Active Fitness Halifax
firstname.lastname@example.orgKat Kitching has extensive experience in educational program coordination & leadership. She is the owner of OutdoorActive Fitness Halifax, specializing in nordic walking, cross-country skiing and outdoor exercise classes. Kat also dabbles in nature interpretation, arts & crafts, and graphic design. She works part-time as a research co-ordinator at SMU, in the field of co-operative enterprise.
Twitter: @drew_pettitIT director supporting three divisions of Time Inc. (print media arm of Time Warner). The divisions are in the fundraising business, and predominantly sell magazines. I have a home office + hub membership + travel about 20 weeks a year in the US and Canada. Formerly I worked for Readers Digest in Pleasantville, NY, and before that with a software startup company in Greenwich Connecticut. My career thus far has been filled with some very exciting and demanding projects, people and successes. I will be moving on from my current position in Mar 2012, due to an acquisition of my divisions in Jan 2012.
Lizzy Hill is a writer, researcher and editor, who loves exploring topics relating to arts & culture, human relationships, food & lifestyle, harm-reduction, sexual politics, environmental sustainability and social justice issues. Keep up to date with her projects by following her website and feel free to contact her about story ideas or journalistic work.
email@example.comChristopher Cohoon is a Nova Scotia native and a PhD candidate in philosophy at Stony Brook University (New York), where he is completing a dissertation on Emmanuel Levinas and environmental philosophy.
Shindig Digital Constructions Inc.
Andrew is a software developer and entrepreneur. He builds web-based business applications with Ruby on Rails, and has recently moved into iOS development as well. He recently built “Remembary” an iPad diary app that helps you remember what you did every day by collecting your social media feeds. He also runs “Starshipsstarthere.ca“, a site that mixes iconic ships and characters from science fiction with equally iconic Nova Scotian scenery.
My work involves facilitating greater awareness, happiness, and purpose in life and work. I started the Centre for Applied Neuroscience Coaching after finishing my PhD in Neuroscience and Psychology and after becoming a certified yoga teacher. My work is based on the life-coaching approach, Neuropsychoidiology, which involves guiding people to draw awareness to how their brains and minds work by understanding thinking, emotional, and behavioural patterns. I also run a life-coaching certification course.
Twitter: @CeciliaJamasmie Cecilia Jamasmie is one of the editors at MINING.com, a web-based global mining publication focusing on news and commentary. She is also developing a Spanish version of the site to be launched soon. MINING.com is a “one-stop-shop” for mining industry professionals, educators, investors, and the general public. She covers all the important mining news of the day, including but not limited to: mergers and acquisitions, education, financings, environment, market data and commentary.
|David Upton||David Upton
902 790 2600
firstname.lastname@example.orgDavid Upton leads the Atlantic Council for Community and Social Enterprise www.accse.ca . The organization is committed to supporting the development of enterprising solutions for our region’s most vexing social, environmental and economic challenges through advocacy for supportive policy, capacity building in the sector and public awareness. He also delivers the Students in Business www.studentsinbusiness.ca program for Blue Water CBDC in HRM. The program provides “No interest” loans to students looking to engage in entrepreneurship.