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Featured ChangeMakers of 2016-2017
Joining our PDC family of 100+ entrepreneurs &  companies supported by our PDC ChangeMaker Program.


Thomas Bird, Founder and CEO

SM-Heart is a New-Brunswick based startup developing technology that detects the early symptoms of heart failure. CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

YES Atlantic 2017- National Bank Pitch Competition Winner!

EnCap BioTech

Avik Khan & Tanzina Huq, Co-Founders

A New Brunswick based company dedicated to replacing petroleum based synthetic polymers (plastics) with innovative green inspired products. CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

Funding for this company was made possible by:

Trispectra Innovation Inc.

Emmanuel Albert & Jamie Willar, Co-Founders

Trispectra Innovation is a New-Brunswick based startup developing a sensor-based communication and analytics platform that provides real-time monitoring of power lines. CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

Funding for this company was made possible by:

The Farmer's Truck

Frederic LaForge, CEO & Founder

The Farmer's Truck provides fresh, local produce through an innovative mobile farmer's market an on-line farmer's market.  CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

YES Atlantic 2017- National Bank Pitch Competition Winner!


Jen Leger & Venky Kulkarni, Co-Founders

Quber simplifies and makes investing, donating, and saving fun!  CLICK FOR MORE INFO....


Bethany Deshpande, CEO; Nicholas Clermont,COO,  Co-Founders

SomaDetect’s mission is to help dairy farmers to get the highest quality milk possible by providing information of herd health and milk quality, where and when they need it most... CLICK FOR MORE INFO....


James Stewart, CEO & Co-Founder

Canadian artificial intelligence company specializing in automated object and activity detection within streaming video. EhEye's predictive modeling and actionable insights into human behaviour will be a strong enabler of these profound changes. CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

Community Forests International

Jeff  Schnurr, Executive Director; Daimen Hardie, Program Director

CFI is an international organization based in New Brunswick, working to connect people and their communities to the forests that sustain them. CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

Sackville Commons & Coworking Space

Julia Feltham, Rachel Mathis & Melody Petlock, Co-Founders

A place for individuals, organizations, start-ups, artists, educators, & entrepreneurs share spaces, ideas, resources, and inspirations to build the capacity of our community. CLICK FOR MORE INFO....


Alex Kall, CEO; Taeler Dixon & Amy Colford, Co-Founders

ReadyPass is the smart bus upgrade every city deserves — and the first that any can access. We’re helping create smart and simple transit for passengers, bus drivers, and the city.. CLICK FOR MORE INFO....


Jonathan Kummer & Kris Bowman, Co-Founders

Bringing nature indoors using new technologies to increase productivity and well-being. CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

WEnTech Solutions Inc.

Amir Akbari, CEO, & Farough Motasemi, Co-Founders

WEnTech provides innovative engineering tools for alternative energy sources because success in Biomass and Waste to Energy projects starts with the correct technology choices.   CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

The Unity Project

Steve Skinner, CEO & Founder

The Unity Project allows businesses to create consumer loyalty by donating funds directly to the charities of their consumer’s choice.. CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

Sussex Soap & Oil Merchants

Mathew White, CEO & Founder

Bringing locally developed & manufactured skin care products for men to the global market. CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

Don't Dis-My-Ability

Shawn Smith, CEO

Bringing specialized understanding of neurodiversity. Changing how we look at learning. CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

Smart NBS Solutions

Javed Khan, CEO & Co-Founder

This company develops smart technology for governments and businesses to optimize fleet and vehicle operations.

Spatial Quest

Eddie Oldfield, CEO & Founder

This company integrates technology with community development processes, for building healthy, resilient, smart energy communities.  CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

Backyard Mushrooms

Greg Collette & Mike Kendrick Co-Founders

This company provides fresh gourmet mushrooms grown in New Brunswick directly to local suppliers & consumers.  CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

The Black Arcs

Lori Clair & Jake Arsenault, Co-Founders

A civic technology company engaging citizens & policy makers in the understanding of land use, civic interconnections and bringing SMART tools to decision-making.  CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

Herman's Monster House Publishing

Paul McAllister, CEO & Founder

In addition to publishing the Herman Series of Children's Books, HMHP promotes literacy awareness in the Maritime Provinces, and is focused on the creation of jobs in the arts sector.  CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

East Lens Media

Joel Thompson, Director/Producer & Jesse Anthony, Videographer

East Lens Media is a media production company and a social story teller. They are currently bringing the story of impact ventures which "do well and do good" in New Brunswick to the public.

Stan Cassidy Foundation

Alissa Lee, Executive Director

Bringing assistive devices invented at the Stan Cassidy Centre to a broader market  to help more people CLICK FOR MORE INFO....


Larry Little, General Manager

Green Trade is an Employment Social Venture – a business with a social purpose – owned and operated by the John Howard Society of Southeastern New Brunswick. Our purpose is to create jobs for people with barriers to employment.  CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

The Farmers' Truck

Frederic Laforge & Mathieu Reyjal, Co-founders

The Farmers’ Truck is a mobile farmers’ market in the Moncton region carrying 100% local products like fresh vegetables, fruits, breads, cheese, eggs & more.  They are exploring more opportunities to bring local food to the community.  CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

Invigorate Leaders

Rachel Mathis, CEO & Founder

Fosters leadership skills and innovative problem solving in youth to encourage them to take action and chart their own paths!  CLICK FOR MORE INFO....

Syrian Womens' Economic & Social Development Initiative

Gerry Nishikawa, Volunteer Co-Founder

The Economic and Social Development Initiative for Syrian women (SWESDI) of Greater Moncton is a non-profit organization that supports the integration of Syrian women in our community. The aim is to encourage their full participation in economic, social and cultural aspects of our society including the spirit of entrepreneurship!  CLICK FOR MORE INFO....
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