Atlantic Canada is recognised as a global centre of excellence when it comes to Big Data. From global corporations to startups and internationally recognised academic institutions. The Big Data Alliance of Nova Scotia brings together industry, academia and government to advance the province and the region of Atlantic Canada. We are the organisation responsible for hosting the Big Data Congress in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Big Data Companies

StartUps & Established Businesses:

  • AnalyzeRE: (Sold to Verisk Analytics of Boston)
  • LeadSift: (Sales and lead intelligence)
  • Clearwater Seafoods: The world’s 3rd largest seafood company
  • Kindukt Technologies: Big Data applied to the sports industry (startup)
  • Remsoft; Big Data applied to forestry and land management (site), New Brunswick
  • RevIQ, : (Gaming analytics, Prince Edward Island)
  • Dash Hudson (Instagram analytics)
  • Affinio (social media analytics)
  • SkySquirrel (drone analytics for vineyards)
  • LiveLenz (analytics for the restaurant industry)
  • Machina Metrica (analytics for machinery)
  • Vid Snippets (video analytics)
  • Eigen Innovations (manufacturing IoT & analytics)
  • Input Kit (social media analytics
  • Tribenomics (online profile analytics)

Professional Services:

  • Mobia Innovations: Big Data analytics projects
  • BellAliant Professional Services
  • IBM
  • CGI
  • Genesis Centre, Newfoundland
  • Hitachi Data Analytics Services

Academic Organisations in Atlantic Canada:

  • Big Data Institute – Dalhousie University Faculty of Computer Science
  • Acadia Institute for Advanced Analytics, Acadia University
  • Memorial University Newfoundland
  • University of New Brunswick – Data Analytics program (Institute for Data, Research & Training)
  • University of Prince Edward Island, School of Computational & Mathematics Studies

Technology Industry Associations in Atlantic Canada

  • Digital Nova Scotia (industry association, website)
  • TechImpact (New Brunswick, website)
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology Industries (NATI)
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