BDC Small Business Week is an annual celebration of entrepreneurship. Perhaps there has never been a more important time to come together and recognize what entrepreneurs have achieved over the past 18 months. Read the stories of five Nova Scotia companies that embraced disruption and created opportunity.
A marine company scales up during COVID
LeeWay Marine, a Dartmouth-based marine services company, entered a new market during the pandemic and had one of its best years yet.
Exporting spices and sauces to appreciative customers
When the pandemic closed Shivani Dhamija’s restaurant, she launched a food production plant in West Hants. Now, the spice blends and sauces she and her team make there are sold in stores throughout Atlantic Canada.
Graphite Innovation & Technologies has developed a marine hull coating that will save on fuel, reduce corrosion and increase a vessel’s lifespan — without the toxic effects of traditional marine coatings.