Emerging Cape Breton tech firms help shape digital economy with artificial intelligence
“Advances in the digital economy mean more than just the development of new products or services. It has the potential to help us solve some of the most difficult challenges, while creating good quality jobs and growth across all industries. We are thrilled to invest in the next phases of work with these companies as they innovate, commercialize and grow.”
- The Honourable Mélanie Joly, MP for Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA
"The work that these two companies are doing perfectly demonstrates one of the ways Cape Breton–Unama’ki is attracting skilled talent to the region, bringing innovative ideas and providing real-time solutions on an international scale. We are proud to help these companies grow, attract more people and create new jobs here on the Island.”
- Jaime Battiste, Member of Parliament for Sydney – Victoria
“We are extremely proud to continue our work at Orenda here in Membertou. We have seen this company grow significantly over the last five years and anticipate that this growth will continue with the help of the investments received here today."
- Tanya Seajay, CEO & Owner, Orenda Software Solutions Inc.
"Video gaming is the largest form of entertainment in the world today in terms of revenue. It is larger than sports, music and movies combined. Swarmio has developed the Latency-optimized Edge Computing (LEC) technology to deliver lag free gaming and offers it to telecom operators globally to help them seize a piece of the growing gaming market."
- Vijai Karthigesu, CEO, Swarmio Inc.
Canadians are among the most digitally connected people in the world.
According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, 89% of Canadians and 98% of businesses are online, while 88% of Canadians use a mobile device.
Office of the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages
Chris Brooks Director, Communications and Outreach
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
902-426-9417 / 902-830-3839 (cell)
Orenda Software Solutions
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