CEO and co-founder of SomaDetect, an agricultural technology company that provides dairy farmers with data on milk quality and animal health Hometown: Guelph, Ontario Alma mater: York University (BA, math, environmental science); Laval University (Master & PhD, biology) Headquarters: Fredericton, N.B. Founded: 2016 Employees: 26 …

JD Drapeau (38) CEO and founder of SnapAP, a cloud-based software platform that automates and streamlines the procure-to-pay process for businesses. Hometown: Kedgwick, N.B. Alma mater: Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) – Bathurst (Computer Programming) Headquarters: Moncton, N.B. Founded: 2019 Employees: 2 What does SnapAP …

Every issue, we chat with the founder of an Atlantic Canadian startup to learn how they launched and what’s next. In this issue, CEO and co-founder of MYSA, inventors of smart thermostats for electric baseboard heaters.

CEO and co-founder of Chinova Bioworks, a biotech company making a mushroom-based natural preservative for food, drinks and cosmetics Hometown: Fredericton, N.B. (Dhayagude immigrated from Mumbai at the age of 10) Alma mater: University of New Brunswick (BSC major in biochemistry) Favourite food: “Butter chicken—I’m …