Business Profile Series

Learn about some of our home-grown success stories and their entrepreneurial journey.

 

Josh Ogden

Castaway Golf

 

 

 

 

 

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Josh Ogden

Castaway Golf

Castaway Golf TechnologiesJosh Ogden of Castaway Golf Technologies explains the company name change as opening more doors than it closes.“Yes, the consumer uses our product but we've got to get it to our customer first. Which is pro shops, retail stores.”The rather ingenious concept behind the company is retrieving golf balls that would normally simply be considered lost, then selling them. These balls are often in ponds or in the...

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Kumaran Thillainadarajah

Smart Skin Technologies

 

 

 

 

 

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Kumaran Thillainadarajah

Smart Skin Technologies

Kumaran Thillainadarajah, CEO & Founder – Smart Skin TechnologiesNot only is Kumaran Thillainadarajah’s startup keeping him in the province, but it is attracting other former New Brunswick dwellers back as well.Thillainadarajah grew up in Sri Lanka before arriving in Canada to study Engineering at the University of New Brunswick.  Since arriving, he has seen the growth of Fredericton’s entrepreneurial community first ha...

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Pat Whalen

Luminultra

 

 

 

 

 

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Pat Whalen

Luminultra

Pat Whalen – President & CEO of LuminUltraPat Whalen is committed to changing the way that people think about bacteria and other microorganisms.  With nearly 20 years of experience in the fields of environmental engineering, biotechnology, and information technology, Pat leads LuminUltra Technologies, a global leader in the monitoring and control of water microbiology.Starting in 1995, Pat was part of a group of 3 that started work...

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Peter Goggin

Resson Aerospace

 

 

 

 

 

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Peter Goggin

Resson Aerospace

Peter Goggin - Founder & CEO of Resson AerospacePeter Goggin is passionate for new adventures and opportunities with his most recent adventure being  CEO at Resson Aerospace. “There is a lot of energy around a start-up and in developing new business opportunities” says Goggin, “we have a vision for bringing a great new technology to the market, and we are showing it is possible to build and retain a top class workforce...

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Dale Hume

Thermtest Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

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Dale Hume

Thermtest Inc.

Dale Hume, Founder - ThermTest Inc.When it comes to the starting up and running of a business, Dale Hume is big believer in an organic approach.Hume, founder of ThermTest Inc., started his Fredericton-based business the old fashioned way without any startup capital funding or assistance.  Now ten years later, his company is thriving and operating debt free.“We focused on generation revenue through things we were really good at, then ca...

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Chris Hotchkiss

Hotchkiss Home Furnishings

 

 

 

 

 

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Chris Hotchkiss

Hotchkiss Home Furnishings

Chris Hotchkiss, Owner & Founder - Hotchkiss Home FurnishingsWhile some young people feel they need to exit New Brunswick in search of jobs, Chris Hotchkiss came here to create his own opportunities.“I think Fredericton is growing, it’s in the middle of a little boom,” says Chris, who is the owner and founder of Fredericton business Hotchkiss Home Furnishings, a retail store that specialises in furniture and mattresses. Orig...

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Phillip Curley

Hot Spot Parking

 

 

 

 

 

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Phillip Curley

Hot Spot Parking

Phillip Curley, CEO & Founder - HotSpot ParkingFor Phillip Curley, CEO and Founder of Fredericton-based startup HotSpot Parking, New Brunswick is the future of the technology community.Curley came to Fredericton from Prince Edward Island in 2012 to continue his education in engineering at the University of New Brunswick. Around that Christmas, he went to City Hall and told them they had a serious parking problem. Lucky for Curley, he was abou...

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Caleb Curtis

Silverwood Stone

 

 

 

 

 

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Caleb Curtis

Silverwood Stone

Caleb Curtis, Owner - Silverwood StoneCaleb Curtis has always been driven by new ideas. Specifically, elegant design that solves real problems with real products. His product development background has included mechanical engineering internships with DEKA Research and Development (Seguay Scooter Company) and Google's Advanced Projects Group (Streetview Product, among others). Caleb currently has several patents pending on industry-first pre-c...

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Anna Migchels

Massage2go

 

 

 

 

 

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Anna Migchels

Massage2go

Anna Migchels, Founder & CEO - Massage2GoFor Anna Migchels, Founder and CEO of Massage2Go, it’s time to grow.Massage2Go is a Fredericton-based startup incorporated in 2011. Their service targets the corporate wellness industry by providing 15 minute over-the-clothing massages to employees in their workplace on a regular basis to reduce tension and increase productivity and accuracy in the workplace.Migchels was taking neuropsychology at...

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Peter McMath

Timbre Cases

 

 

 

 

 

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Peter McMath

Timbre Cases

Peter McMath, President & FounderTimbre CasesPeter McMath embodies the idea that an entrepreneurial mind simply can’t be employed – at least not for long. That’s not to say the twenty-something founder of Timbre Cases, based out of Fredericton, didn’t enjoy or appreciate the time he spent in music retail leading up to his new venture; in fact, it gave him essential experience and insight into a rather unique market.Mee...

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Adam Clawson

Red Rover Brewing Company

 

 

 

 

 

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Adam Clawson

Red Rover Brewing Company

Adam Clawson, OwnerRed Rover Brewing CompanyAdam Clawson enjoys creating new and exciting products. With a background in multiple engineering fields, he came to New Brunswick from Yorkshire in 2007 to design prosthetic hands, most recently as the lead mechanical engineer in the UNB Hand Project. After falling in love with New Brunswick’s positive energy and attitude for life, he has made the leap from academia to cider production with his p...

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