Posts tagged Anniversary
Giving Back: Genesis Grad Verafin Supports Local Start-up Community

Verafin was born in 2003 at the Genesis Centre, when founders Jamie King, Raymond Pretty and Brendan Brothers decided to take the technology they used to build robots for the mining industry and apply it in a new way to help fight financial crime. Since then, Verafin has grown to a staff of over 200 people, operates in over 1500 financial institutions, and has won countless awards as one of Atlantic Canada’s top employers. Today, Verafin is giving back to the next generation of great start-ups.

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Genesis Turns 20: Looking Forward

Twenty years ago today, the Genesis Group of Companies was founded as an arms-reach incubator of Memorial University and opened its offices for the first time in Spencer Hall. Since then Genesis has undergone a move to the Bruneau Centre across campus, a break-up of the group to focus on incubation, and has seen massive success from its graduate companies. At this point we can reflect on the early days of Genesis with fond memories, and look forward to what the next 20 years will hold.

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