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More needs to be done to encourage and support women who want to start their … - WalesOnline

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More needs to be done to encourage and support women who want to start their ...
WalesOnline
Perhaps it is apt that in the week leading up to today's Independence Day celebrations that a study commissioned by the computer company Dell identified the USA as the best location, out of 31 countries, for women entrepreneurs. It was followed by ...
US Earns Top Score for Women EntrepreneursLight Reading

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Strategies: Time to celebrate immigrants - USA TODAY

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Strategies: Time to celebrate immigrants
USA TODAY
John W. Nordstrom: The man behind the famous, upscale department-store chain came from Sweden in 1896. • Eugene Kleiner: Austrian-born Kleiner was one of the "traitorous eight," the founders of Silicon Valley, and the original founder of the famed ...

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Strategies: Time to celebrate immigrants - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Strategies: Time to celebrate immigrants
USA TODAY
Eugene Kleiner: Austrian born Kleiner was one of the "traitorous eight," the founders of Silicon Valley, and the original founder of the famed venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. • Elon Musk: Tesla Motors, SpaceX, PayPal, household ...

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Angel investing networks spend $90.5M on Canadian startups - Electronic Products & Technology

Angel investing networks spend $90.5M on Canadian startups
Electronic Products & Technology
“Our government is a proud partner and contributor to NACO's report on the state of Angel capital investments in Canada. Through the Venture Capital Action Plan, we are committed to supporting entrepreneurs who invest and innovate, resulting in the ...

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Hassle.com acquired by Helpling – Irishwoman’s start-up to go global - Siliconrepublic.com

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Hassle.com acquired by Helpling – Irishwoman's start-up to go global
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The company raised US$6m a year ago from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Accel Partners, which has also invested in Facebook, Etsy, Spotify, Dropbox and Atlassian. Speaking with Siliconrepublic.com, Coleman said that the primary objective of the ...

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Briefly National - The Register-Guard

Briefly National
The Register-Guard
In other Intel personnel changes, venture capital unit president Arvind Sodhani will retire in January after 35 years at the company; and vice presidents Hermann Eula and Michael Bell will also leave the company. 30-year mortgage rates average 4.08 ...

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Briefly National - The Register-Guard

Briefly National
The Register-Guard
In other Intel personnel changes, venture capital unit president Arvind Sodhani will retire in January after 35 years at the company; and vice presidents Hermann Eula and Michael Bell will also leave the company. 30-year mortgage rates average 4.08 ...

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Hassle.com acquired by Helpling – Irishwoman’s start-up to go global - Siliconrepublic.com

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Hassle.com acquired by Helpling – Irishwoman's start-up to go global
Siliconrepublic.com
The company raised US$6m a year ago from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Accel Partners, which has also invested in Facebook, Etsy, Spotify, Dropbox and Atlassian. Speaking with Siliconrepublic.com Coleman said that the primary objective of the ...

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Hassle.com acquired by Helpling – Irishwoman’s start-up to go global - Siliconrepublic.com

Siliconrepublic.com

Hassle.com acquired by Helpling – Irishwoman's start-up to go global
Siliconrepublic.com
The company raised US$6m a year ago from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Accel Partners, which has also invested in Facebook, Etsy, Spotify, Dropbox and Atlassian. Speaking with Siliconrepublic.com Coleman said that the primary objective of the ...

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Roundup: Whole Foods owns up to overcharging of packaged goods; Ford … - Tribune-Review

Roundup: Whole Foods owns up to overcharging of packaged goods; Ford ...
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From the shale fields to the cooling towers, Trib Total Media covers the energy industry in Western Pennsylvania and beyond. For the latest news and views on gas, coal, electricity and more, check out On the Grid today.

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Recruitment startup The Search Party looks for growth in Canada - BRW

BRW

Recruitment startup The Search Party looks for growth in Canada
BRW
Within 50 kilometres of Toronto is 50 per cent of Canada's white collar work force.” The Search Party has raised more than $10 million to date from high net worth individuals and a small venture capital fund, Carthona Capital. It is also in discussions ...

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FrontFundr kick-starts equity crowdfunding in B.C. - Straight.com

Straight.com

FrontFundr kick-starts equity crowdfunding in B.C.
Straight.com
“But the biggest reason why we didn't want to do that, frankly, was the venture-capital term sheet is going to be very dilutive. They're going to try to take control of your company, and we really didn't want to do that for our team.” ... Maple is the ...

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How Docker Escaped Near-Death To Become Software’s Next Big Thing - Forbes

Forbes

How Docker Escaped Near-Death To Become Software's Next Big Thing
Forbes
Its cofounder, a 31-year-old French (of American and Canadian parents) engineer named Solomon Hykes, graduated from the Y Combinator program in 2010 with a startup peddling a completely different idea. Called dotCloud, its software offered a platform ...

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World News Briefs - Jewish Link of New Jersey

World News Briefs
Jewish Link of New Jersey
The conference brings together venture capital funds, investors, inventors and other leaders of the tech industry to showcase start-ups. ... evolutionary profile and would “change the face of biomedical research by creating the ability to identify ...

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U.S. Is Women’s Entrepreneurship Frontrunner, But Lags in Fostering Leaders - Forbes

Forbes

U.S. Is Women's Entrepreneurship Frontrunner, But Lags in Fostering Leaders
Forbes
A Dell-commissioned study released yesterday unsurprisingly named the U.S. as the most favorable environment for women entrepreneurs among 31 countries, closely followed by Canada and Australia – but also identified significant gender impediments that ...
Persistent global gender gap holding back women entrepreneursComputer Business Review

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The Canadian-born, U.S.-headquartered MDC Partners has acquired a majority stake in Capital C and Kenna, two Toronto-area agencies.

GigPark announced on August 24th, that they had been purchased by the Yellow Pages. Hey Noah, congratulations to you and the team there.

The Ontario government is doing something truly unique and laudable says John Albright of JLA Ventures. Last week Ontario's Ministry of Research and Innovation announced a new $205-million fund to help stimulate the province's early-stage ventures.

According to a University of Laval Professor, Canada's Labour Sponsor Funds kill innovation rather than create it. Read the press release here.

MediaScrape lands new venture round of $3.2 million. Chris Dingle has been appointed President and Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Dingle was the founding CTO of 24/7 Real Media which sold recently to WPP for $637 million.

University Technologies International (UTI) - IGNITE - announces the closing of two first-round financings for two IGNITE companies, Profero Energy Inc. and Circle Cardiovascular Imaging Inc.

Kleer Inc. based in California but with a plant in Ottawa landed a $28 million round for its wireless audio product development.

The Ottawa Citizen ran this story a few days ago. We've been saying this for years now. When will the public sector make it easier for investment in the province's tech sector?

Rick Nathan of the Canadian Venture Capital Association has an optimistic view of the current credit crunch.

MSBi Capital announces the addition of two new partners François Gauvin and John Elton.

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