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The Stayful hotel app: No trend left behind - Tnooz

Tnooz

The Stayful hotel app: No trend left behind
Tnooz
The default answers you see are for a hotel that is “hip” and “mid-priced” and for a reservation for a week from now in one of 25 cities in the US or Canada. You can adjust the choices for trips for anytime within the next month. Short booking windows ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 12/19
AOL Launches Bid to Get HuffPost Live on Canadian TV - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

AOL Launches Bid to Get HuffPost Live on Canadian TV
Hollywood Reporter
The Huffington Post-parent AOL is backing a bid by a Canadian venture capitalist to get the streaming network onto TV screens north of the border. Kosiner Venture Capital is shepherding the application to the CRTC, the country's TV regulator, to add ...

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Metro Vancouver inventor Doug Thom is cut from a different cloth - Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun

Metro Vancouver inventor Doug Thom is cut from a different cloth
Vancouver Sun
Yet Thom's company Garmatex has attracted more than 200 investors (according to him) — or 400, according to Thom's CEO Martin Doane, whose venture capital firm alone has brought in “a few million dollars” over the last couple of years. Thom is a ...

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Reston-based ObjectVideo sells entire patent portfolio to security firm Avigilon - Washington Post

Reston-based ObjectVideo sells entire patent portfolio to security firm Avigilon
Washington Post
ObjectVideo, a Reston-based developer of video analytics technology, has sold its entire portfolio of patents and their corresponding license agreements to a Canadian security company for $80.3 million. The deal will see ObjectVideo part with nearly ...

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LendingClub And Billion-Dollar Valuations Are Just The Beginning For Online … - Forbes

LendingClub And Billion-Dollar Valuations Are Just The Beginning For Online ...
Forbes
These platforms have collectively raised over $1.3 Billion of Venture Capital from notable investors such as Blackrock, Google Google, Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins and T.Rowe Price, and have originated over half a million loans to borrowers across ...

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After $90M Funding Round, Hampton Creek Aims Its Simulated Egg at Asia - Wired

Wired

After $90M Funding Round, Hampton Creek Aims Its Simulated Egg at Asia
Wired
... human populations across the continent—Tetrick says there's a “heightened” awareness of the benefits that come with the company's scrambled egg mixture, a reasonable facsimile of a beaten egg based mainly on proteins from the Canadian yellow pea ...

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After $90M Funding Round, Hampton Creek Aims Its Simulated Egg at Asia - Wired

Wired

After $90M Funding Round, Hampton Creek Aims Its Simulated Egg at Asia
Wired
... human populations across the continent—Tetrick says there's a “heightened” awareness of the benefits that come with the company's scrambled egg mixture, a reasonable facsimile of a beaten egg based mainly on proteins from the Canadian yellow pea ...

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Merck acquires VC-backed OncoEthix - Thomson Reuters’ peHUB (press release)

MarketWatch

Merck acquires VC-backed OncoEthix
Thomson Reuters' peHUB (press release)
KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that it has acquired, through a subsidiary, OncoEthix, a Swiss-based privately held biotechnology company specializing in oncology ...
Merck Acquires OncoEthix, a Privately Held Oncology Company Developing ...Finances.com

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OnDeck rings in biggest NYC tech IPO since 1999 - Crain’s New York Business

Crain's New York Business

OnDeck rings in biggest NYC tech IPO since 1999
Crain's New York Business
The company's $1.32 billion market cap at its debut was the biggest for a venture capital-backed New York City tech company since 1999, according to financial services firm Dealogic. OnDeck is a Crain's Fast 50 company and one of the Best Places to ...

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Canada and Quebec Announce New Investor Programs For Canadian Immigration - Canada Immigration News

Canada and Quebec Announce New Investor Programs For Canadian Immigration
Canada Immigration News
The government of Canada will give permanent resident status to around 50 high-net-worth immigrant investors, as well as their spouse or common-law partner and dependent children under the age of 19, under its new Immigrant Investor Venture Capital ...
New Canadian Investor Program -- Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea?Forbes
Canada revises investor-visa planEastDay.com
Canada reveals plan to attract wealthy immigrantsPanARMENIAN.Net
Lexology (registration) -Perth Now
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Rapid7 Announces Additional Funding - Dark Reading

Rapid7 Announces Additional Funding
Dark Reading
... and venture capital investments in more than 450 companies around the world, and has deep experience in the consumer and retail space with investments in companies including Apple Leisure Group, Canada Goose, The Weather Company, TOMS and ...

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Wealth Creation In Quebec: The Missing Link - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Wealth Creation In Quebec: The Missing Link
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
7 Carpentier, C., Suret, J.-M., "The Canadian Public Venture Capital Market", Report prepared for the Autorité des marchés financiers du Québec, January 21, 2009; Pandes, J. A., Robinson, M. J., "Is Effective Junior Equity Market Regulation Possible ...

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Canada Unveils New Plan to Attract Wealthy Immigrants - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Canada Unveils New Plan to Attract Wealthy Immigrants
Wall Street Journal
Canada on Tuesday unveiled elements of a proposal to attract wealthy immigrants, provided they invest a minimum 2 million Canadian dollars ($1.7 million) into a venture-capital fund. The Canadian government said this would begin as a pilot program and ...
Canada and Quebec Announce New Investor Programs For Canadian ImmigrationCanada Immigration News
Canada revises investor-visa planEastDay.com
Canada reveals plan to attract wealthy immigrantsPanARMENIAN.Net
Lexology (registration) -Digital Journal -Perth Now
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[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 12/16
The moguls behind a Bob Marley-branded weed line may get funding from Peter … - The Verge

The moguls behind a Bob Marley-branded weed line may get funding from Peter ...
The Verge
But if venture capital dollars can help professionalize Bitcoin, perhaps Privateer can do the same for pot. ... Up to 70 percent of the money comes from Lafitte Ventures, a company based in Canada that delivers "premium-quality medical cannabis ...

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Promoting Job Creation and Economic Growth - Government unveils new … - Canada NewsWire (press rel

Promoting Job Creation and Economic Growth - Government unveils new ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)
The creation of the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program fulfills the Government of Canada's commitment in Economic Action Plan 2014 to create a more focused and effective pilot program that will ensure that immigrants who come to Canada ...
Investor Immigration Program To Be Back In Business!Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

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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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