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The digital healthcare tsunami - Thomson Reuters’ peHUB (press release)

Thomson Reuters' peHUB (press release)

The digital healthcare tsunami
Thomson Reuters' peHUB (press release)
Digital healthcare attracted $4.5 billion in venture capital funding in 2015, more than 4-and-a-half times the investment total of five years ago and a second consecutive annual record, according to investment firm and market watcher Rock Health ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/09
ENTREVESTOR: Game-based learning adds up for Clockwork Fox - TheChronicleHerald.ca

ENTREVESTOR: Game-based learning adds up for Clockwork Fox
TheChronicleHerald.ca
It turned out she was the Vice-President of Education at the book publisher Scholastic Canada. The next day they had a three-hour ... Venture NL is a public-private investment fund managed by Pelorus Venture Capital of Halifax. Killick Capital is a ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/08
Senior Health Care At Center of Partners’ Decision To Merge - CRN

Senior Health Care At Center of Partners' Decision To Merge
CRN
Two Canadian solution providers have joined forces to supply the information technology demands of the growing market for senior citizens' health-care needs, the firms announced Monday. TUC Managed IT Solutions, based in Ottawa, Ontario, and CareWorx ...

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10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 8, 2016) - National Real Estate Investor

National Real Estate Investor

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (February 8, 2016)
National Real Estate Investor
Alternatives were the top-performing asset classes for endowments, with venture capital delivering an average return of 15.1 percent in the year ended June 30, followed by private real estate at 9.9 percent and buyout and other types of private equity ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/08
A host of investors, entrepreneurs headline 10th Southeast Venture Conference - WRAL Tech Wire

A host of investors, entrepreneurs headline 10th Southeast Venture Conference
WRAL Tech Wire
Dave McClure is the founding partner of 500 Startups, a venture capital firm and startup incubator in Silicon Valley founded by PayPal and Google alumni, with over $150M under management. He has been an investor in hundreds of companies around the ...

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[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/08
Meet the Waterloo dropouts living the digital dream - MetroNews Canada

MetroNews Canada

Meet the Waterloo dropouts living the digital dream
MetroNews Canada
Horne co-founded Hack the North — Canada's largest international hackathon — and is the chief technology officer at PiinPoint, which has created software that uses demographic, real estate and traffic data to help businesses find the best locations ...
Meet the University of Waterloo dropouts living the digital dreamHamilton Spectator

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[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/07
She has grand designs on how interiors should be - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

She has grand designs on how interiors should be
Los Angeles Times
To date, she has raised $25.5 million in venture capital to build her business. She's gone ... No wallflower: After achieving National Honor Society status in her school work, Fine attended one of Canada's most prestigious schools, McGill University ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/07
Business oddities: A Buddhist monk now just a click away - The Globe and Mail (subscription)

The Globe and Mail (subscription)

Business oddities: A Buddhist monk now just a click away
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
That's venture capital, by the way, with Sesame Workshop (the non-profit educational arm of Sesame Street) linking up with the Collaborative Fund to create Sesame Venture, Business Insider reports. The VC arm will support startups whose mandates are ...

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[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/05
A big week for bitcoin venture capital shows the original blockchain isn’t going anywhere - New York

New York Business Journal

A big week for bitcoin venture capital shows the original blockchain isn't going anywhere
New York Business Journal
This Super Bowl season, bitcoin has felt like the Canadian Football Association to the blockchain's NFL. Which is why it is so interesting that this week there were two fundraising rounds — including one of the largest ever — in bitcoin, even as non ...

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Daily Funding Roundup - VatorNews

VatorNews

Daily Funding Roundup
VatorNews
German dating app Ohlala raised $1.7 million in seed funding and announced its move into the US by launching in New York City. Investors include Max Finger, Ben Kubota, and Markus Ertler. Ohlala connects people for paid dates. Men that use the app can ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/04
Canadian Biotech Startups Selected to Present in Silicon Valley - Techvibes (blog)

Techvibes (blog)

Canadian Biotech Startups Selected to Present in Silicon Valley
Techvibes (blog)
Dose of the Valley is a two-day program organized by the C100, BDC Venture Capital and the Canadian Consulate in San Francisco. The annual event connects Canada's life science companies from biopharma, medical device and health IT sectors through ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/04
Canadian Biotech Startups Selected to Present in Silicon Valley - Techvibes (blog)

Techvibes (blog)

Canadian Biotech Startups Selected to Present in Silicon Valley
Techvibes (blog)
Dose of the Valley is a two-day program organized by the C100, BDC Venture Capital and the Canadian Consulate in San Francisco. The annual event connects Canada's life science companies from biopharma, medical device and health IT sectors through ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/04
Strategic Shift Key to Capitalizing Canada’s Content Business CMPA Study - Broadcaster

Strategic Shift Key to Capitalizing Canada's Content Business CMPA Study
Broadcaster
Canadian content creators do not have the same access to venture capital financing as their U.S. counterparts, and must think strategically about partnerships, acquisitions and mergers to grow their businesses, according to a new industry study by ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/04
Strategic Shift Key to Capitalizing Canada’s Content Business CMPA Study - Broadcaster

Strategic Shift Key to Capitalizing Canada's Content Business CMPA Study
Broadcaster
Canadian content creators do not have the same access to venture capital financing as their U.S. counterparts, and must think strategically about partnerships, acquisitions and mergers to grow their businesses, according to a new industry study by ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/04
Ontario’s eSentire raises $20-million in VC funding to tackle digital security threat - The Globe an

The Globe and Mail (subscription)

Ontario's eSentire raises $20-million in VC funding to tackle digital security threat
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
ESentire Inc., the Cambridge, Ont., digital security software and threat intelligence provider, has raised $19.5-million (U.S.) in new venture capital as it looks to expand its sales teams and operations centres internationally. The financing, while a ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/03
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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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