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Ringling Bros. says circuses to be elephant-free in 3 years - 12NewsNow.Com

Ringling Bros. says circuses to be elephant-free in 3 years
12NewsNow.Com
Ringling's popular Canada-based competitor, Cirque du Soleil, features human acts and doesn't use wild animals. And while Ringling is phasing out the elephants, other, smaller circuses in the U.S. - and in countries such as Russia, France and Thailand ...

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Ringling Bros. says circuses to be elephant-free in 3 years - 12NewsNow.Com

Ringling Bros. says circuses to be elephant-free in 3 years
12NewsNow.Com
Ringling's popular Canada-based competitor, Cirque du Soleil, features human acts and doesn't use wild animals. And while Ringling is phasing out the elephants, other, smaller circuses in the U.S. - and in countries such as Russia, France and Thailand ...

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[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 03/06
Gender bias lawsuit spotlights venture capital - Salt Lake Tribune

Gender bias lawsuit spotlights venture capital
Salt Lake Tribune
San Francisco • A sex discrimination trial against one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious venture capital firms is providing a rare peek into the elite investment companies vying to fund the next Google and Amazon. Their partnership rosters are ...

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Reaching Further and Digging Deeper: A Modest Shift in Our Editorial Approach … - Techvibes (blog)

Techvibes (blog)

Reaching Further and Digging Deeper: A Modest Shift in Our Editorial Approach ...
Techvibes (blog)
Since 2007 Techvibes has been covering Canadian technology daily. With an archive of well over 23,000 articles, we remain this nation's premier source for all things tech in Canada. But what, today, is technology? Certainly it is not what tech was 100 ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 03/05
Reaching Further and Digging Deeper: A Modest Shift in Our Editorial Approach … - Techvibes (blog)

Techvibes (blog)

Reaching Further and Digging Deeper: A Modest Shift in Our Editorial Approach ...
Techvibes (blog)
Since 2007 Techvibes has been covering Canadian technology daily. With an archive of well over 23,000 articles, we remain this nation's premier source for all things tech in Canada. But what, today, is technology? Certainly it is not what tech was 100 ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 03/05
Equity Crowdfunding Dominates Discussion at Canadian Crowdfunding Summit - Techvibes (blog)

Equity Crowdfunding Dominates Discussion at Canadian Crowdfunding Summit
Techvibes (blog)
Sunil Sharma said his venture capital firm Extreme Venture Partners shares many parallels to the equity crowdfunding approach as it invests in seed-stage startups and draws capital from a similar investor base of high net worth individuals. Sharma says ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 03/05
Meet The Woman Who Combined Neuroscience Tech And Mindfulness - Fast Company

Fast Company

Meet The Woman Who Combined Neuroscience Tech And Mindfulness
Fast Company
During the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, the company's brainwave-sensing headband —basically operating like an EEG machine in a hospital would— allowed wearers to light up landmarks across Canada just by using their minds. "We could apply it to ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 03/05
Meet The Woman Who Combined Neuroscience Tech And Mindfulness - Fast Company

Fast Company

Meet The Woman Who Combined Neuroscience Tech And Mindfulness
Fast Company
During the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, the company's brainwave-sensing headband —basically operating like an EEG machine in a hospital would— allowed wearers to light up landmarks across Canada just by using their minds. "We could apply it to ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 03/05
CanadaVisa News Briefs For March, 2015 - Canada Immigration News

Canada Immigration News

CanadaVisa News Briefs For March, 2015
Canada Immigration News
Chris Brown, the American R&B star who infamously pleaded guilty to an assault charge after an incident with then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009, last night cancelled two shows in Montreal and Toronto after citing Canadian “immigration issues”. >>Read More.

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Why venture capital investing is booming again - CGMA Magazine

Why venture capital investing is booming again
CGMA Magazine
Venture capital deal activity in key markets picked up in the fourth quarter of 2013, soared in 2014, and is projected to stay strong this year, according to EY trend reports. Last year, venture capitalists invested a total of $86.7 billion in the US ...

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Why venture capital investing is booming again - CGMA Magazine

Why venture capital investing is booming again
CGMA Magazine
Venture capital deal activity in key markets picked up in the fourth quarter of 2013, soared in 2014, and is projected to stay strong this year, according to EY trend reports. Last year, venture capitalists invested a total of $86.7 billion in the US ...

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[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 03/03
Why venture capital investing is booming again - CGMA Magazine

Why venture capital investing is booming again
CGMA Magazine
Venture capital deal activity in key markets picked up in the fourth quarter of 2013, soared in 2014, and is projected to stay strong this year, according to EY trend reports. Last year, venture capitalists invested a total of $86.7 billion in the US ...

and more »
[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 03/03
Harper Government Investment Supports Growth in Innovative B.C. Business - Marketwired (press releas

Harper Government Investment Supports Growth in Innovative B.C. Business
Marketwired (press release)
Through this project, Alacrity will provide a direct link for Silicon Valley venture capital firms to invest in growing companies from Western Canada. Silicon Valley is the heart of the worldwide venture capital investment network and establishing a ...

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No grey area in handling sexual harassment - Canadian HR Reporter (blog)

Fortune

No grey area in handling sexual harassment
Canadian HR Reporter (blog)
It happened while Lane was working at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2011. He decided not to tell others, or launch an investigation, because he said he feared for the woman's safety. “I made a mistake,” he said. “It was my ...
Venture capitalist to take stand in Silicon Valley lawsuitBlackburnNews.com

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[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 03/03
No gray area in handling sexual harassment - Canadian HR Reporter (blog)

No gray area in handling sexual harassment
Canadian HR Reporter (blog)
It happened while Lane was working at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2011. He decided not to tell others, or launch an investigation, because he said he feared for the woman's safety. “I made a mistake,” he said. “It was my ...

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