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Alternative Nuclear fusion projects Tri-alpha Energy, General Fusion and … - Next Big Future

Next Big Future

Alternative Nuclear fusion projects Tri-alpha Energy, General Fusion and ...
Next Big Future
Some are reporting encouraging results, not to mention attracting sizeable investments. Tri Alpha itself has raised $150 million from the likes of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and the Russian government's venture-capital firm, Rusnano. ... General ...

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Alternative Nuclear fusion projects Tri-alpha Energy, General Fusion and … - Next Big Future

Next Big Future

Alternative Nuclear fusion projects Tri-alpha Energy, General Fusion and ...
Next Big Future
Some are reporting encouraging results, not to mention attracting sizeable investments. Tri Alpha itself has raised $150 million from the likes of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and the Russian government's venture-capital firm, Rusnano. ... General ...

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Ukrainian company wants patrons to Settle bill with new mobile app - Mobile Payments Today

Ukrainian company wants patrons to Settle bill with new mobile app
Mobile Payments Today
Consumers in Australia, Canada, Western Europe, the U.S. and the U.K. can experience this trend now as PayPal and others provide such as service, but one Ukrainian company wants to introduce this movement in Eastern Europe. Settle is a new mobile ...

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Growth Works Capital Obtains Additional Secured Debt Financing - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Growth Works Capital Obtains Additional Secured Debt Financing
SYS-CON Media (press release)
The Lender will also receive, as partial consideration for the Entire Loan, approximately 13.1% of incentive payment amounts earned by GWC and related registrants from the venture capital funds they manage during the time of the Entire Loan and three ...

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Square Overhauls Reader To Support Chip-Based Credit Cards - Forbes

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Square Overhauls Reader To Support Chip-Based Credit Cards
Forbes
The U.S. is a late adopter of EMV as it has been used in Canada, Europe, Asia and Latin America over the last few years. The chip technology standard was first introduced in France in 1992. Now there are over 1 billion chip-based cards used ... Square ...

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Dendreon Corp (DNDN) Names Thomas Amick as CEO - StreetInsider.com (subscription)

Dendreon Corp (DNDN) Names Thomas Amick as CEO
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Mr. Amick also previously held positions as president of Ortho Biotech Europe, president of Janssen-Ortho Canada, and vice president of J&J Development Corporation (the venture capital division of J&J). “Tom's appointment is the result of a thorough ...

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Bitcoin Magazine Congratulates Team Member, Vitalik Buterin - Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin Magazine Congratulates Team Member, Vitalik Buterin
Bitcoin Magazine
They've acquired this funding by raising venture capital, earning grants and sponsorships, shipping products, generating revenue, and even by selling the companies they've created. And now they are helping the next generation of tech researchers and ...

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Private Equity’s Most Consistent Performers - Chief Investment Officer

Chief Investment Officer

Private Equity's Most Consistent Performers
Chief Investment Officer
These up-and-comers include top-ranked Rhône and Trilantic, as well as Waterland (based in the Netherlands), Pechel Industries (France), Odyssey Investment Partners (US), ONCAP (Canada), and DRC Capital (Japan). Only a few of private equity's ...

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US losing tech talent to Canada - CNNMoney

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US losing tech talent to Canada
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Applicants need a minimum investment of $75,000 from a select Canadian angel investor or $200,000 from a select Canadian venture capital fund. (There are also a few additional requirements like language proficiency.) It grants a path to residency ...

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OmniArch Capital Corporation Announces Distribution Relationship With … - Marketwired (press relea

OmniArch Capital Corporation Announces Distribution Relationship With ...
Marketwired (press release)
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 30, 2014) - OmniArch Capital Corporation (OmniArch), one of Canada's top exempt market issuers, is pleased to announce that they have entered into a Canadian distribution agreement with Pinnacle Wealth ...

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People say tech is invading San Francisco. They said the same about my … - Washington Post

People say tech is invading San Francisco. They said the same about my ...
Washington Post
Today, I'm not so sure. At the software company where I work, I see immigrants every day. My colleagues come from Canada, Singapore, Venezuela and across the United States. Yet the posture of many San ... As venture capital flows into local start-ups ...

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Piramal in $1B alliance with Dutch pension fund APG to finance infrastructure cos - VC Circle

Piramal in $1B alliance with Dutch pension fund APG to finance infrastructure cos
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Besides APG, Canadian pension fund manager Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) also has struck two such deals, one each for residential properties and office buildings. One of these deal involves PEL. CPPIB, through a separate arm CPPIB ...

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Piramal in $1B alliance with Dutch pension fund APG to finance infrastructure cos - VC Circle

Piramal in $1B alliance with Dutch pension fund APG to finance infrastructure cos
VC Circle
Besides APG, Canadian pension fund manager Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) also has struck two such deals, one each for residential properties and office buildings. One of these deal involves PEL. CPPIB, through a separate arm CPPIB ...

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Irwin Katsof to lead U.S. Commerce Department Certified Trade Mission to … - DigitalJournal.com

Irwin Katsof to lead U.S. Commerce Department Certified Trade Mission to ...
DigitalJournal.com
Irwin Katsof who is the president of Katsof consulting announced today a U.S. Commerce Department Certified Trade Mission to Toronto, Canada. The Trade Mission will organize for fifteen preeminent U.S. Private Equity, Venture Capital and Real Estate ...

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Merz Finalizes Acquisition of Medical Device Company Ulthera, Inc. - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (

The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)

Merz Finalizes Acquisition of Medical Device Company Ulthera, Inc.
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Merz and Ulthera, Inc. have finalized a transaction for Merz to acquire the global medical device company, officials announced today. This announcement follows the necessary regulatory review by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission ...

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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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