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Shivon Zilis, nerd-athlete investor - USA TODAY

Shivon Zilis, nerd-athlete investor
USA TODAY
Zilis is one of the founding members of 2 1/2-year-old Bloomberg Beta, an early-stage venture capital fund whose investor is Bloomberg LP, and she specializes in what industry watchers consider one of the most important subfields that'll power the next ...

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Why Kik’s Young Users Have Swapped 350 Million Texts - With Bots - Forbes

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Why Kik's Young Users Have Swapped 350 Million Texts - With Bots
Forbes
Waterloo, Canada-based Kik uses something like a freemium business model with its promoted chats. Brands like Skull Candy can set up their accounts for free, but ... The closely-watched Internet Trends report from Mary Meeker, a partner at venture ...

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Start-up Visa program starting to gain traction - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Start-up Visa program starting to gain traction
The Globe and Mail
The federal government's Start-up Visa Program, launched two years ago to lure immigrant entrepreneurs to grow their companies in Canada, is finally picking up steam. Citizenship and Immigration Canada said Friday that 16 ... To qualify for the Start ...

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Cleaning and repairs startup Homejoy is up for sale - SFGate

SFGate

Cleaning and repairs startup Homejoy is up for sale
SFGate
Handy, which operates in 30 U.S. markets, two in Canada and five in Britain, said that its revenue and bookings have grown tenfold over the past year and that it now processes over 100,000 transactions a month. ... With big infusions of name-brand ...

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Not even The Rock emerges from the cinematic rubble of San Andreas unscathed - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Not even The Rock emerges from the cinematic rubble of San Andreas unscathed
The Globe and Mail
No, it's Canadian director Brad Peyton, whose melodramatic San Andreas bizarrely pays brief but recurring homage to the 1997 disaster epic Titanic. (There's even a rich jerk ... His prize is not venture capital, but the nuclear family. (Completing Ray ...

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SciBase Announces Outcome of the Offering – Trading on Nasdaq First North is … - Digital Journal

SciBase Announces Outcome of the Offering – Trading on Nasdaq First North is ...
Digital Journal
The existing shareholders SEB Venture Capital, SEB Pensionsstiftelse and Omega Fund IV, L. P. (the “Cornerstone Investors”) participated in the Offering with SEK 19.4 million, SEK 13.5 million, SEK 12.6 million and SEK 4.5 million, respectively – in ...

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SciBase Announces Outcome of the Offering – Trading on Nasdaq First North is … - Digital Journal

SciBase Announces Outcome of the Offering – Trading on Nasdaq First North is ...
Digital Journal
The existing shareholders SEB Venture Capital, SEB Pensionsstiftelse and Omega Fund IV, L. P. (the “Cornerstone Investors”) participated in the Offering with SEK 19.4 million, SEK 13.5 million, SEK 12.6 million and SEK 4.5 million, respectively – in ...

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San Andreas: California awaits a catastrophe of Titanic proportions - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

San Andreas: California awaits a catastrophe of Titanic proportions
The Globe and Mail
No, it's Canadian director Brad Peyton, whose melodramatic San Andreas bizarrely pays brief but recurring homage to the 1997 disaster epic Titanic. (There's even a rich jerk ... His prize is not venture capital, but the nuclear family. (Completing Ray ...

and more »
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San Andreas: California awaits a catastrophe of Titanic proportions - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

San Andreas: California awaits a catastrophe of Titanic proportions
The Globe and Mail
No, it's Canadian director Brad Peyton, whose melodramatic San Andreas bizarrely pays brief but recurring homage to the 1997 disaster epic Titanic. (There's even a rich jerk ... His prize is not venture capital, but the nuclear family. (Completing Ray ...

and more »
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Cleaning and repairs startup Homejoy is up for sale - SFGate

SFGate

Cleaning and repairs startup Homejoy is up for sale
SFGate
Handy, which operates in 30 U.S. markets, two in Canada and five in Britain, said that its revenue and bookings have grown tenfold over the past year and that it now processes over 100,000 transactions a month. ... With big infusions of name-brand ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 05/28
Frontfundr platforms launches, benefits from new investing regulations - ITBusiness.ca (blog)

Frontfundr platforms launches, benefits from new investing regulations
ITBusiness.ca (blog)
Frontfundr unveiled the team, key features, and first deals that they envision will help transform venture capital in Canada via democratized access to online investment and hot startups. Or at least access to those ventures active in the platform's ...

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Meeker: Internet Has Only Begun Changing Our Lives - InformationWeek

InformationWeek

Meeker: Internet Has Only Begun Changing Our Lives
InformationWeek
Meeker is the former Morgan Stanley analyst who is now a partner at the Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. Her voice has ... The Canadian broadcaster and wireless service supplier, iStar Internet, No. 11 on the 1995 ...
Mary Meeker's 2015 Internet Trends Report States Internet Growth Is Actually ...Inc42 Magazine

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The Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Class Pilot Program Reopens For A … - Mondaq News Alerts (r

Expat Forum

The Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Class Pilot Program Reopens For A ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
... which will be used to fund innovative Canadian start-ups with forecasted potential of high growth. The fund is expected to have the same characteristics of a typical venture capital investment. The proceeds of the investment may be requested to be ...
Canadian 'Super visa' for parents and grandparents has become hugely popularExpat Forum

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The Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Class Pilot Program Reopens For A … - Mondaq News Alerts (r

Expat Forum

The Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Class Pilot Program Reopens For A ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
... which will be used to fund innovative Canadian start-ups with forecasted potential of high growth. The fund is expected to have the same characteristics of a typical venture capital investment. The proceeds of the investment may be requested to be ...
Canadian 'Super visa' for parents and grandparents has become hugely popularExpat Forum

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The Pros & Cons Of Being A Trader On The West Coast - Investopedia

The Pros & Cons Of Being A Trader On The West Coast
Investopedia
Vancouver – a booming city on Canada's West Coast – was the highest-ranked city in North America at Number 5; Toronto (in eastern Canada, if not on the East Coast) ranked Number 15. A city that offers a higher quality of life and a better work-life ...

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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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