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Lone Wolf Trax now in good company - Winnipeg Free Press

Lone Wolf Trax now in good company
Winnipeg Free Press
Wolf Trax benefited from the first wave of retail venture-capital investment in Canada and was part of the Ensis portfolio when that Winnipeg-based fund was sold to GrowthWorks. As it sometimes happens in those sorts of deals, the new guys at ...

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Government Injecting Six Times More Capital into Canadian Companies Than … - Techvibes (blog)

Techvibes (blog)

Government Injecting Six Times More Capital into Canadian Companies Than ...
Techvibes (blog)
Over the same period, venture capital (VC) deals amounted to $900 million, according to previously reported findings from Canada's Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. “Canada's government funding marketplace has been almost impenetrable ...

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Canadian public-private venture capital fund raises C$160 million - Reuters Canada

Canadian public-private venture capital fund raises C$160 million
Reuters Canada
By Euan Rocha and Alastair Sharp. TORONTO (Reuters) - The latest of several Canadian government-backed investment funds that are being set up to breathe life into the country's venture capital industry raised C$160 million ($141.6 million) on its ...

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CVCA Welcomes Federal Government’s Third Fund In The “Venture Capital … - DigitalJournal.com

CVCA Welcomes Federal Government's Third Fund In The "Venture Capital ...
DigitalJournal.com
TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - CVCA - The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association - welcomes the Government of Canada's announcement to invest in Kensington Venture Fund, a private sector-led fund of funds, as the next step in the ...

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The best places in the world to launch a start-up - CNBC

CNBC

The best places in the world to launch a start-up
CNBC
The Global Entrepreneurship Network and the GEDI Institute partnered on the research and development of the Global Entrepreneurship Index, which found that the U.S. leads the world in entrepreneurship, followed by Canada, Australia and the United ...
Minister of State Bernier Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014Marketwired (press release)

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Los Angeles Police Use Data To Target Crime - NewsFactor Network

NewsFactor Network

Los Angeles Police Use Data To Target Crime
NewsFactor Network
LASER uses technology developed by the CIA's venture capital arm to realize a post-9/11 dream that allows investigators to match up vast troves of data from 15 separate sources to connect dots that they otherwise might miss. Funded by federal grants ...

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Competing tech companies secure funding - Madison.com

Competing tech companies secure funding
Madison.com
SHINE Medical Technologies, Middleton, said Tuesday it is getting $11 million from investors led by Knox, a Las Vegas venture capital fund set up by UW-Madison alumnus Frederick Mancheski. NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes, Madison, received $6 ... Two ...

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Evernote Chief Sees Change as Challenge - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Evernote Chief Sees Change as Challenge
Wall Street Journal
The Redwood City, Calif.-based company, which launched in 2008 and has about 400 employees, has received several rounds of funding totaling more than $300 million from the likes of venture-capital firms Sequoia Capital and Morgenthaler Ventures.

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Lean Hardware: Breeding Hardware Unicorns - TechCrunch (blog)

Lean Hardware: Breeding Hardware Unicorns
TechCrunch (blog)
Out of the 50 startups that graduated so far, 60 percent were from the U.S. and Canada, 20 percent from Europe and 20 percent from Asia. Let's see how the ... Post-crowdfunding, a majority went on to raise venture capital in a much more comfortable ...

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BC companies earn rankings in Deloitte’s Fast 50 Awards - Vancity Buzz

BC companies earn rankings in Deloitte's Fast 50 Awards
Vancity Buzz
“Fast-growing companies used to look solely to the US to secure sources of capital when domestic venture capital dried up after 2000, but the pendulum is now swinging back into balance. That is the result of recently added investments to the Canadian ...

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Ara Labs Pair Secures Startup Visas - Techvibes (blog)

Ara Labs Pair Secures Startup Visas
Techvibes (blog)
... are the first successful Atlantic Canadian applicants to the Startup Visa Program, the federal government announced last week. They were also the first successful applicants in the country under the program using the sponsorship of a venture ...

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Los Angeles Police Use Data To Target Crime - Top Tech News

Top Tech News

Los Angeles Police Use Data To Target Crime
Top Tech News
LASER uses technology developed by the CIA's venture capital arm to realize a post-9/11 dream that allows investigators to match up vast troves of data from 15 separate sources to connect dots that they otherwise might miss. Funded by federal grants ...

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Latest Canadian stats reveal $5.8B in government funding and $900M in venture … - BetaKit

BetaKit

Latest Canadian stats reveal $5.8B in government funding and $900M in venture ...
BetaKit
A new report by The Funding Portal reveals new data on the amount of funding Canadian startups have received. The stats show that there was $5.86B in government funding and $897M in venture capital distributed in first half of 2014, which is on target ...
New Data Sheds Light on Canada's Business Funding LandscapeYahoo Finance UK

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New Data Sheds Light on Canada’s Business Funding Landscape - Yahoo Finance UK

BetaKit

New Data Sheds Light on Canada's Business Funding Landscape
Yahoo Finance UK
Over the same period, venture capital (VC) deals amounted to $897M, according to previously reported findings from Canada's Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. "Canada's government funding marketplace has been almost impenetrable and ...
Latest Canadian stats reveal $5.8B in government funding and $900M in venture ...BetaKit

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The global entrepreneurial boom is about jobs - CNBC

CNBC

The global entrepreneurial boom is about jobs
CNBC
The Global Entrepreneurship Network and the GEDI Institute partnered on the research and development of the Global Entrepreneurship Index, which found that the U.S. leads the world in entrepreneurship, followed by Canada, Australia and the United ...

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Celtic House Venture Partners of K-W invested in Dublin-based RedMere last week.

Rogers Media and CTVglobemedia Inc. announce that Rogers Broadcasting will acquire certain Canadian conventional and specialty television services from CTVglobemedia Inc.

Emerald Technology Ventures announces it closed its second cleantech focused venture fund with commitments of CA$210 million.

Cytochroma announces it secured $3 million in new funding from the Canadian Medical Discoveries Fund Inc. (CMDF) and University Medical Discoveries Inc. (UMDI).

Argon Venture Partners announces the opening of U.S. and Canada offices in Calgary, Alberta, and Silicon Valley, California.

Kensington Capital appointments Graeme Johnson to Managing Director and member of the Investment Committee.

Geosign makes Brandon Nussey Chief Financial Officer.

American Capital Strategies Ltd. acquired a $160 million minority equity stake in the Geosign Group of Companies, a Guelph firm.

The Ottawa-based maker of Ethernet wireless technology, DragonWave Inc., announces it led a preliminary prospectus with securities regulators.

Wellington Financial LP announces a $6.4 million debenture financing with Mississauga-based BorderWare Technologies Inc. The venture loan will fuel growth opportunities for the company.

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