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Why are Canadian venture capital assets struggling so mightily? - The Globe and Mail (subscription)

The Globe and Mail (subscription)

Why are Canadian venture capital assets struggling so mightily?
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
Some point to the industry's greater tolerance for backing “B-grade” management teams in portfolio companies, rather than the “A-grade” teams U.S. venture capital funds require. Similarly, Canadian venture capital has been seen as more willing to hang ...

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Firefox Maker Battles to Save the Internet—and Itself - MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology Review

Firefox Maker Battles to Save the Internet—and Itself
MIT Technology Review
But the company has no venture capital backing, no stock options, no publicly traded shares. It hardly ever patents its ... A Canadian designer in her mid-20s created more than 600 emoji, just for Firefox, to satisfy the moods of avid texters. Partway ...

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Firefox Maker Battles to Save the Internet—and Itself - MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology Review

Firefox Maker Battles to Save the Internet—and Itself
MIT Technology Review
But the company has no venture capital backing, no stock options, no publicly traded shares. It hardly ever patents its ... A Canadian designer in her mid-20s created more than 600 emoji, just for Firefox, to satisfy the moods of avid texters. Partway ...

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Irish-born Stipe co-founder Collison denies $500m claim - Irish Independent

Irish Independent

Irish-born Stipe co-founder Collison denies $500m claim
Irish Independent
It has been expanding throughout the world, with several European and Asian countries now added to the US and Canada for its availability. Both Patrick (26) and John (24) are past pupils of Castletroy College in Limerick and grew up outside Nenagh ...

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Crailar Technologies: A Little Hemp Start-Up Seeded For Growth - Seeking Alpha

Seeking Alpha

Crailar Technologies: A Little Hemp Start-Up Seeded For Growth
Seeking Alpha
The technology was co-developed with the Canadian National Research Council, and is under patent until December 2029. Crailar Technologies (OTCQB:CRLRF) anticipates filing additional patents in the near ... With further funding from the likes of IKEA ...

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Shopify’s soaring stock encouraging for Canadian tech peers - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Shopify's soaring stock encouraging for Canadian tech peers
The Globe and Mail
Several Canadian startups often mentioned in the same breath as Shopify have also attracted serious funding from Canadian and U.S. venture capital firms. As early as 2013, interest and investments had made Shopify a “unicorn” company – a startup judged ...
Hootsuite Eyes Sooner-Than-Expected IPO Following Shopify's Big DayBenzinga
Canadian e-commerce software maker Shopify's U.S. IPO priced at $17/shareBusiness Insider
Canadian software maker Shopify valued at $1.27 billion at IPO priceYahoo News UK

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Shopify’s soaring stock encouraging for Canadian tech peers - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Shopify's soaring stock encouraging for Canadian tech peers
The Globe and Mail
Several Canadian startups often mentioned in the same breath as Shopify have also attracted serious funding from Canadian and U.S. venture capital firms. As early as 2013, interest and investments had made Shopify a “unicorn” company – a startup judged ...
Canadian e-commerce software maker Shopify's U.S. IPO priced at $17/shareBusiness Insider
Why Shopify's IPO Is Good News for Billion-Dollar CompaniesInc.com
Canadian software maker Shopify valued at $1.27 billion at IPO priceYahoo News UK

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Digital Specialty Chemicals Receives Investment from Intel Capital - Business Wire (press release)

Digital Specialty Chemicals Receives Investment from Intel Capital
Business Wire (press release)
Digital operates facilities in Toronto, Canada. Further information about Digital ... including 59 new deals. For more information on what makes Intel Capital one of the world's most powerful venture capital firms, visit http://www.intelcapital.com or follow ...

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Canadian software maker Shopify valued at $1.27 billion at IPO price-Reuters - Thomson Reuters’ peHU

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Canadian software maker Shopify valued at $1.27 billion at IPO price-Reuters
Thomson Reuters' peHUB (press release)
Shopify's biggest investors are venture capital firms Bessemer Venture Partners, with a 30 percent stake, and FirstMark Capital LP, which has a nearly 12 percent stake. Shopify is the only Canadian company to be listed on a U.S. exchange this year ...
Canadian e-commerce software maker Shopify's U.S. IPO priced at $17/shareBusiness Insider
Why Shopify's IPO Is Good News for Billion-Dollar CompaniesInc.com
Canadian software maker Shopify valued at $1.27 billion at IPO priceReuters Canada
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Open Data Exchange aimed at helping firms commercialize public sector data sets - IT World Canada

Open Data Exchange aimed at helping firms commercialize public sector data sets
IT World Canada
... incubate open data startups and projects an attract $50 million venture capital funding. Though based in Waterloo, ODX will expand across the country through a partnership with the Canadian Digital Media network, which already operates 31 regional ...

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Open Data Exchange aimed at helping firms commercialize public sector data sets - IT World Canada

Open Data Exchange aimed at helping firms commercialize public sector data sets
IT World Canada
... incubate open data startups and projects an attract $50 million venture capital funding. Though based in Waterloo, ODX will expand across the country through a partnership with the Canadian Digital Media network, which already operates 31 regional ...

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Photo-Sharing App For Health-Care Professionals Goes Global - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Photo-Sharing App For Health-Care Professionals Goes Global
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
And they're great and they're super smart and super supportive. Invaluable really, way beyond the money. Comparing local capital and American capital, what are your thoughts on the differences between the two landscapes? Canadian companies who go to ...

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RtTech Software wins the 2015 BDC Innovation Award - BetaKit

BetaKit

RtTech Software wins the 2015 BDC Innovation Award
BetaKit
The good fortune continues for RtTech as it's been honoured by the CVCA (Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association) as the BDC Innovation Award winner for 2015 for its industrial app development. RtTech's software has been launched in 14 ...

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RtTech Software wins the 2015 BDC Innovation Award - BetaKit

BetaKit

RtTech Software wins the 2015 BDC Innovation Award
BetaKit
The good fortune continues for RtTech as it's been honoured by the CVCA (Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association) as the BDC Innovation Award winner for 2015 for its industrial app development. RtTech's software has been launched in 14 ...

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Shopify IPO Values E-Commerce Software Maker at $1.27 Billion - Re/code

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Shopify IPO Values E-Commerce Software Maker at $1.27 Billion
Re/code
Canadian e-commerce software maker Shopify said Wednesday its U.S. initial public offering was priced at $17 per share, valuing the company at about $1.27 billion. The company's IPO of 7.7 million class A subordinate shares raised about $131 million ...
Canadian software maker Shopify valued at $1.27 billion at IPO priceReuters Canada
Shopify IPO could pave the way for Canadian tech startupsThe Globe and Mail (subscription)

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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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