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Ellen Pao loses sexism case against Silicon Valley firm - BBC News

Ellen Pao loses sexism case against Silicon Valley firm
BBC News
A California jury has found that a venture capital firm did not discriminate against a female partner in a closely watched case in Silicon Valley. But the judge rejected one of the four verdicts and ordered it to be reconsidered. Ellen Pao claimed she ...

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Square Unveils $Cashtags, Fundbox Reinvents Borrowing, More - Small Business Trends

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Square Unveils $Cashtags, Fundbox Reinvents Borrowing, More
Small Business Trends
Getting paid is an absolutely essential part of running a small business. But the ways in which businesses can accept payments are constantly changing due to new technology. Most recently, Square announced a new program called $Cashtags, ...

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Dream Payments secures CAD 6.0 mln in funding - Telecompaper (subscription)

Dream Payments secures CAD 6.0 mln in funding
Telecompaper (subscription)
Dream Payments, a new mobile payment platform, has raised CAD 6.0 million in funding from Canada's early state fintech venture capital and private equity firms. Institutional investors included Blue Sky Capital, Real Ventures, and Rouge River Capital.
Dream Payments Raises $60M in Early Stage FinancingIT Business Net

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‘Assassin’s Creed Victory’ is to be the Only Video Game Release of Ubisoft … - Master Herald

'Assassin's Creed Victory' is to be the Only Video Game Release of Ubisoft ...
Master Herald
When Ubisoft launched “Assassin's Creed Unity” in November, it had some numerous bugs and glitches that it was actually met by criticisms from fans and gamers that prompted the Canadian-based game developer to release patches containing fixes. The ...

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Beyond The Maquiladora: A Look At Mexico’s Startup Scene - TechCrunch

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Beyond The Maquiladora: A Look At Mexico's Startup Scene
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Venture capital didn't reach a meaningful threshold in Mexico until 2009, when the Mexican Association of Venture Capital and Private Equity (MEXCAP) held its first conference in Mexico City. Soon after, Hernan Fernandez, widely considered the most ...

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Dream Payments raises $6m.. - Finextra (press release)

Dream Payments raises $6m..
Finextra (press release)
Dream Payments, a next generation mobile payment platform, today announced that it has raised $6.0 million in funding from Canada's leading early stage fintech venture capital and private equity firms. Institutional investors included Blue Sky Capital ...
Dream Payments Raises $6.0M in Early Stage FinancingDigital Journal

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Cerenis Therapeutics has $59 million IPO in France - Crain’s Detroit Business

Cerenis Therapeutics has $59 million IPO in France
Crain's Detroit Business
Cerenis Therapeutics Holding SA, a pharmaceutical company based in Labege, France and founded in 2005 in Ann Arbor by former executives at Esperion Therapeutics Inc., went public on the Euronext Paris stock exchange Thursday in an initial public ...

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#MyBusinessTip Profile: Marcus Daniels, Founder & CEO of HIGHLINE - Vancity Buzz

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#MyBusinessTip Profile: Marcus Daniels, Founder & CEO of HIGHLINE
Vancity Buzz
TELUS is a proud supporter of entrepreneurs and so they've partnered with Vancity Buzz to share a series of tips for business success. They're also inviting Canadian business leaders to pay it forward by sharing their own #MyBusinessTip with eager ...

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‘Assassin’s Creed Victory’ is to be the Only Video Game Release of Ubisoft … - Master Herald

Master Herald

'Assassin's Creed Victory' is to be the Only Video Game Release of Ubisoft ...
Master Herald
When Ubisoft launched “Assassin's Creed Unity” in November, it had some numerous bugs and glitches that it was actually met by criticisms from fans and gamers that prompted the Canadian-based game developer to release patches containing fixes. The ...

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Corsa Looks to Bring SDN to the WAN - Light Reading

Corsa Looks to Bring SDN to the WAN
Light Reading
"The growth is exponential, but they can't afford to scale to meet the demand," says Bruce Gregory, CEO of the Ottawa, Canada, company. To help meet that need, Corsa takes an unusual ... Last week, Corsa announced an oversubscribed, $16.5 million ...

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OBD Dongle Start-up Mojio Raised $8 million in Series A Funding - GPS Business News

OBD Dongle Start-up Mojio Raised $8 million in Series A Funding
GPS Business News
Additional investors include: Relay Ventures, a mobile-focused, early-stage venture capital firm based in Toronto and Menlo Park, and BDC, Canada's own government-funded venture arm. New to investing is America Online co-founder, Steve Case, whose ...

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#MyBusinessTip Profile: Marcus Daniels, Founder & CEO of HIGHLINE - Vancity Buzz

Vancity Buzz

#MyBusinessTip Profile: Marcus Daniels, Founder & CEO of HIGHLINE
Vancity Buzz
They're also inviting Canadian business leaders to pay it forward by sharing their own #MyBusinessTip with eager entrepreneurs across Canada. With every tip shared, TELUS will donate $25 to Futurpreneur Canada. ... Global connectivity is critical if ...

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Is Corus Entertainment A Buy After The CRTC’s Pick-And-Pay Ruling? (CJREF) - Seeking Alpha (registra

Is Corus Entertainment A Buy After The CRTC's Pick-And-Pay Ruling? (CJREF)
Seeking Alpha (registration)
Corus Entertainment (OTCPK:CJREF) is a diversified Canadian communications and entertainment company operating a number of radio stations, specialty TV networks, pay TV services, and conventional TV stations. It also owns a content business that ...

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BC’s top tech-sector issues: Finding employees, venture capital - Times Colonist

BC's top tech-sector issues: Finding employees, venture capital
Times Colonist
The Microsoft Canada Excellent Centre, a research hub opening in the newly revamped Pacific Centre complex, will bring together “the best and the brightest minds” from around the world, Lopes said. The Excellence Centre will help strengthen the tech ...

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B.C.’s top tech-sector issues: Finding employees, venture capital - Times Colonist

B.C.'s top tech-sector issues: Finding employees, venture capital
Times Colonist
The Microsoft Canada Excellent Centre, a research hub opening in the newly revamped Pacific Centre complex, will bring together “the best and the brightest minds” from around the world, Lopes said. The Excellence Centre will help strengthen the tech ...

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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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