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Flexibility for complexity key for Brampton - Plastics News

Flexibility for complexity key for Brampton
Plastics News
He worked at Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. from 1983 through 2001, with a short break to run a venture capital firm. ... After Husky, he became president and CEO of Miller Martini Canada, part of a printing equipment company based in Switzerland.

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Videology Revenue Expected to Approach $300 Million in 2014 - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Videology Revenue Expected to Approach $300 Million in 2014
Canada NewsWire (press release)
NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Videology – one of the world's largest video advertising technology platforms – today announced escalating growth in the digital video sector, with 2014 revenue on track to approach $300 million, up from $135.5 ...

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Proposed launch of 1000 Bitcoin ATMs scuppered as relationship between … - LeapRate

Proposed launch of 1000 Bitcoin ATMs scuppered as relationship between ...
LeapRate
Other nations may have a Bitcoin fraternity whose ideology is aligned, but whose effectiveness is thwarted by government disdain for virtual currency, however America's willing acceptance and recent advancement of virtual currency via venture capital ...

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Crayon Data close to securing $2M from Jungle Ventures, Spring Seed, others - VC Circle

Crayon Data close to securing $2M from Jungle Ventures, Spring Seed, others
VC Circle
Early last month, Mumbai-based pure-play analytics provider Fractal Analytics raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Canadian loyalty management firm Aimia. India- and US-based Mu Sigma Inc., one of the leading Big Data analytics companies in ...

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Crayon Data close to securing $2M from Jungle Ventures, Spring Seed, others - VC Circle

Crayon Data close to securing $2M from Jungle Ventures, Spring Seed, others
VC Circle
Early last month, Mumbai-based pure-play analytics provider Fractal Analytics raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Canadian loyalty management firm Aimia. India- and US-based Mu Sigma Inc., one of the leading Big Data analytics companies in ...

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This Week in PLOS - GenomeWeb (blog)

This Week in PLOS
GenomeWeb (blog)
Canadian and Lebanese researchers reporting in PLOS One present findings from a whole exome sequencing study of Usher syndrome. Using exome sequence profiles for 11 unrelated individuals from Lebanon or the Middle East with type I or .... She ...

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Why The Government Tech Sector Now Has Its Own Venture Capital Fund - Co.Exist

Why The Government Tech Sector Now Has Its Own Venture Capital Fund
Co.Exist
When Ron Bouganim, a Code for America program director and naturalized U.S. citizen from Canada, was in the middle of raising money for his new venture capital fund focused on making government technology investments, two things happened at the ...

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Maurices Names Ali Wing CMO, EVP Of Digital Commerce - Multichannel Merchant

Maurices Names Ali Wing CMO, EVP Of Digital Commerce
Multichannel Merchant
Ali also built brand, marketing and digital strategies for a venture capital-backed multichannel retail concept called Gazoontite and went on to work with companies like G&J Publishing, Inc. to help build online brand strategies for parent/family ...

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Crayon Data close to securing $2M from Jungle Ventures, Spring Seed, others - VC Circle

Crayon Data close to securing $2M from Jungle Ventures, Spring Seed, others
VC Circle
Early last month, Mumbai-based pure-play analytics provider Fractal Analytics raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Canadian loyalty management firm Aimia. India- and US-based Mu Sigma Inc., one of the leading Big Data analytics companies in ...

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New CEO has big plans for Providence life-sciences firm Nabsys - The Providence Journal

New CEO has big plans for Providence life-sciences firm Nabsys
The Providence Journal
PROVIDENCE — Nabsys, an expanding Providence life-sciences company that recently raised $25.5 million from investors to advance its DNA sequencing work, has hired a new CEO with more than 30 years of experience in the commercial biotechnology ...

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New CEO has big plans for Providence life-sciences firm Nabsys - The Providence Journal

New CEO has big plans for Providence life-sciences firm Nabsys
The Providence Journal
PROVIDENCE — Nabsys, an expanding Providence life-sciences company that recently raised $25.5 million from investors to advance its DNA sequencing work, has hired a new CEO with more than 30 years of experience in the commercial biotechnology ...

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For foreign tech entrepreneurs, getting a visa to work in the US is a struggle - The Guardian

For foreign tech entrepreneurs, getting a visa to work in the US is a struggle
The Guardian
Countries like Chile, Singapore and Canada are currently creating startup hubs to attract foreign entrepreneurs. As Berenguer points out, .... The venture capital firm Highland Capital Partners took an interest in Pixable and invested $7m (£4.3m ...

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Cooperation key to cyber-security, says ex-NSA head - The Times of Israel

The Times of Israel

Cooperation key to cyber-security, says ex-NSA head
The Times of Israel
It's to that end that international security company EMC, BGN Technologies (the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev), and venture capital investment firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) announced Sunday the creation of ...

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Vancouver’s lit startups write the next chapter in publishing - The Province (blog)

The Province (blog)

Vancouver's lit startups write the next chapter in publishing
The Province (blog)
Vancouver has long been one of Canada's most literary cities. We're home to bestselling writers such as Douglas Coupland, William Gibson, Chevy Stevens and Steven Galloway, among others. The UBC creative writing program has influenced generations ...

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What Alberta Can Learn From Las Vegas’ Downtown - Huffington Post Canada

What Alberta Can Learn From Las Vegas' Downtown
Huffington Post Canada
The Downtown Project is a private/public collaboration to revitalize the downtown through real estate development and venture capital investment in start-ups (mostly local businesses). The keynote ... Take a moment to realize that in context of Canada.

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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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