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Roche joins forces with AmorChem on Steinert’s disease research - The Pharma Letter

The Pharma Letter

Roche joins forces with AmorChem on Steinert's disease research
The Pharma Letter
Swiss drug major Roche (ROG: SIX) and AmorChem, a Canadian venture capital firm investing in life science projects, have entered into a collaboration to discover novel small molecule disease-modifying therapy for the treatment of myotonic muscular ...

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Roche joins forces with AmorChem on Steinert’s disease research - The Pharma Letter

The Pharma Letter

Roche joins forces with AmorChem on Steinert's disease research
The Pharma Letter
Swiss drug major Roche (ROG: SIX) and AmorChem, a Canadian venture capital firm investing in life science projects, have entered into a collaboration to discover novel small molecule disease-modifying therapy for the treatment of myotonic muscular ...

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Changes to immigrant investor programmes - Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Gleaner

Changes to immigrant investor programmes
Jamaica Gleaner
My husband submitted an application under the Federal Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) three years ago, and we received a letter from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) acknowledging receipt of our documents but have not heard anything else. I ...

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Changes to immigrant investor programmes - Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Gleaner

Changes to immigrant investor programmes
Jamaica Gleaner
My husband submitted an application under the Federal Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) three years ago, and we received a letter from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) acknowledging receipt of our documents but have not heard anything else. I ...

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Shopatron, based in SLO, connects online shoppers to merchandise - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Shopatron, based in SLO, connects online shoppers to merchandise
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
“Bootstrapping gives you a little more flexibility, whereas with venture capital, you have to commit to a certain velocity. I thought we were better off letting the company evolve with the market.” When his family .... A major step in that direction ...

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Shopatron, based in SLO, connects online shoppers to merchandise - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Shopatron, based in SLO, connects online shoppers to merchandise
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
“Bootstrapping gives you a little more flexibility, whereas with venture capital, you have to commit to a certain velocity. I thought we were better off letting the company evolve with the market.” When his family .... A major step in that direction ...

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Shopatron, based in SLO, connects online shoppers to merchandise - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Shopatron, based in SLO, connects online shoppers to merchandise
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
“Bootstrapping gives you a little more flexibility, whereas with venture capital, you have to commit to a certain velocity. I thought we were better off letting the company evolve with the market.” When his family .... A major step in that direction ...

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Tech firm with local roots nets big investment - Welland Tribune

Welland Tribune

Tech firm with local roots nets big investment
Welland Tribune
Burgio, who did not want to reveal how many employees the firm has, said the venture capital investment from New Enterprise Associates will help it grow internationally. ... As for the domestic impact, Burgio said the company is also hiring in Canada ...

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Front Street Energy Growth Fund Inc. Labour Sponsored Fund-Resumption of … - Marketwired (press re

Front Street Energy Growth Fund Inc. Labour Sponsored Fund-Resumption of ...
Marketwired (press release)
... eight (8) years and who redeem their shares prior to the meeting on September 30, 2014 will be subject to a special tax pursuant to section 211.8(1) of the federal Income Tax Act equal to the amount of the labour sponsored venture capital ...

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Intuit Adds Marc Andreesen and Arianna Huffington to QuickBooks Connect … - The Herald | HeraldOnl

Intuit Adds Marc Andreesen and Arianna Huffington to QuickBooks Connect ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)
Andreesen, cofounder and partner of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, and Huffington, chair, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, have both been named among TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People and will ...

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Intuit Adds Marc Andreesen and Arianna Huffington to QuickBooks Connect … - Business Wire (press r

Intuit Adds Marc Andreesen and Arianna Huffington to QuickBooks Connect ...
Business Wire (press release)
Andreesen, cofounder and partner of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, and Huffington, chair, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, have both been named among TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People and will ...

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JOLT Announces the Next 6 Startups to Join its Summer 2014 Cohort - Canada NewsWire (press release)

JOLT Announces the Next 6 Startups to Join its Summer 2014 Cohort
Canada NewsWire (press release)
In addition, JOLT is the first official Canadian supporter of FbStart - a new program from Facebook to help mobile startups at different stages in their life cycles build and grow their apps. Other new JOLT program partners include Microsoft ... high ...

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Variation Biotechnologies and Paulson Capital Announce Completion of Merger - CNNMoney

Variation Biotechnologies and Paulson Capital Announce Completion of Merger
CNNMoney
Concurrent with the closing of the merger, VBI Vaccines completed two private placements of equity securities with gross proceeds of approximately $16,250,000 from VBI's existing biotech venture capital fund investors and other institutional investors ...

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Patria first to finish line in Brazil fundraising marathon - Thomson Reuters’ peHUB (press release)

Thomson Reuters' peHUB (press release)

Patria first to finish line in Brazil fundraising marathon
Thomson Reuters' peHUB (press release)
Patria beat its $1.5 billion target on Fund V, collecting capital from around the world, driven by heavy demand from limited partners in the United States, as well as Canada, the Middle East and Asia. Conspicuously absent ... “Some of the major ...

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A day in the life of a London Boris bike - HITC

A day in the life of a London Boris bike
HITC
Her conference over – she is managing director of a Polish private equity and venture capital firm – she wants to enjoy the sun, see the park. "I love Boris bikes," she says. She wobbles along the pavement and every few pedals freewheels. ... Each day ...

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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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