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World News Briefs - Jewish Link of New Jersey

World News Briefs
Jewish Link of New Jersey
The conference brings together venture capital funds, investors, inventors and other leaders of the tech industry to showcase start-ups. ... evolutionary profile and would “change the face of biomedical research by creating the ability to identify ...

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U.S. Is Women’s Entrepreneurship Frontrunner, But Lags in Fostering Leaders - Forbes

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U.S. Is Women's Entrepreneurship Frontrunner, But Lags in Fostering Leaders
Forbes
A Dell-commissioned study released yesterday unsurprisingly named the U.S. as the most favorable environment for women entrepreneurs among 31 countries, closely followed by Canada and Australia – but also identified significant gender impediments that ...
Persistent global gender gap holding back women entrepreneursComputer Business Review

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Meet Docker’s Solomon Hykes, The Godfather Of Software’s Container Craze - Forbes

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Meet Docker's Solomon Hykes, The Godfather Of Software's Container Craze
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Hykes was born in New York City to an American father and French-Canadian mother before moving to France at the age of four. A computer science graduate in Paris, he also spent six months at the University of California, San Diego early in his college ...

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Venture capitalists enter the space race with funding for satellites - Mashable

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Venture capitalists enter the space race with funding for satellites
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Space Race 2.0 is heating up, with new satellite firms attracting venture capital to develop satellites that will contribute data to serve the needs of weather, climate, maritime and other customers that are constantly hungry for information. Yet it's ...

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Venture capitalists enter the space race with funding for satellites - Mashable

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Venture capitalists enter the space race with funding for satellites
Mashable
Space Race 2.0 is heating up, with new satellite firms attracting venture capital to develop satellites that will contribute data to serve the needs of weather, climate, maritime and other customers that are constantly hungry for information. Yet it's ...

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Private Equity Star Takes Trip to Wonderland to Win Tax Case - Bloomberg

Private Equity Star Takes Trip to Wonderland to Win Tax Case
Bloomberg
Anson was born in Canada, studied in the U.S. and moved to London in the 1980s to join the firm that later became Pantheon Ventures. He was working at John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co.'s venture capital unit in 1997 when its managers Brooks Zug ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 07/01
Private Equity Star Takes Trip to Wonderland to Win Tax Case - Bloomberg

Private Equity Star Takes Trip to Wonderland to Win Tax Case
Bloomberg
Anson was born in Canada, studied in the U.S. and moved to London in the 1980s to join the firm that later became Pantheon Ventures. He was working at John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co.'s venture capital unit in 1997 when its managers Brooks Zug ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 07/01
The fabulous life of Facebook millionaire Chamath Palihapitiya - Business Insider Australia

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The fabulous life of Facebook millionaire Chamath Palihapitiya
Business Insider Australia
His venture capital firm, the Social+Capital Partnership (or Social Capital), has invested in fast-growth startups like Slack, Sprig, and Wealthfront. He became ... Chamath Palihapitiya was born in Sri Lanka and emigrated to Canada when he was six ...

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Daily Deal Roundup: Is a Hertz acquisition next for Element Financial? - The Globe and Mail (subscri

Daily Deal Roundup: Is a Hertz acquisition next for Element Financial?
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
It was big day for Canada on the deals front: Apart from the massive $3.3-billion Cenovus land sell-off to Teachers and the Prime Advisors acquisition by Sun Life, the last 24-hours have seen a pile of interesting medium and smaller deals too. Ballard ...

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UK trails US, Canada, Oz and Sweden for female entrepreneurship - ComputerworldUK

UK trails US, Canada, Oz and Sweden for female entrepreneurship
ComputerworldUK
Further, only three percent of US startups with female CEOs received venture capital funding in 2014. The countries with the highest amount of female CEOs, have 95 percent male CEOs - China, Brazil, Malaysia and Nigeria. The top ten countries fall even ...

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UK trails US, Canada, Oz and Sweden for female entrepreneurship - ComputerworldUK

UK trails US, Canada, Oz and Sweden for female entrepreneurship
ComputerworldUK
Further, only three percent of US startups with female CEOs received venture capital funding in 2014. The countries with the highest amount of female CEOs, have 95 percent male CEOs - China, Brazil, Malaysia and Nigeria. The top ten countries fall even ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 06/30
Persistent global gender gap holding back women entrepreneurs - Computer Business Review

Persistent global gender gap holding back women entrepreneurs
Computer Business Review
Canada was at second place followed by Australia, Sweden, the UK, France and Germany. Even though the US was top in the business environment category, just 13% of start-ups have women on their executive team and only 3% of start-ups with women CEOs ...

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Indo-Canadian Healthcare Entrepreneur Named Thiel Fellow - India West

Indo-Canadian Healthcare Entrepreneur Named Thiel Fellow
India West
The 80 current and former Thiel Fellows have raised more than $142 million in venture capital and generated $41 million in revenue, the foundation said. Many of the new fellows will attend the Thiel Foundation Summit, a twice-yearly gathering for young ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 06/30
Indo-Canadian Healthcare Entrepreneur Named Thiel Fellow - India West

Indo-Canadian Healthcare Entrepreneur Named Thiel Fellow
India West
The 80 current and former Thiel Fellows have raised more than $142 million in venture capital and generated $41 million in revenue, the foundation said. Many of the new fellows will attend the Thiel Foundation Summit, a twice-yearly gathering for young ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 06/30
The best country for women entrepreneurs is…. - Gant Daily

The best country for women entrepreneurs is….
Gant Daily
The top five countries are the United States, Canada, Australia, Sweden and the United Kingdom, according to a new global report commissioned by Dell. But the U.S. still has a long way to go. Even though it took the top ... While the U.S. scored the ...

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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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