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Bosch, State Farm Partner on Internet of Things - M2M Magazine

Bosch, State Farm Partner on Internet of Things
M2M Magazine
Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) and State Farm have partnered with Plug and Play for their newest program, Plug and Play Internet of Things Accelerator (IoT), to engage with startups aligning with their developing technology initiatives ...

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Jov Leon Frazer Enhanced Opportunities Fund Inc. Announces Shareholder … - Canada NewsWire (press

Jov Leon Frazer Enhanced Opportunities Fund Inc. Announces Shareholder ...
Canada NewsWire (press release)
Jov Leon Frazer Enhanced Opportunities Fund Inc. was formed under the Canada Business Corporations Act (Canada) by articles of amalgamation dated December 12, 2006 under the name Horizons Advantage Equity Fund Inc. and changed its name to Jov ...

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BLACK: Leave economic development up to private sector - TheChronicleHerald.ca

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BLACK: Leave economic development up to private sector
TheChronicleHerald.ca
He eliminated duplications by focusing incentive programs at Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) and early-stage venture capital at Innovacorp. NSBI will be more independent and more transparent. Exactly what Invest Nova Scotia (the replacement of the ...

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YouNoodle.Com: YN1K Women 2014 - The NextWomen Business Magazine

YouNoodle.Com: YN1K Women 2014
The NextWomen Business Magazine
It is a well-known fact that startup competitions are growing at a high rate globally. From incubators and accelerators to corporations fostering their own competitions, the hunt for disruptive technological ideas seems to be endless. In a world of ...

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Bosch® and State Farm® Partner with Plug and Play Internet of Things Accelerator - Motor E magazin

Bosch® and State Farm® Partner with Plug and Play Internet of Things Accelerator
Motor E magazine
Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC) and State Farm have partnered with Plug and Play for their newest program, Plug and Play Internet of Things Accelerator (IoT), to engage with startups aligning with their developing technology initiatives ...

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Alternative Fusion Technologies Heat Up - Scientific American

Alternative Fusion Technologies Heat Up
Scientific American
Tri Alpha itself has raised $150 million from the likes of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and the Russian government's venture-capital firm, Rusnano. But that success is bringing increased scrutiny of their bold promises. Tri Alpha “has got very tough ...

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Canadian Startup Linkitz Finds Itself at Intersection of Multiple Outside … - Techvibes (blog)

Canadian Startup Linkitz Finds Itself at Intersection of Multiple Outside ...
Techvibes (blog)
Linkitz is a wearable electronic toy that allows kids to have fun while learning to program. A Canadian hardware startup cofounded by CEO Lyssa Neel, Linkitz recently 2014 N100 Startup Competition. The Ontario-based company also was recently accepted ...

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Michelle Zatlyn’s CloudFlare Protects and Accelerates The Web - Forbes

Forbes

Michelle Zatlyn's CloudFlare Protects and Accelerates The Web
Forbes
“Starting a tech company is not what most people from Saskatchewan do,” says the Canadian-born Michelle Zatlyn, co-founder of CloudFlare. Zatlyn, in fact, wanted to be a doctor. But when she considered medical school, she thought, “There's all of these ...

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Effective energy storage ‘holy grail’ of renewable energy, says Chiarelli - Wellington Advertiser

Wellington Advertiser

Effective energy storage 'holy grail' of renewable energy, says Chiarelli
Wellington Advertiser
The project is the first grid-connected flywheel facility in Canada and will help regulate the power supply through an agreement with Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator. Regulation is a contracted service that matches scheduled ...

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The Human Spirit: Music and missiles - Jerusalem Post

The Human Spirit: Music and missiles
Jerusalem Post
Leehee Goldenberg, a Canadian-born Israeli lawyer, says she's typical of the group members. She went to a few events and liked the mix of culture and networking so much, she joined the board. A favorite program was the fusion of the Mayumana percussion ...

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LemonStand CEO on Starting an Ecommerce Business - Practical Ecommerce

LemonStand CEO on Starting an Ecommerce Business
Practical Ecommerce
There's a Canadian company called Frank & Oak. They're selling clothing and they're doing really well. I've always admired their ... BDC Venture Capital has invested in LemonStand. PEC: How does a startup merchant, one that is inexperienced and not ...

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Ottawa’s Privacy Analytics Raises $3.5 Million Seed Round - Techvibes (blog)

Ottawa's Privacy Analytics Raises $3.5 Million Seed Round
Techvibes (blog)
The funds will be used to increase Privacy Analytics sales and marketing efforts, as well as bolster development of its PARAT software product line. The Canadian firm was founded seven years ago out of the University of Ottawa by associate professor ...

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Two Charts That Illustrate the Sophistication of Today’s PV Suppliers - Greentech Media

Two Charts That Illustrate the Sophistication of Today's PV Suppliers
Greentech Media
Yingli Solar, the largest supplier of modules in the world in 2012 and 2013, uses contract suppliers in China for everything from ingots to modules, and has recently dabbled in OEM arrangements with producers in Mexico and Canada. .... of utility ...

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FreshBooks raises $30M in first funding round - ITBusiness.ca

Cantech Letter

FreshBooks raises $30M in first funding round
ITBusiness.ca
Cloud accounting software provider FreshBooks has raised $30 million U.S. in a funding round led by Oak Investment Partners, a U.S.-based venture capital (VC) firm. The other investors in the round were Atlas Venture and Canadian VC firm Georgian ...
FreshBooks Raises $30-Million: Fuels Mission to Redefine Accounting for Small ...Marketwired (press release)

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Local News: Smart Wearable Toys Maker Linkitz Wins $100000 at 2014 N100 … - NorthumberlandView.ca

Local News: Smart Wearable Toys Maker Linkitz Wins $100000 at 2014 N100 ...
NorthumberlandView.ca
A member of Canada's Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) Northumberland CFDC receives core operational funding from FedDev Ontario. Spark Centre is one of fourteen not-for-profit Regional Innovation Centres (RICs) that form part of ...

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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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