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Vietnam 2.0: ‘Internet revolution’ brings 20 million people online (San Jose Mercury News)
Excitement over the Internet in Vietnam is such that members of the new wired generation wait in line for hours to surf on PCs installed in cafes throughout the dense city. Vietnam's plugged-in generation Video: Vietnam Internet
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First Coverage 2.0 Boosts Info Usage - Markets Media (press release)

First Coverage 2.0 Boosts Info Usage
Markets Media (press release), NY - 13 Jun 2008
Version 2.0 already has users in Asia, Europe, Canada, the Americas and the UK, according to Cass. ?We really have a global depth of users. ...
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Venture capital financing wrap-up: Beeco, Roamware and Yap - RCRNews.com

Venture capital financing wrap-up: Beeco, Roamware and Yap
RCRNews.com, CO - 1 hour ago
By Kristen Beckman The following list includes venture capital and other investments into wireless companies announced during the past week. ...
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Yahoo agrees deal with Google - FT Alphaville

Yahoo agrees deal with Google
FT Alphaville, UK - 7 hours ago
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High-tech sector hit by innovation shortcircuit - Business Edge

Business Edge

High-tech sector hit by innovation shortcircuit
Business Edge, Canada - 7 hours ago
While US pension funds have a long history of investing in the venture-capital class, their Canadian counterparts have not followed suit because they are ...
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CEO embraces the power of video - Business Edge

Business Edge

CEO embraces the power of video
Business Edge, Canada - 7 hours ago
"The power of Web 2.0 and what you're seeing in the consumer space - Facebook, YouTube and MySpace - that's really changing things, and the applicability of ...
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iPhone 3G coming to Fido - Digital Home

Ontario Now

iPhone 3G coming to Fido
Digital Home, Canada - 21 hours ago
It combines all the features of the existing iPhone with 3G networking, built-in GPS for expanded location based mobile services, and iPhone 2.0 software ...
New iPhone to stake out new turf Globe and Mail
Apple takes aim at wider market with new iPhone Los Angeles Times
Rogers to release iPhone July 11, analysts weigh in ITBusiness.ca
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Demand for venture capital set to rise - ElectricNews.net

Demand for venture capital set to rise
ElectricNews.net, Ireland - 21 hours ago
That's according to a study conducted by the Irish Venture Capital Association (IVCA), which surveyed directors at a number of the largest venture ...
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Innovation in Ontario: TD Capital Selected to Manage New Ontario … - Exchange Morning Post

Innovation in Ontario: TD Capital Selected to Manage New Ontario ...
Exchange Morning Post, Canada - 22 hours ago
TORONTO - TD Capital Private Equity Investors has been selected to manage the new $205 million Ontario Venture Capital Fund spearheaded by the Province of ...
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Barton’s Glassdoor breaks into Web 2.0’s workplace-gossip world (Seattle Times)
Excerpts from the blog Surprisingly, Zillow gets glowing compliments from the five workers who contributed to workplace gossip Web site...
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Ontario unveils $205-million venture fund - Ottawa Citizen

Ontario unveils $205-million venture fund
Ottawa Citizen,  Canada - 5 hours ago
"It's important to have a venture capital market for Canada to succeed," said Michael Norris, deputy chairman of RBC Capital Markets.
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University of Michigan student-run venture capital fund invests in … - MLive.com

University of Michigan student-run venture capital fund invests in ...
MLive.com, MI - 10 hours ago
One of the venture capital funds managed by University of Michigan students is investing $71000 in a Flint company that has technology creating an adhesive ...
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Google's Schmidt: Corporate VC not in plans - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Google's Schmidt: Corporate VC not in plans
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 19 hours ago
Don't look for Google to set up its own venture capital practice, though the Internet search titan will certainly look to partner with venture firms in an ...
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Live from Internet Retailer: Four Ways to Harness Web 2.0 - Multichannel Merchant

Live from Internet Retailer: Four Ways to Harness Web 2.0
Multichannel Merchant, CT - 11 Jun 2008
Looking to upgrade your e-commerce site to Web 2.0? Even if you think you are behind the curve, Dave Friedman, president of the central region for Avenue A ...
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4th Madrona fund raises $250 million in venture capital - Seattle Times

4th Madrona fund raises $250 million in venture capital
Seattle Times, United States - Jun 11, 2008
Seattle's Madrona Venture Group is announcing today that it closed its fourth venture fund, raising $250 million to continue investing in early-stage ...
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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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