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Mar 18, 2019, 11:31 ET CDPQ Expands Its Artificial Intelligence Offering

Creation of a $250-million fund dedicated to AI MONTRÉAL, March 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has announced...


Mar 14, 2019, 00:01 ET AEPONYX closes CAD 7.9 million financing round

MONTREAL, March 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - AEPONYX, www.aeponyx.com, the world's emerging leader in micro optical switches, today announced the closing...


Mar 07, 2019, 11:55 ET U First Capital to Explore New Growth Technologies for DuPont Electronics & Imaging Business

U First Capital (www.UFirstCapital.com) today announced it is working with the DuPont Electronics & Imaging business to identify cutting-edge...


Mar 04, 2019, 08:00 ET eSentire Raises $47 Million to Provide AI-Powered Managed Detection and Response

eSentire, Inc., the global leader in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), today announced it has raised an additional USD $47 million in funding led ...


Feb 26, 2019, 18:03 ET MedStack Raises $2.4M Oversubscribed Seed Round To Drive The App Ecosystem For Healthcare

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - MedStack, a privacy and security compliance solution for healthcare apps, has raised a $2.4 million oversubscribed...


Feb 22, 2019, 08:00 ET Circle Raises $20 Million in Series B Funding Round to Expand Product Portfolio and Fuel Continued Growth

Circle Media Labs, Inc., a software company that delivers screen time management and parental control solutions to families, today announced a $20...


Feb 19, 2019, 07:00 ET Inovia Capital Raises $600 Million in Venture Funds, Expands Reach and Capabilities as Full-Stack Firm

Today Inovia Capital, Canada's premier venture firm, announced that it has accelerated its leadership position by raising a fourth early-stage fund...


Feb 11, 2019, 06:05 ET Nuvaira Announces a $79 Million Financing Round to Pursue Groundbreaking Treatment of COPD

Nuvaira, a developer of novel therapeutic medical devices to treat obstructive lung diseases, announced today it has closed a $79 million equity...


Feb 08, 2019, 09:00 ET YEDI Venture Fund Invests in Livli Brand by Folium Labs Inc.

TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian nutraceutical company, Folium Labs Inc., gains an undisclosed investment from YEDI Venture Fund. Early...


Feb 04, 2019, 06:00 ET Connecticut's $5 Million Global Venture Challenge Opens Applications to Early-Stage Companies

Connecticut Innovations (CI), Connecticut's strategic venture capital arm and one of the leading sources of financing and ongoing support for...


Jan 31, 2019, 06:00 ET Canadian VC funding and deals reach record highs in 2018 according to MoneyTree™ Canada Report

Canadian VC-backed companies raised a record $3.5B (all figures in USD) over 471 deals this year, up 35% and 30% respectively over 2017. Canadian...


Jan 28, 2019, 10:26 ET Minister Ng announces investment in venture capital for Canadian clean tech companies

Funding will promote the success of Canada's innovative clean tech sector OTTAWA, Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - To advance Canada's climate change goals and...


Jan 25, 2019, 08:00 ET Ecofuel Fund successfully completes second closing expanding to $40.6M

MONTREAL, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Ecofuel Fund - one of Canada's largest seed stage cleantech venture capital funds - is pleased to announce its ...


Jan 23, 2019, 08:00 ET Andela Secures $100M Series D to Build Distributed Engineering Teams and Power the Future of Work

Andela, the company building distributed engineering teams with Africa's top software developers, today announced the completion of a $100M Series D...


Dec 31, 2018, 12:37 ET Sagittarius Announces Conditional Approval of QT with Israeli Agro Technology Company Irri-Al-Tal by TSXV and Filing of Final Prospectus

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ TORONTO, Dec. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Sagittarius Capital Corporation ...


Dec 05, 2018, 14:51 ET Amuka Capital leads a $1,026,500 capital raise for Tollo Group Inc's - Tollo Arcis Development Corp. in South Calgary

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Amuka Capital today announced that it has led a $1,026,500 capital raise for the Tollo Group's Arcis development in...


Dec 05, 2018, 07:00 ET Amplitude closes $80M investment for global expansion of leading product intelligence platform

Amplitude, the leading product intelligence company, announced today that it has raised $80 million in Series D funding led by Sequoia Capital. Lead...


Nov 13, 2018, 11:11 ET Xtraction Services Closes Oversubscribed Series C Round To Continue Rapid Growth

Xtraction Services ("XS"), an equipment financing company specializing in extraction machines, pre and post processing equipment, and...


Nov 13, 2018, 06:00 ET Ridecell Expands Series B Equity Round and Increases Funding to Over $60M

Ridecell Inc., a leading carsharing, ridesharing and autonomous ridehailing platform for new mobility operators, announced that it has expanded its...


Oct 31, 2018, 10:05 ET Walter Capital Partners Invests in Leading Ontario-Based School Photography Company

Injection of focused capital and expertise will accelerate Edge Imaging's growth into a leading national school photography company BURLINGTON, ON...


Oct 30, 2018, 00:00 ET Winning Developer Solutions Announced in Inaugural Call for Code Global Challenge to Mitigate Effects of Natural Disasters

Call for Code Founding Partner IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Creator David Clark Cause, together with Charitable Partners United Nations Human Rights and the...


Oct 19, 2018, 06:00 ET Tez Financial Services Becomes the First Pakistani Startup to Raise $1.1 Million in Seed Round Led by Omidyar Network

Tez Financial Services, the first fully digital Non-Bank Microfinance Company (NBMFC) in Pakistan, today announced that it has raised USD$1.1 million ...


Oct 12, 2018, 07:00 ET Minister Ng and BDC join Eigen Innovations to mark the close of its $3.5 Million Round of Equity Financing

Women in Tech Venture Fund completes investments in Eigen Innovations, Beanworks and Kiite FREDERICTON, Oct. 12, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Eigen...


Oct 10, 2018, 00:01 ET Venture Capital investment reaches new heights year to date with $183.3 billion* invested globally: KPMG Venture Pulse Q3 2018

Strong quarter for total VC investment with $52 billion invested $183.3 billion invested by end Q3 surpasses 2017's annual total of $171 billion Asia ...


Oct 09, 2018, 12:11 ET Fintech Ventures Group, Led By Michael Patryn, Expands Client Portfolio

VANCOUVER, Oct. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Fintech Ventures Group (FVG), Canada's leading investment fund and incubator of startups involved in blockchain,...