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November 23, 2017
Solido Design Automation acquired by Siemens subsidiary

Saskatoon-based Solido Design Automation has been acquired by Mentor, a Texas-based subsidiary of Siemans AG. With a focus on machine learning, Solido makes computer-aided design software used by companies that make chips for electronic devices. The company’s products are currently used in production at over 40 major c... Read More

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November 22, 2017
Sendwithus raises $5 million in Series A round

Cloud-based communications management platform provider Sendwithus has raised $5 million in a Series A funding round led by BlueRun Ventures, with additional investments from Baseline Ventures. Sendwithus’ platform allows organizations to streamline their email creation process by providing an API, visual editor and bu... Read More

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November 9, 2017
VarageSale acquired by VerticalScope

VarageSale, Canadian Startup of the Year for 2014, has been acquired by VerticalScope. The community-focused buy-and-sell website and app stood out among its competitors as members use their real names, identities and photos. VerticalScope, a digital media company has a portfolio of more than 600 websites. As part of ... Read More

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November 1, 2017
Canopy Growth enters strategic relationship with beer, wine and spirits supplier Constellation Brands

Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) has agreed to enter into a strategic relationship with the leading total beverage alcohol supplier in the United States, Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B.) Constellation owns brands including Corona, Kim Crawford and Robert Modavi, is a leading international producer and mar... Read More

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October 11, 2017
Swept raises $2.5 million seed round

Looking to tackle employee turnover in the cleaning industry, Halifax-based Swept has raised a $2.5 million seed round led by iNovia Capital with Afore Capital. After launching as Clean Simple in November 2015, Swept has since transitioned from a cleaning company to a SaaS company. Their platform allows cleaning companie... Read More

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