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March 9, 2018
Jiffy on Demand raises $3 million to continue expansion

Toronto's Jiffy on Demand raises $3 million to expand their platform that connects users to home maintenance and repair professionals, making it a seamless booking experience for homeowners, with easy-to-understand pricing and responsive customer service. “Jiffy is in a unique position to capitalize on the massive mar... Read More

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January 17, 2018
Wattpad raises $61.25 million in financing round led by Tencent Holdings

Storytelling platform Wattpad has reaised USD $51 million ($CAD $61.25 million) in new funding from investors including Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading provider of Internet value added services in China, BDC, Globe Telecom’s Kickstart Ventures, Peterson Group, Canso, and existing investor Raine. Wattpad says the ne... Read More

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January 4, 2018
Buddybuild acquired by Apple’s Xcode engineering group

Vancouver-based Buddybuild, creator of app development tools, has been acquired by Apple’s Xcode engineering group. “We're excited to share that the buddybuild team has joined the Xcode engineering group at Apple to build amazing developer tools for the entire iOS community,” said a blog post from Buddybuild. ... Read More

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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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