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August 22, 2016
Alberta Securities Commission implements prospectus exemption for startups

The Alberta Securities Commission (the “ASC”) implemented new rules designed to facilitate start-up businesses in Alberta to raise capital through the issuance of certain securities. The new ASC Rule 45-517 Prospectus Exemption for Start-Up Businesses (the “Start-up Business Exemption”) provides a prospectus exempti... Read More

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June 1, 2016
Nudge raises $6.5 million in seed round

Today, Toronto-based startup Nudge, led by former Eloqua founding execs, Steve Woods and Paul Teshima, announced that it has raised $5 million USD ($6.5 million CAD) in seed funding to accelerate the development of their modern sales platform. Nudge helps B2B sales teams build stronger relationships with their customers ... Read More

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April 14, 2016
Toronto: Startup hotspot — we’ll see you there!

Silicon Valley is technically the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay Area and includes all of California’s Santa Clara Valley, half of the San Francisco Peninsula and southern parts of the East Bay. But the region is more than geography: it’s become synonymous with the high tech world. An industry that may onc... Read More

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March 16, 2016
CrowdRiff raises USD $2 million in seed round

CrowdRiff, a visual and social marketing platform for destination and travel brands, announced USD $2 million in seed funding. CrowdRiff said the investment from BDC Venture Capital, Gibraltar Ventures, High Alpha Capital and Foundation Capital will be used to drive product innovation, accelerate hiring in sales and mark... Read More

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August 20, 2014
Vantage Analytics Raises $1.1 Million

Toronto-based Vantage Analytics announced yesterday that they have raised $1.1 million. The round was led by Real Ventures, which contributed $500,000, with participation from angel investors including PBX Innovations, CertaPay co-founder Brad Badeau, and Greg Wolfond, founder of 724 Solutions and SecurePay. LaBarge Weinst... Read More

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