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Ian Hardy / BetaKit:
Scribble Technologies raises $12 million, plans to ‘open new international offices and make strategic acquisitions’   —  Coming off its recent acquisition of CoveritLive, Scribble Technologies has received a $12 million Series C investment led by WIN (Waterloo Innovation Network) Fund.
Oct 2, 2014, 10:00 PMIn context
Joseph Czikk / BetaKit:
Mike McDerment's FreshBooks Raises $30 Million In First Funding Round   —  Toronto startup FreshBooks, the online cloud accounting software for freelancers and professionals, has raised a $30 million funding round from Oak Investment Partners with participation from Atlas Venture and Georgian Partners.
Jul 23, 2014, 10:30 PMIn context
Joseph Czikk / BetaKit:
PasswordBox Will Now Use Bionym's ECG-Sensing Tech for Authentification   —  PasswordBox has inked a partnership with Toronto-based wearable tech startup Bionym (the startup everyone loves), to add ECG-sensing biometric technology to PasswordBox's security features.
Mar 31, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Ian Hardy / BetaKit:
HootSuite launches HootSuite Labs, a team focussed on developing the next generation of social technologies   —  Vancouver-based HootSuite has had a banner year.  The company successfully raising a massive $165 million Series B venture capital last October, then went on a hiring spree …
Mar 6, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Joseph Czikk / BetaKit:
Hopper, the Startup That's Been in Stealth for Six Years Finally (soft) Launched This Week   —  It's been six years since a bunch of ex-Expedia and TripAdvisor engineers started working on Hopper, a Montreal and Boston-based startup that has raised $22 million in funding.
Jan 17, 2014, 10:40 PMIn context
Joseph Czikk / BetaKit:
Toronto's Bitstrips Raises $3 Million After Users Created Over 30 Million Avatars   —  The resounding message from an update (in comic strip form I might add) from Bitstrips is that once the Toronto-based startup released their mobile app, the growth they experienced was both unexpectedly big and even overwhelming.
Dec 12, 2013, 6:05 PMIn context
Tom Emrich / BetaKit:
Bionym Launches Biometric Wristband Nymi That Unlocks Smart Things With Your Heart   —  Think fingerprints, iris scans and facial recognition is the future of passwords and security?  Think again.  Although much harder to crack than the usual four-numbered pin, these methods pale in comparison …
Sep 3, 2013, 5:35 PMIn context
Erin Bury / BetaKit:
Placed Launches Placed Affiliate to Let Developers Monetize by Sharing App Location Data   —  Seattle-based Placed is an analytics service that ties consumers' smartphone behavior to brand insights, helping companies understand how their customers shop in retail locations, and showcasing to developers how users behave in their apps.
Mar 19, 2013, 5:00 PMIn context
Erin Bury / BetaKit:
Recommendation Engine Noodle Acquires Lore to Make Education More Social   —  The explosion of massive open online courses (MOOCs) and the rise of e-learning platforms like Coursera and Udemy has changed the way both students and lifelong learners learn online.
Mar 15, 2013, 2:50 PMIn context
Erin Bury / BetaKit:
PayPal Competitor WePay Launches iOS App to Take Invoicing & Payments Mobile   —  Startup WePay launched as a group payments solution that allowed people to purchase an item together online, and has since pivoted to become a PayPal-like contender in the online payments space.
Mar 1, 2013, 11:35 AMIn context

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