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Jessica Galang / BetaKit:
500px raises $13 million Series B to capture Chinese market   —  500px announced today that it has closed a $13 million Series B round led by strategic investor Visual China Group.  All major investors from the company's Series A round — including Andreessen Horowitz, Harrison Metal …
Jul 21, 2015, 1:10 PMIn context
Elena Yunusov / BetaKit:
FreshBooks CFO Mark MacLeod steps down, launches SurePath Capital Partners, plans to address two pain points for startups: fundraising and exit   —  FreshBooks CFO Mark MacLeod steps down to launch SurePath Capital Partners  —  The Canadian startup ecosystem is about to get a lot more exit …
May 5, 2015, 11:25 AMIn context
Douglas Soltys / BetaKit:
Founding partners of Teehan+Lax, the design firm behind Medium, join Facebook   —  Teehan+Lax shutting down as partners join Facebook  —  A new era begins for the Toronto design community as the founding partners of Teehan+Lax announced this morning they are shutting down the company to join Facebook.
Jan 16, 2015, 9:55 AMIn context
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

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