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Douglas Soltys / BetaKit:
Vancouver-based Kindred, which helps train robots using AI, raises $28M Series B led by Tencent and announces pilot programs with Gap and others   —  Vancouver-based AI company Kindred announced today that it had closed a $35.4 million CAD Series B round ($28 million USD), led by Chinese investor Tencent …
Oct 25, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context
Douglas Soltys / BetaKit:
500 Canada shutting down fund investments; managing partners say potential LPs would not invest if McClure retained any control or could profit from the fund   —  In a letter sent to portfolio founders, 500 Canada's managing partners have announced the decision to terminate the fund's investment period.
Aug 1, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Jessica Galang / BetaKit:
Groupon's Snap faces changes as managing team, including SnapSaves co-founders Michele Romanow and Anatoliy Melnichuk, depart   —  Snap for Groupon changing with Canadian product founders Michele Romanow & Anatoliy Melnichuk departing  —  The Snap by Groupon platform, which allows users …
Feb 9, 2016, 8:20 PMIn context
Jessica Galang / BetaKit:
App marketplace vendor AppDirect acquires AppCarousel, an app management platform for IoT   —  AppCarousel acquired by San Francisco-based AppDirect  —  AppCarousel, a Calgary-based app management platform for connected cars, smartphones, smart screens, and tablets, as well as other connected devices …
Sep 24, 2015, 9:35 PMIn context
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

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