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Angel Investing Networks Injected $90.5M Into Canadian Startups in 2014 - Benzinga

Angel Investing Networks Injected $90.5M Into Canadian Startups in 2014
Benzinga
"Our government is a proud partner and contributor to NACO's report on the state of Angel capital investments in Canada. Through the Venture Capital Action Plan, we are committed to supporting entrepreneurs who invest and innovate, resulting in the ...

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Aerie Pharmaceuticals Elects Julie McHugh and Michael M. du Toit to the … - MarketWatch

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Elects Julie McHugh and Michael M. du Toit to the ...
MarketWatch
Prior to this, Ms. McHugh was CEO of Nora Therapeutics, Inc., a venture capital backed biotech start-up company focused on developing novel therapies for the treatment of infertility disorders. Previously, she ... The Company is currently conducting a ...

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Daily Current Affairs - 28th and 29th June 2015, Sunday and Monday - PaGaLGuY

Daily Current Affairs - 28th and 29th June 2015, Sunday and Monday
PaGaLGuY
(i) The Government of India, with a view to extend cheaper loans to domestic pharma industry and boost their growth, plans to set up a 500 crore rupee venture capital fund. ... Shuttler pair Jwala and Ashwini win Canada open women doubles. (i) Jwala ...

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Daily Current Affairs - 28th and 29th June 2015, Sunday and Monday - PaGaLGuY

Daily Current Affairs - 28th and 29th June 2015, Sunday and Monday
PaGaLGuY
(i) The Government of India, with a view to extend cheaper loans to domestic pharma industry and boost their growth, plans to set up a 500 crore rupee venture capital fund. ... Shuttler pair Jwala and Ashwini win Canada open women doubles. (i) Jwala ...

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Daily Deal Roundup: Watsa goes shopping in India, and TMAC boosts its IPO - The Globe and Mail (subs

Daily Deal Roundup: Watsa goes shopping in India, and TMAC boosts its IPO
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
Fairfax India Holdings, a fund set up by Canadian investor Prem Watsa to target Indian assets, is set to take a majority stake in logistics firm National Collateral Management Services (NCMSL), two sources familiar with the matter said. One of the ...

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IPO for All or How to Create Your Own Currency - Huffington Post

IPO for All or How to Create Your Own Currency
Huffington Post
Subject to approval and reporting standards imposed by the SEC, most companies are permitted to utilize Reg A+ as long as they have their principal place of business in the U.S. or Canada -- and are comfortable with levels of self-disclosure that are a ...

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MasterCard among most active corporate investors for payment startups - St. Louis Business Journal (

St. Louis Business Journal (blog)

MasterCard among most active corporate investors for payment startups
St. Louis Business Journal (blog)
Corporate venture funds invested $663 million in payments startups over the past four quarters ending in the first quarter of this year — a 355 percent increase over the prior four-quarter period. If deal flow and dollars invested continue at the ...

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Matrix leads $12mln round for PayRange - Thomson Reuters’ peHUB (press release)

Matrix leads $12mln round for PayRange
Thomson Reuters' peHUB (press release)
PayRange is also backed by seed investor Nyca Partners, the venture capital and advisory firm exclusively focused on applying innovation in financial services. Through Nyca, PayRange is supported by payments luminaries such as Managing Director and ...

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NDP leader Mulcair makes pitch to Canadian big business - World Socialist Web Site

NDP leader Mulcair makes pitch to Canadian big business
World Socialist Web Site
With opinion polls showing the trade union-backed New Democratic Party (NDP) in the lead just four months prior to Canada's October 19 federal election, party leader Thomas Mulcair has stepped up his efforts to convince big business that the NDP will ...

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NDP leader Mulcair makes pitch to Canadian big business - World Socialist Web Site

NDP leader Mulcair makes pitch to Canadian big business
World Socialist Web Site
With opinion polls showing the trade union-backed New Democratic Party (NDP) in the lead just four months prior to Canada's October 19 federal election, party leader Thomas Mulcair has stepped up his efforts to convince big business that the NDP will ...

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Stalled private hospital has Westbank band members, police asking questions … - InfoTel News Ltd

Stalled private hospital has Westbank band members, police asking questions ...
InfoTel News Ltd
WESTBANK FIRST NATION - Canada's first private, for-profit hospital, slated for development on Westbank First Nation land, has stalled amid lost venture capital funding and criminal allegations and the political fallout could claim the band's chief and ...

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Stalled private hospital has Westbank band members, police asking questions … - InfoTel News Ltd

Stalled private hospital has Westbank band members, police asking questions ...
InfoTel News Ltd
WESTBANK FIRST NATION - Canada's first private, for-profit hospital, slated for development on Westbank First Nation land, has stalled amid lost venture capital funding and criminal allegations and the political fallout could claim the band's chief and ...

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Illuminate Vancouver 2015 coming to UBC Sauder School on June 27 - Vancity Buzz

Vancity Buzz

Illuminate Vancouver 2015 coming to UBC Sauder School on June 27
Vancity Buzz
Prior to founding Push, Lum has held software development and electrical engineering positions at TELUS Corporation, Macdonald Detweiler and Associates Ltd where he worked on classified defense projects for the Canadian Navy. Lum holds a BASc in ...

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Oculus-backer Formation 8 raising $400 million venture fund - Yahoo News UK

Yahoo News UK

Oculus-backer Formation 8 raising $400 million venture fund
Yahoo News UK
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Formation 8, the venture-capital firm known for backing virtual-reality company Oculus VR, has filed to raise a $400 million fund for late-stage investments in Asia, highlighting the growing appeal of the region for private ...

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ENTREVESTOR: Innovacorp CEO draws on business challenges - TheChronicleHerald.ca

ENTREVESTOR: Innovacorp CEO draws on business challenges
TheChronicleHerald.ca
He said entrepreneurship will help solve Atlantic Canada's economic problems. Last year, Innovacorp made 12 investments in 12 companies, 10 of which were new to its portfolio. A typical investment is between $250,000 and $1 million. “Our venture ...

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The Canadian-born, U.S.-headquartered MDC Partners has acquired a majority stake in Capital C and Kenna, two Toronto-area agencies.

GigPark announced on August 24th, that they had been purchased by the Yellow Pages. Hey Noah, congratulations to you and the team there.

The Ontario government is doing something truly unique and laudable says John Albright of JLA Ventures. Last week Ontario's Ministry of Research and Innovation announced a new $205-million fund to help stimulate the province's early-stage ventures.

According to a University of Laval Professor, Canada's Labour Sponsor Funds kill innovation rather than create it. Read the press release here.

MediaScrape lands new venture round of $3.2 million. Chris Dingle has been appointed President and Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Dingle was the founding CTO of 24/7 Real Media which sold recently to WPP for $637 million.

University Technologies International (UTI) - IGNITE - announces the closing of two first-round financings for two IGNITE companies, Profero Energy Inc. and Circle Cardiovascular Imaging Inc.

Kleer Inc. based in California but with a plant in Ottawa landed a $28 million round for its wireless audio product development.

The Ottawa Citizen ran this story a few days ago. We've been saying this for years now. When will the public sector make it easier for investment in the province's tech sector?

Rick Nathan of the Canadian Venture Capital Association has an optimistic view of the current credit crunch.

MSBi Capital announces the addition of two new partners François Gauvin and John Elton.

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