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Snoop Dogg Just Signed a Contract with Major Marijuana Company in Canada - VICE

VICE

Snoop Dogg Just Signed a Contract with Major Marijuana Company in Canada
VICE
For the deal—Snoop's first entrée into the burgeoning Canadian weed industry—Tweed will pay the West Coast rapper in money and stocks for exclusive rights to specific branding and content from his company LBC Holdings. "There are real social and ...
Snoop Dogg strikes deal with Canadian marijuana producerToronto Sun
That DO Double G getting after that Canadian POTNewstalk 1010
Snoop Dogg partners with Canadian marijuana producerExtract

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Avrio Capital closes its largest late stage venture fund with $110 million in commitments - BetaKit

BetaKit

Avrio Capital closes its largest late stage venture fund with $110 million in commitments
BetaKit
“As one of Canada's very few nationally focused venture capital investors, BDC Capital is very active in supporting the emergence of world-class fund managers such as Avrio, helping them achieve the scale they need to support successful companies and ...

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Snoop Dogg strikes deal with Canadian marijuana producer - Toronto Sun

Toronto Sun

Snoop Dogg strikes deal with Canadian marijuana producer
Toronto Sun
Earlier last year, he created a venture capital fund focused on the pot industry called Casa Verde Capital. The deal with Tweed is valid for three years and may be renewed for another two at the end of that term. "There are real social and medical ...
Snoop Dogg signs exclusive deal with Canadian marijuana producerNational Post
That DO Double G getting after that Canadian POTNewstalk 1010

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Start-up Visa program a ‘disappointment,’ says Windsor, Ont. lawyer - CBC.ca

CBC.ca

Start-up Visa program a 'disappointment,' says Windsor, Ont. lawyer
CBC.ca
To qualify, a person wanting to immigrate to Canada is required to secure a minimum investment of $200,000 from a designated Canadian venture-capital fund, or $75,000 from a designated Canadian angel-investor group. That did not sit well with Kadri who ...

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What Canada needs for a prosperous innovation economy - The Globe and Mail (subscription)

The Globe and Mail (subscription)

What Canada needs for a prosperous innovation economy
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
This week, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains told Canadians that: “What I'm most interested by … is the question of how a government can cultivate a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. How can we put in place ...

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Snoop Dogg and Ontario marijuana producer Tweed strike business deal - Toronto Star

Toronto Star

Snoop Dogg and Ontario marijuana producer Tweed strike business deal
Toronto Star
Marijuana producer Tweed is pairing up with weed-smoking, gin-and-juice sipping Snoop Dogg in a deal that will grant the Ontario-based company exclusive rights to use certain content and brands owned by the rapper's company, LBC Holdings.

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Kitchener, Toronto mayors pitch 2 city innovation corridor - CBC.ca

CBC.ca

Kitchener, Toronto mayors pitch 2 city innovation corridor
CBC.ca
Waterloo Region and Toronto need to be connected by all-day GO service or high-speed rail so the two cities can successfully compete with the likes of Silicon Valley and Cambridge-London in the U.K., the mayors of Toronto and Kitchener say. "Toronto ...

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Term Sheet—Thursday, February 11 - Fortune

Term Sheet -- Thursday, February 11
Fortune
IMJ, a Japanese venture capital firm, has held a ¥2 billion ($52m) first close for a Japan-focused fund that is targeting a total of ¥6 billion. Read more. • JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) has formed JetBlue Technology Ventures, an investment group that will ...

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Kik Battles Facebook With Bots In The New Messaging Wars - Forbes

Forbes

Kik Battles Facebook With Bots In The New Messaging Wars
Forbes
“Google gives you all these results, but they still expect you to do all the work,” says Josh Elman, a partner at venture capital firm Greylock who has invested in a messaging app called Operator, which uses bots and humans to connect shoppers with ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 02/10
This simple thermometer could be a powerful weapon against disease outbreaks - Quartz

Quartz

This simple thermometer could be a powerful weapon against disease outbreaks
Quartz
Currently, over 15,000 people have bought the Smart Stick thermometer in the US, and Kinsa, which raised $9.6 million in venture capital funding in December 2015, has plans to expand in the UK, Europe and Canada this year and to reach Asia in 2017.

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This simple thermometer could be an powerful weapon against disease outbreaks - Quartz

Quartz

This simple thermometer could be an powerful weapon against disease outbreaks
Quartz
Currently, over 15,000 people have bought the Smart Stick thermometer in the US, and Kinsa, which raised $9.6 million in venture capital funding in December 2015, has plans to expand in the UK, Europe and Canada this year and to reach Asia in 2017.

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Agriculture industry betting the farm on innovation to boost yields, profits - CBC.ca

CBC.ca

Agriculture industry betting the farm on innovation to boost yields, profits
CBC.ca
The family farm is going high-tech. From robotic milking machines to data-gathering drones, industry watchers say technology is making agriculture more precise and efficient as farmers push for increased profits and yields. "There's a whole confluence ...
Agriculture industry betting the farm on innovation to boost yields and profitsTheChronicleHerald.ca
Betting the farm on big data to boost outputsOrangeville Banner

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The world’s first bionic knee brace debuts on Indiegogo - Geektime

Geektime

The world's first bionic knee brace debuts on Indiegogo
Geektime
They are operating without venture capital or private equity fundraising, but seem to be doing pretty well for themselves. Spring Loaded Technology just signed a contract with the Canadian Department of National Defence to promote the Upshot, the ...

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Goqii Gets Investment From Edelweiss’s Venture Capital Arm, Valued Close To $50 Million - The Tech P

Goqii Gets Investment From Edelweiss's Venture Capital Arm, Valued Close To $50 Million
The Tech Portal
This investment has flushed in from the venture capital arm of Mumbai-based Edelweiss. GOQii however, isn't pegging this as just monetary contribution. The startup sees Edelweiss as a 'strategic partner' and will look to capitalise on the health ...

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Hot money transfer app WorldRemit just bagged an extra £31 million - Business Insider

Business Insider

Hot money transfer app WorldRemit just bagged an extra £31 million
Business Insider
80% of WorldRemit's revenue comes from outside the UK, with big senders including Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. WorldRemit is not profitable and many market commentators have questioned whether new digital, lower margin players such as ...

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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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