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Geneba’s Meinel seeks rights issue to boost expansion - Property Investor Europe (subscription)

Geneba's Meinel seeks rights issue to boost expansion
Property Investor Europe (subscription)
It is 45% held by Canadian venture capital group Catalyst Capital, with the remainder with Dutch shareholders. Its first interim results showed a direct investment profit of €6.2m but an indirect loss of €5.6m mainly due to portfolio writedowns. Net ...

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Geneba’s Meinel seeks rights issue to boost expansion - Property Investor Europe (subscription)

Geneba's Meinel seeks rights issue to boost expansion
Property Investor Europe (subscription)
It is 45% held by Canadian venture capital group Catalyst Capital, with the remainder with Dutch shareholders. Its first interim results showed a direct investment profit of €6.2m but an indirect loss of €5.6m mainly due to portfolio writedowns. Net ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 09/01
Boycotting Burger King primarily hurts locals - Montgomery Advertiser

NerdWallet (blog)

Boycotting Burger King primarily hurts locals
Montgomery Advertiser
This isn't too surprising due to the fact a Brazilian controlled venture capital firm owns 70 percent of the company. So, with each passing year, the company is relying less on the U.S. for its bottom line. After the acquisition of the Canadian ...
Why You Shouldn't Get Mad About Burger King Moving to CanadaNerdWallet (blog)

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A&E;to take a stake in Vice Media at $2.5 billion valuation - Reuters

A&E to take a stake in Vice Media at $2.5 billion valuation
Reuters
A&E, which is jointly owned by Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) and media group Hearst Corp, is investing $250 million in Vice Media, which started as a Canadian magazine and has ballooned into a multimedia conglomerate known for producing edgy videos and ...

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Banff Venture Forum Sept 25 & 26: Who Dares, Wins: Entrepreneurs … - Calgary Herald (blog)

Banff Venture Forum Sept 25 & 26: Who Dares, Wins: Entrepreneurs ...
Calgary Herald (blog)
Banff Venture Forum, Canada's premier company financing event, is designed to showcase the hottest hi-tech companies from across North America, offer insight into key issues within the industry, provide a premium networking opportunity and give ...

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A cool way (literally) to save heart attack victims - Crain’s Chicago Business

A cool way (literally) to save heart attack victims
Crain's Chicago Business
After years of development and experimentation (on pigs, and also on himself), the product—dubbed the Esophageal Cooling Device—has been approved for use in Europe and Canada, where the company is gearing up for sales. It has yet to be approved by ...

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Lured to St. Louis once by money, entrepreneur returns by choice - STLtoday.com

Lured to St. Louis once by money, entrepreneur returns by choice
STLtoday.com
Marshall Haas wasn't happy about getting kicked out of Canada, but he says it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. ... For entrepreneurs who dream of raising venture capital and making a quick fortune with new technology, it's still the place to be ...

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Why You Shouldn’t Get Mad About Burger King Moving to Canada - NerdWallet (blog)

NerdWallet (blog)

Why You Shouldn't Get Mad About Burger King Moving to Canada
NerdWallet (blog)
It didn't relocate to Brazil, either, even though the majority holder of the company has been the Brazilian venture capital firm 3G Capital since 2010. If Burger King's goal was to skip out on taxes in the cheapest way possible, it could have done it ...

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Tech Incubator Eureka Has ‘Aha’ Moment With Channel - CRN

Tech Incubator Eureka Has 'Aha' Moment With Channel
CRN
Canadian incubator Eureka Project has been helping tech startups network, gain access to capital and build their partner programs since 2007. It's teaching practical go-to-market strategies, but it's further clarifying its approach to ... It also gives ...

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Star Trek tricorder is one step closer to reality - SFGate (blog)

SFGate (blog)

Star Trek tricorder is one step closer to reality
SFGate (blog)
SCANADU last year raised $10.5 million in venture capital funding. The team is lead by company founder Walter De ... CloudDX, a Mississauga, Canada, a team from medical devices manufacturer Biosign. - Danvantri, a team from technology manufacturer ...

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Venture Capital Lags in Quebec While Most of Canada Sees Boost - Techvibes (blog)

Venture Capital Lags in Quebec While Most of Canada Sees Boost
Techvibes (blog)
Last year, venture capital investments in Quebec reached their highest level since before the recession. But 2014 isn't shaping up to be another “booming” year, as Jack Chadirdjian, the president and CEO of province-wide private equity association ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 08/28
A cool way (literally) to save heart attack victims - Crain’s Chicago Business

A cool way (literally) to save heart attack victims
Crain's Chicago Business
After years of development and experimentation (on pigs, and also on himself), the product—dubbed the Esophageal Cooling Device—has been approved for use in Europe and Canada, where the company is gearing up for sales. It has yet to be approved by ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 08/28
Trulioo Found Success When It Finally Convinced Investors How Important … - Techvibes (blog)

Trulioo Found Success When It Finally Convinced Investors How Important ...
Techvibes (blog)
"For a pair of Canadian entrepreneurs with little to no contacts in Silicon Valley and fierce competition for dollars, the process of raising venture capital there was daunting," says Ufford, founder and CEO. It took them hundreds of hours of ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 08/27
A closer look at 3G Capital, the firm behind the Tim Hortons deal - CTV News

Vancouver Sun

A closer look at 3G Capital, the firm behind the Tim Hortons deal
CTV News
"The typical response by a lot of venture capital organizations and their reputation is that they want in, they want to clean out, and they want to get out," Middleton, a marketing professor, told CTV's Canada AM. 3G can reassure investors that they're ...
Burger King Defends Plan to Buy Tim HortonsWall Street Journal

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Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation expands … - NorthumberlandView.ca

Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation expands ...
NorthumberlandView.ca
Canada's business development bank, BDC puts entrepreneurs first. With almost 2,000 employees and more than 100 business centres across the country, BDC offers financing, subordinate financing, venture capital and consulting services to more than ...

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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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