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Charleston drug company sold for $45.5M to Canada’s Cipher Pharmaceuticals - Charleston Post Courier

Charleston Post Courier

Charleston drug company sold for $45.5M to Canada's Cipher Pharmaceuticals
Charleston Post Courier
It announced in 2011 that a Florida venture capital fund had invested $6.5 million in the business. Last year, Innocutis began selling in the United States a medicine for cold sores developed by a French company. It plans to seek permission to sell the ...

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ENTREVESTOR: Halifax’s LifeRaft targets social media threats - TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)

ENTREVESTOR: Halifax's LifeRaft targets social media threats
TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration)
LifeRaft, a startup whose platform uncovers potential threats through social media posts, expects to soon close a $2.5-million round of venture capital funding that it hopes will accelerate its already-impressive growth. LifeRaft of Halifax identifies ...

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Is Philly on its way to tech hub status after lagging behind? - Upstart

Upstart

Is Philly on its way to tech hub status after lagging behind?
Upstart
Take, for instance, when couponing app SnipSnap was acquired by Slyce, a publicly traded visual-search company in Canada, for $6.5 million. Ted Mann, SnipSnap's founder, said he received note after note congratulating him on a job well done. Mann was ...

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Is Philly on its way to tech hub status after lagging behind? - Upstart

Upstart

Is Philly on its way to tech hub status after lagging behind?
Upstart
Take, for instance, when couponing app SnipSnap was acquired by Slyce, a publicly traded visual-search company in Canada, for $6.5 million. Ted Mann, SnipSnap's founder, said he received note after note congratulating him on a job well done. Mann was ...

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Crafts website company Etsy valued at $4B in market debut - bnn.ca

Crafts website company Etsy valued at $4B in market debut
bnn.ca
New York-based Etsy sold 13.3 million shares, while stockholders including venture capital firms Accel Partners, Index Ventures, Union Square Ventures and Acton Capital sold the rest. Etsy is designated a "benefit corporation", which is an entity whose ...

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Charleston drug company sold for $45.5M to Canada’s Cipher Pharmaceuticals - Charleston Post Courier

Charleston Post Courier

Charleston drug company sold for $45.5M to Canada's Cipher Pharmaceuticals
Charleston Post Courier
It announced in 2011 that a Florida venture capital fund had invested $6.5 million in the business. Last year, Innocutis began selling in the United States a treatment for cold sores developed by a French company. It plans to seek permission to sell ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 04/16
Charleston drug company sold for $45.5M to Canada’s Cipher Pharmaceuticals - Charleston Post Courier

Charleston Post Courier

Charleston drug company sold for $45.5M to Canada's Cipher Pharmaceuticals
Charleston Post Courier
It announced in 2011 that a Florida venture capital fund had invested $6.5 million in the business. Last year, Innocutis began selling in the United States a treatment for cold sores developed by a French company. It plans to seek permission to sell ...

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 04/16
Blind River taxpayers express their thoughts to council and NSPG - Elliot Lake Standard

Elliot Lake Standard

Blind River taxpayers express their thoughts to council and NSPG
Elliot Lake Standard
Blind River has renegotiated its loan with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) from $4.4 million by 2025 to $1.1 million in 2037. “Now ... “Why did we go and put 50% of our money, this is my money, my tax dollars, going into a venture capital.”.

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New department responds to needs of business - The News

New department responds to needs of business
The News
It was created with one clear objective: to make Nova Scotia the most competitive and business-friendly environment for economic growth in Canada. ... We need to create policies that help increase exports and trade, and improve access to venture capital.

[email this story] Posted by Robert Ouellette on 04/15
Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Comes in at $6.4 Billion in Q1, VC … - AltEnergyMag (press

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Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Comes in at $6.4 Billion in Q1, VC ...
AltEnergyMag (press release)
Total global corporate funding in the solar sector, including venture capital/private equity (VC), debt financing, and public market financing raised by public companies, almost doubled with $6.4 billion, compared to $3.4 billion in Q4 2014. ... for ...
Residential And Commercial Solar Funds Set The Pace In First Quarter FinancingSolar Industry
Mercom Capital: Total corporate solar funding comes in at USD 6.4 billion in ...solarserver.com
Solar firms attract USD 6.4bn in Q1 funding - MercomSeeNews Renewables

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Sunnyvale Job Fair this Weekend Offers New Job Prospects, New Startups and … - Bitcoin Magazine

Sunnyvale Job Fair this Weekend Offers New Job Prospects, New Startups and ...
Bitcoin Magazine
If you are interested in working in the growing field of digital currencies or you're a financial technology startup looking for new talent, the Sunnyvale Job Fair at the Plug and Play Tech Centre is the place to be this weekend. This will be the ...

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E-Commerce Software Co. Shopify Eyes $100M IPO - Law360 (subscription)

E-Commerce Software Co. Shopify Eyes $100M IPO
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (April 15, 2015, 2:06 PM ET) -- Shopify Inc., a venture capital-backed software provider for small- and medium-size companies to build online stores, filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday to raise up to $100 million in an initial ...

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Wealthy Jamaicans form angel investor group - Jamaica Gleaner (subscription)

Jamaica Gleaner (subscription)

Wealthy Jamaicans form angel investor group
Jamaica Gleaner (subscription)
First Angels is also tapping into Government of Canada-funded World Bank programme called InfoDev, which supports the initiation and development of angel networks in the Caribbean. ... First Angels chairman Joe Matalon also chairs the Development Bank ...

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‘Silicon Valley’ actor’s part hits close to home - Press of Atlantic City

Press of Atlantic City

'Silicon Valley' actor's part hits close to home
Press of Atlantic City
Six years ago, Thomas Middleditch was chasing laughs on a Caribbean-bound cruise ship, by way of Chicago's Second City troupe, in a last-ditch effort to make something of this comedy thing - his income from walking dogs just wasn't cutting it.

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Canada’s venture capital pool is deep now, but could dry up in the future - The Globe and Mail (subs

The Globe and Mail (subscription)

Canada's venture capital pool is deep now, but could dry up in the future
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
The Canadian venture capital industry is off to its strongest start in eight years on the investment side, but funds for the next generation of entrepreneurs may be drying up. According to preliminary data from Thomson Reuters, $431-million was ...

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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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