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Top Stories of the Week
The fund will now include innovation investments in industrial companies.
Deepmind said it will also provide funding for long-term AI programs in Alberta.
Interested companies must submit an application by August 30.
“Seeing people make the same mistakes was hard to watch.”
Following nearly $1 million raise, GoBumpFree launches travel platform for airline employees (Read here)
Ask The Doctor reaches major milestone of 250,000 doctors on platform (Read here)
Flinks raises $500,000 to fuel mission of powering Canada’s FinTechs (Read here)
Mylo launches spare change investment platform on iOS (Read here)
dubdub representing Canada at $100,000 French Founders Startup Tour competition (Read here)
In this #BetaKit1on1, League founder and CEO Mike Serbinis says “winning begets winning” for Canadian tech.
Currently, there are many VCs marketing themselves as founder-friendly without supplying much context to the phrase.
CanCon Podcast Ep. 75: Patent laws, Canada is open for business + your phone bill is going up
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