“The revolution has launched”: OpenAI’s Sam Altman charts the promise and peril of AI at Toronto event
Sam Altman has become the world’s most powerful optimist.
Odaia closes $34 million CAD Series B to fix “bottleneck” in drug delivery process
Roster of big pharma clients helped Odaia nab latest funding round.
Certn targets global expansion of background check tech with $30 million USD Series B extension from EDC
M&A key part of Certn’s strategy as it looks to expand in Europe, Africa, Asia.
BBTV resolves dispute with Ethan Klein as YouTube creators raise concerns over revenue payouts
Prominent YouTubers Kavos and Yo Mama have also taken issue with BBTV’s policies.
Yung Wu to depart as MaRS CEO at end of 2023 as innovation hub begins search for next leader
Wu will remain at organization’s helm during CEO transition.
Tab Commerce closes $1 million USD to help restaurants manage expenses
After growing up in the industry, Tab Commerce’s CEO has returned to his roots.
AutoLeap gears up for growth with $40 million CAD Series B
As a recession looms, AutoLeap and the car repair shops it serves stand to benefit.
VCCI-backed Kensington Capital Partners secures $158 million first close for third venture fund
Kensington becomes first VCCI-supported fund of funds to announce it has closed financing.
Felix expands into more complex categories of care following $18 million Series B
Healthtech startup targets moves into Québec, weight loss, therapy.
WonderFi, Coinsquare, CoinSmart to merge as Canada’s crypto industry consolidates
Canadian crypto love triangle ends in three-way merger.
RealSage secures $2.1 million CAD to help multi-family rental managers make better decisions with AI
Ex-real estate asset manager aims to help others parse data during “critical time.”
Federal #Budget2023 includes cleantech commitments, little else for innovation
Budget 2023 includes $500 million to SIF for cleantech projects, billions in clean energy tax credits.
Carbon Neutral Club secures $1.4 million to incentivize employees to help companies meet climate targets
Startup sees employee action as missing piece for orgs looking to reduce emissions.
Rewind cuts 27 percent of staff as its growth slows in parallel to Shopify
Amid downturn, e-commerce slowdown, Rewind targets breakeven.