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Top Stories of the Week
Influitive has reduced its workforce by approximately one third over the last three years.
Here are 11 Prairie-based startups to watch for in 2019, helping to bring the spotlight towards a region that most of the startup world only sees from 30,000 feet on their flights across Canada.
Tech startups comprise 35 percent of the total number of Alberta-owned and operated technology companies.
The funding is being committed to three streams: Business Scale-up and Productivity, Regional Innovation Ecosystem, and Community Economic Development and Diversification.
Dozr receives $14 million CAD investment in Series A (Read here)
CB2 Insights closes $5 million CAD oversubscribed private placement (Read here)
Vancouver’s Cmd raises $19 million CAD Series B led by Google Ventures (Read here)
Medstack raises $2.4 million oversubscribed seed round led by Telus Ventures (Read here)
Montreal Insurtech Breathe Life raises $4.5 million CAD to accelerate U.S. expansion (Read here)
It’s been eight years since Fredericton produced two nine-figure tech exits. What’s in store for the city in 2019?
No matter what stage your business is in, optionality is something you can be proactively driving towards before an acquisition comes your way.
Why 2019 will reveal Canada’s new tech darling (CanCon ep. 139)
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