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Top Stories of the Week
The IP Strategy falls into three buckets: legislation, increasing the IP literacy of companies, and providing tools to navigate IP.
The program launched as a two-year pilot.
The Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund, managed by the Calgary Economic Development agency, is open to private companies, non-profits, and public institutions.
The agenda falls into six pillars that include boosting R&D capacity and investing in cybersecurity.
Uberflip raises $41 million CAD from DC-based Updata Partners (Read here)
ChefHero raises $12.6 million to build wholesale marketplace for independent restaurants (Read here)
Wealthsimple, Flipp make Great Place to Work list (Read here)
Dialogue appoints Jean-François Séguin as EVP and general counsel (Read here)
Aion Network launches blockchain interoperability platform to public (Read here)
Q1’s $1.28 billion funding amount is the largest seen since CB Insights began collecting MoneyTree data in 2012.
The more effectively you can communicate with your investors, the lower your cost of capital will be.
CanCon Podcast Ep. 112: Keeping pace with innovation in Toronto
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