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Top Stories of the Week
Wavefront faces claims from 266 organizations and individuals, legal documents show.
“It’s akin to the Shopify ambition where we want to grow a platform company, not get acquired too soon, and provide great jobs to people here.”
Now, more than ever, health technology needs to be the force of change that will ensure the sustainability of our publicly funded healthcare system.
ecobee raises $47 million and announces new exec hires (Read here)
Fresche Solutions secures $78.12 million CAD to help companies manage legacy IBM apps (Read here)
Avrij Analytics raises $1.2 million to help sports teams track athletes’ off-field activities (Read here)
Onist partners with Quovo to give families access to financial data (Read here)
TribalScale appoints Preeti Malik as Venture Studios’ executive-in-residence (Read here)
Q1’s $1.28 billion funding amount is the largest seen since CB Insights began collecting MoneyTree data in 2012.
There are three general motivations for attending a conference – landing customers, impressing investors, and gaining accolades.