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Top Stories of the Week
The CSA says that many offerings it has reviewed constitute securities.
Wealthsimple designed the portfolio using a methodology approved by global data index MSCI’s committee of Shariah scholars.
StreetMessenger sends time-sensitive alerts on job skills and training sessions, and pop-up health clinics.
“For a founder CEO who isn’t paying attention to his or her people, meetings feel like a waste of time.”
TimePlay raises $8 million Series A funding to expand movie theatre entertainment tech (Read here)
Tulip Retail raises $50 million Series B from Kleiner Perkins (Read here)
IoT startup Helios Wire raises $5 million CAD (Read here)
eSentire raises undisclosed nine-figure round (Read here)
Paycase plans to launch Canadian Bitcoin Exchange by end of year (Read here)
Mike Serbinis, Nicole Verkindt among Startup Canada’s 2017 Ontario regional award winners (Read here)
In this #BetaKit1on1 (powered by PwC Tech), Sampler CEO and founder Marie Chevrier tells young entrepreneurs to just go for it.
There are many valuable things that events can bring to your company that you can’t get from sitting behind a computer screen.