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Top Stories of the Week
WeWork wants to be the connective tissue for the Cascadia Innovation Corridor.
Kovitz joins former Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Growth,Brad Duguid on the committee.
The company expanded into Canada in November 2016, and has since established over 1.5 million users.
Electrobac raises $1 million for smart electronic recycling bin (Read here)
Eyesover receives $200,000 from NBIF for AI that analyzes public opinion (Read here)
Goose raises $2.25 million seed round for travel medical insurance app (Read here)
FashionTech Toronto partners with UK’s Centre for Fashion Enterprise (Read here)
Newton raising conditional $15 million round with DV Trading (Read here)
Sampler appoints Jonathan Penn as VP of sales (Read here)
For the first time ever, Calgary was a top five Canadian tech market by deal volume in Q2 2018.
Your reaction to a VC pass can build or erode your reputation.
Tech productivity tips that actually work (CanCon ep. 128)
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