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Top Stories of the Week
Earlier this week, BetaKit reported that Thalmic had been issued multiple patents pertaining to a wearable device utilizing holographic technology.
The venture firm has also expanded its reach in Edmonton; in March, Panache Ventures added on Dan Belostotsky as a venture partner.
Coaching helps people seeking advice come to a conclusion on their own through conversation.
Beanworks raises $10.1 million Series B to automate accounting (Read here)
Keela raises $1.53 million to build non-profit tech (Read here)
DarwinAI raises $3.9 million CAD to help devs design neural networks (Read here)
Brizi raises $2.5 million to bring jumbotrons to smartphones (Read here)
Coinsquare’s Coincapital launches two ETFs on the TSX (Read here)
L-SPARK launches accelerator with BlackBerry QNX (Read here)
For the first time ever, Calgary was a top five Canadian tech market by deal volume in Q2 2018.
Knowing beforehand the types of actors out there may affect your approach to fundraising.
Tech productivity tips that actually work (CanCon ep. 128)
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