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Top Stories of the Week
The fund is dedicated solely to buying out securities from early investors and employees for promising companies with at least $30 million in revenue.
Coinsquare can now use BMO to streamline the process of depositing and withdrawing funds.
In the past month, several high-profile tech companies have announced expansions into the city.
The company launched its fleet of Lime-S e-scooters in a Waterloo pilot project this morning.
CrowdRiff raises $11.6 million to help travel brands source photos in an Instagram world (Read here)
Hopper raises $128 million CAD Series D (Read here)
Kooltra raises $6.5 million to modernize foreign exchange industry (Read here)
Slice Labs raises $25 million CAD to help insurers reach the gig economy (Read here)
iRestify raises $1 million to help businesses book professional cleaners online (Read here)
For the first time ever, Calgary was a top five Canadian tech market by deal volume in Q2 2018.
The good news is that the rules aren’t necessarily set in stone.
Why Canada’s smart cities need H.E.A.R.T (CanCon Ep. 130)
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