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Top Stories of the Week
In a resignation announcement on Twitter, Holmes said he will continue to act as the company’s executive chairman.
An email to Planswell investors obtained by BetaKit sheds new light on the recent demise of the Toronto-based FinTech startup.
Looka has confirmed the layoffs to BetaKit. The startup has been pared down to a team of just eight, with a total of 32 employees laid off.
“We like to think of ourselves as an Olympic stallion, meaning that we’re a real company with real revenue, real customers.”
ATB Financial acquires Grow Technologies (Read here)
Vancity Community Investment Bank acquires CoPower (Read here)
Untether AI announces $9.2M in funding (Read here)
CTO.ai raises $9.8M seed round (Read here)
MindBeacon raises $18M (Read here)
Interac acquires 2Keys (Read here)
People Corporation acquires Collage (Read here)
Mylo raises $10M Series A (Read here)
RenoRun raises $22M Series A (Read here)
Conexus hits $30M fund target (Read here)
“Real networking between two people unfolds over years, or entire careers, and is deeply reciprocal.”
“[Accelerators] aren’t a silver bullet … they are a helping hand that can help you level up.”
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