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Top Stories of the Week
$30 million of this fund will go towards OrbitMTL, a new program to scale pre-seed startups with more hands-on support.
The DMZ and Facebook’s five-month program will provide startups with $50,000 in Facebook marketing budget.
If you’re thinking about how you can make an impact in your community, here’s a helpful guide.
1QBit raises $45 million Series B from Fujitsu, Accenture (Read here)
Mojio raises $30 million Series B to make every car a connected car (Read here)
Hockeystick acquires LaunchSpot to boost startup ecosystem data platform (Read here)
Chefs Plate raises $10 million Series C (Read here)
Toronto-based Sensibill expands in the US with Quontic Bank partnership (Read here)
PwC’s Michael Dingle explains what a rise in corporate venture funding means for the Canadian startup ecosystem.
Read this and avoid having a bad cap table in the first place.
CanCon Podcast Ep. 96: Canada’s tech billionaire + ‘Harry Potter Go?’
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