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Digital Main Street launching new programs for small businesses following federal, provincial funding (BETAKIT)
Digital Main Street is launching three new programs following new funding commitments from the Province of Ontario and FedDev Ontario.
With COVID-19, it has never been more important to understand how Canadian firms innovate. The Conference Board of Canada is publishing an in-depth study on how innovation translates into growth.
Canadian tech firms and ecosystem partners are invited to join the survey. You will be first to receive the full report.
Canalys didn’t provide specific numbers, but it did set overall market positions in the retail sector, with Microsoft coming in second, Amazon third, followed by Alibaba and IBM in fourth and fifth respectively.
Retail sales in Canada exceeded pre-COVID levels of spending in June as more shops reopened, however preliminary estimates from July suggest the momentum may have been short-lived.
Canada’s privacy laws have ‘no teeth’: What I learned during an eight-month investigation into Tim Hortons’ data tracking (FINANCIAL POST)
Systems are built to frustrate transparency, and companies don’t face any real penalties when they ignore the law.
Attabotics, a Calgary-based startup that has created a robotic warehousing and fulfillment system, has raised $65.9 million CAD ($50 million USD) in a Series C round.
The scheme involved 7,000 $94 toothbrushes, according to law enforcement.
Reliance, India’s most valuable company, has raised more than $20 billion in recent months by selling stakes in its digital arm, Jio Platforms.
Toronto-based retail startup Tulip, a mobile store management software provider, has acquired US retail SaaS Blueday.
Including this new investment, Dutchie has raised a total of $53 million, including a $15 million Series A in 2019, led by Gron, according to Crunchbase data.
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