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This year, BetaKit reached out to the Montreal tech community, asking for recommendations on the companies we should be keeping an eye on.
Speaking to BetaKit ahead of his appearance at TechExit.io on April 10th in Vancouver, Rob Hull shared Adaptive Insights’ founding story, the company’s initial plans to IPO, and why it ultimately chose acquisition over going public.
LinkedIn released its list of the ‘2019 LinkedIn Top Companies’ in Canada, and Shopify was the only Canadian tech company to make the cut.
Squelch secures $12M in funding (FINSMES)
Squelch, Inc., a Redwood City, CA-based provider of a customer experience optimization solution, has raised $12M in funding.
Existing investors Northzone, Mangrove, Eight Roads Ventures and Banco Sabadell also participated in the funding round which follows a $12M Series B last year.
It’s no surprise that SaaS has become the new development standard; the cloud has dramatically lowered costs to develop and distribute software while increasing user accessibility. So what’s next for SaaS?
Offchain Labs, a startup co-founded by a former Obama administration official, has raised a $3.7 million in seed funding.
Sharebee raises $400,000 (BETAKIT)
Sharebee has been called the ‘Airbnb of storage and parking.’ It offers an online platform that connects people with unused spaces with people looking for storage or parking.
Slack and other consumer-grade productivity tools have been taking off in workplaces large and small — and data governance hasn’t caught up.
Identity verification start-up Onfido says it’s raised $50 million from investors including Salesforce and Microsoft.
Perch, a home-buying and selling platform, has raised $220 million in a combination of equity ($20 million) to fund operations and debt ($200 million) to finance home purchasing.