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Grab’s huge SPAC merger heralds Asia’s next tech boom (WALL STREET JOURNAL)
The Southeast Asian ride-hailing and delivery app is going public in the U.S. at a $40 billion valuation and others look likely to follow suit.
Information VP also recently added former Georgian investor Jane Podbelskaya as principal and promoted Alex Tong from associate to principal.
Since its founding in 2009, Okta has specialized in selling employee authentication services to businesses.
The Vancouver-based EdTech company recently closed its initial public offering at $160 million, issuing 12,310,000 subordinate voting shares at a price of $13 per share. CEO Greg Smith told BetaKit that he sees a “huge opportunity” in scaling.
Boast.AI’s Russ Armstrong explains how using Quarterly Advanced Refunds on SR&ED claims can dramatically accelerate startup growth.
The plan will be to continue growing Clever’s business in the U.S. — which currently employs 175 people — as well as give it a lever for expanding globally alongside Kahoot’s wider stable of EdTech software and services.
The trio of companies is the latest of a number of Canadian innovation sector organizations that have notable leadership changes in recent months.
How startups can manage cashflow (BETAKIT)
Speaking with BetaKit, Xero Canada Country Manager Faye Pang shared her advice on how startups can properly set up their cash flow management.
The startup currently serves mid-market companies across North America and Europe, and aims to use some of the new funding to grow its customer base in Europe.
The company’s senior leadership wanted to quell employees’ concerns, and only made things much, much worse.
Thentia plans to use the funding to bring its cloud licensing software to more US government agencies.