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Speaking with BetaKit, Lau said the acquisition was “all about business acceleration.”
Founded in 2015, MasterClass is an edtech platform that provides on-demand, celebrity-fuelled online learning content.
Handshake, a job search platform for college students, valued at $1.5 billion after new funding round (FORBES)
Handshake counts more than 18 million students and recent graduates among its users.
American Express Canada VP Paul Roman explains why many Canadian small business owners are still in “survival mode.”
Thinkific filed for its IPO in late March, and completed the transaction in late April. Initially setting out to raise $160 million, the firm managed to close its IPO at $184 million after an over-allotment option was exercised in full by the deal’s underwriters.
The announcement comes amid Gojek working to seal a proposed merger with e-commerce platform Tokopedia.
“We have the technology, the team and with our recent IPO, the capital, to aggressively pursue this market,” said Adam Belsher, Magnet’s CEO.
Xero Canada Country Manager Faye Pang shares advice for how startups can find new revenue streams from both new and existing customers.
In February, Match Group agreed to buy Azar’s parent company for $1.7 billion.
Earlier this year, the company raised a $125 million CAD credit facility from Brevet Capital in order to provide companies with up-front loans for their government research and development (R&D) tax credits.
UFC voice Bruce Buffer, Canadian entrepreneurs launch social e-commerce platform for athletes (BETAKIT)
Millions.co was created to allow athletes to leverage their existing fan base and social media presence in order to create and control their own revenue streams.
On the #CIBCInnovationEconomy podcast, Dr. Sylvain Charlebois and Dr. Michael Gilbert talk about food insecurity, and how tech is tackling the challenge.
Antonio García Martínez is no longer working at Apple hours after employees circulated a petition calling for an investigation into his hiring.
In an interview, Elliot MacGowan, Agnostiq’s co-founder and COO, told BetaKit the company decided to raise the round after gaining some product traction and identifying a market opportunity.