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Lightspeed Payments is now available for the company’s US-based retailers, and integrates with the company’s full PoS and ecommerce platforms.
The funding was led by Eurazeo, with participation from existing investors Canaan, Highland Europe, and H14.
Fiix closes $53 million CAD Series C from Georgian to build Salesforce for predictive maintenance (BETAKIT)
Fiix’s advantages? A head start on its customers’ needs, and Georgian’s Impact Team.
Dropbox acquires HelloSign for $230M, putting it in e-signature competition with DocuSign and Adobe (GEEKWIRE)
The acquisition furthers Dropbox’s goal of becoming “a place for people to come together to co-create and collaborate on their content — connecting people with the functionality they need to do their best work.”
“The goal is to continue to scale and grow the team, and if we do that correctly, the sky’s the limit for us.”
– Nishaant Sangaavi, CEO and co-founder of EnergyX Solutions.
Intelity aims to provide customers with the most direct and advanced connection to their guests while also supporting back-of-house operations and business intelligence, said CEO Robert Stevenson.
Would you let Google run your city? (PROSPECTMAGAZINE)
Google promised to create the neighbourhood of the future in Toronto. Then residents rebelled.
District M wants to expand the AI and machine learning capabilities for its portfolio of programmatic advertising solutions.
GoCo raises $7M in Series A funding (FINSMES)
GoCo’s platform GoCo provides a web and mobile-based HR and benefits platform for business customers of all sizes and verticals, including retail and gym franchises, school districts, technology companies, real estate brokerages, healthcare hospitality organizations and more.
Ritual will also be available in more than 40 North American cities, and the company aims to more than triple its restaurant count by the end of the year.
Quinyx’s workforce management software helps businesses of all sizes manage employee scheduling, communication, task management and payroll integration.
An Ottawa-based startup is receiving $615,000 in funding from FedDev Ontario to help it commercialize technology focused on helping first responders.
As these companies grow, it requires increasing numbers of data centers to deal with all this new business, and a Canalys report found that Microsoft and Amazon have been busy in this regard.
Founded in 2009, Thoughtexchange aims to help hundreds of organizations engage millions of people on critical topics.