This week in Canadian startups and notable news from around the web

Our focus is to help Canadian startups get noticed and communicate their wins, another world happens outside our glorious land. Below is a recap of what occurred over the past seven days in Canada, along with notable news from around the web:

  • Highline and Ontario Centres of Excellence team to launch seed funding program [Read here]
  • Velocity Foundry is officially open [Read here]
  • Innovation Guelph crowns Redtree Robotics as the winner of its ‘Startup Royale’ [Read here]
  • Elastic Path receives $5.3 million to ‘continue driving innovation’ [Read here]
  • Hack the North is happening September 19th [Read here]
  • Government Introduces Small Business Job Credit [Read here]
  • BLiNQ Networks scores $15.1 million in Series B funding [Read here]
  • BCIC expands its Venture Acceleration Program into Northwest B.C. [Read here]
  • Square opens permanent office in Kitchener [Read here]
  • Canada named one of the best countries in the world to launch a startup [Read here]
  • CIRA and Startup Canada partner to offer startups a ‘treasure trove of resources’ [Read here]

Around the web:

  • Tink Raises $4 Million Series A [TechCrunch]
  • Square raises $100 million at $6 billion valuation [Fortune]
  • Festicket Raises $2.7 Million in Series A Round [Billboard]
  • Looop, An Online Learning Platform For Employees, Raises $2M [TechCrunch]

Ian Hardy

Ian is publisher at MobileSyrup. He's been quietly creating and building things for years and is completely addicted to Tim Hortons.

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