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:

In Canada:

  • Hootsuite Raises $35 Million [Read here]
  • Crowdfunding for Charities. Do you Giveffect? [Read here]
  • TELUS Health acquires web-based prescription technology ZRx Prescriber [Read here]
  • Frank & Oak Raises Mammoth $15 Million Round [Read here]
  • TD Bank establishes lab within the Communitech Hub [Read here]
  • JobBliss CEO the only Canadian in the Women 2.0 PITCH competition [Read here]
  • Cossette Labs Incubator Launches in Toronto [Read here]
  • 5 Startups Awarded Residency at Google Innovation Space at Communitech [Read here]
  • Ottawa-based Incubator and Accelerator “L-SPARK” launches [Read here]
  • Manulife opens RED Lab within Communitech to build new products/services [Read here]
  • BCIC New Ventures Competition Announces its Top Ten Finalists [Read here]
  • Montreal’s Breather Raises $6 Million [Read here]
  • Square to Open Canada Office Next Wednesday in Kitchener [Read here]
  • Nova Scotia-based CelluFuel scores $5 million investment [Read here]

Around the web:

  • True to form, the Canadians are politely spying on Silicon Valley [Pando Daily]
  • Flywheel Raises $1.2M For Its WordPress Hosting Platform [TechCrunch]
  • KC newbie MindMixer raises $17M, aims to hire up to 100 [Biz Journals]
  • xAd Secures $50M Equity and Debt Round [VCNews]
  • LogMeIn Acquires Meldium for $15 million [LogMeIn]

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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