Ottawa's CENX today announced that it has finalized new equity investment totaling $12.5 million USD.read more
Digital Retail Apps has raised one million dollars.read more
Vancouver's Aspect Biosystems has announced the closing of an oversubscribed seed round funded by the local Vancouver Angel community.
Aspect is a world leader in the development of cutting edge 3D bioprinting technology capable of generating functional living human tissues.read more
Despite the innovations in the consumer-oriented payments, many small businesses still rely on cheques for their business-to-business payments.
And according to a recent study by Scotiabank, managing payables and receivables cost businesses on average $15 to $25 per payment when considering account and processing fees, wire or postage costs, account administration and reconciliation time.read more
According to lawyer and tech expert James Smith, a pitch-and-business-plan model is a thing of the past, and it’s not the only thing he suggests leaving behind.
This may come as a surprise to startup founders and business professionals alike, but Smith insists that these days, it’s all about who you know—and what they know.read more
It’s a complex and exciting thing to be an entrepreneur these days, but there are plenty of challenges that go along with this lifestyle.
If you are thinking of starting a business, this article provides important insights into some of the issues startups face and plenty of resources on how to address them.read more
Since the start of 2013, technology and innovation has been the fastest growing sector on the TSX and TSXV. Since the beginning of last year, over 65 tech companies have gone public on the exchanges, with nine moving from the earlier-stage-oriented TSXV to the more senior and stringent TSX. Tech companies listed on these exchanges have collectively raised over $15 billion in equity capital in that time.read more
Shopify generated $45 million during its first quarter as a public company.read more
Canada’s private capital community believes current economic conditions are favourable for investment, though venture capital and private equity activity are trending in different directions.read more
HP has acquired ActiveState Software Stackato business, an enterprise-ready platform-as-a-service solution with Cloud Foundry at its core.
Vancouver-based ActiveState is a provider of open source software application development and management solutions.read more
Whatever you think your company is worth, you can bet that the investor will think it is worth less.read more