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News on BackType

Twitter buys Toronto-born BackType
BackType announced this morning on their blog that they have been acquired by Twitter. We’re thrilled to announce that BackType has been acquired by Twitter! We’ll be bringing our... more
University of Toronto Grads raise $1 Million for BackType
Today, San Francisco-based marketing intelligence company, BackType, announced that it has closed a seed funding round of just over $1 million, led by a group of Silicon Valley investors,... more
Venture Capital Funding Outlook In Canada
Stephen Hurwitz, a partner at Choate Hall & Stewart LLP in Boston, recently wrote a great article on why venture funding outlook for Canadian startups is bleak and what... more
The BackType Story: From Toronto to Silicon Valley
I caught up with Chris Golda and Mike Montano, founders of BackType, at the Interactive Exchange conference in Toronto recently to hear about their journey as recent grads from Toronto to startup... more
Middlespot and BackType at SearchAppalooza in NYC
Right now at the Search Engine Strategies Conference in New York, Chitika is hosting SearchAppalooza  - a power-packed, one-hour face-off featuring some of the movers and shakers in search.... more
BackType gets seeded with $300K
Techcrunch reported this morning that BackType has closed a round of seed funding to the tune of $300K from Palo Alto's True Ventures. BackType has been on our radar as it was founded by a couple... more
BackType up for a 2008 Crunchie
As mentioned yesterday, the voting for the 2008 Crunchies has begun. I mentioned that Montreal's Akoha is a finalist in the "Most Likely To Make The World A Better Place" category but failed to... more
U of T Grads Combinate BackType Comment Search
Via David Crow, a pair of University of Toronto grads have launched Backtype, a blog comment search engine and tracking service. Christopher Golda and Mike Montano pledged their summer to startup... more

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