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Government of Canada to Investment $30 Million Across Four Startup Accelerators

In 2013, the Government of Canada established the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program (CAIP) to help accelerators and incubators deliver their services to promising Canadian firms. CAIP is delivered on behalf of the Government by the National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP), which evaluated all proposals "based on strict...

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When it Rains, it Pours - Rogers Commits $4 Million to Wavefront

Rogers Communications today announced a funding commitment of approximately $4 million to Wavefront to accelerate the growth of machine-to-machine (M2M), the Internet of Things (IoT) and wireless businesses in Canada.

Over the next five years, Rogers will offer financial resources, technology tools, training and mentorship programs to thousands of technology businesses and entrepreneurs that walk through Wavefront's doors.

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Strongbody Apparel Uses Nanotechnology from Ocean to Make Next Generation of Activewear

From high-intensity training to grocery shopping, Strongbody Apparel is ready to face any challenge.

The Vancouver-based athletic wear manufacturer is changing the way people think and wear their gym clothes. Gone are the days of jogging in a worn out hoodie á la Rocky Balboa: casual and professional athletes alike are seeking the next garment innovation that can endure the strain and sweat of training, as well as the functionality needed in order to reach their athletic pursuits.

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Kik Acquires GIF Messenger Relay, Announces $38.3 Million Series C Funding

Kik Interactive announced this morning it has acquired Relay, a leading GIF messenger, and raised a $38.3 million Series C round of funding.

The funding round was led by Valiant Capital Partners with participation from new investors Millennium Technology Value Partners and SV Angel, and existing investors Foundation Capital, RRE Ventures, Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures.

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App 'Hear' Lets People Listen to Others Anonymously on Their Phone

What if you weren’t sure where to go with your innermost thoughts?

Anonymous applications have proliferated, but most of them are textually based. You can tell your story, but it is confined in a limiting context. The only mode of expression you can hope to achieve with them is through the power of sight: text layered over images that can convey feelings and meaning, but cannot immerse.

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