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CRTC Issues $1.1 Million Penalty to Compu-Finder for Spamming Canadians

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's (CRTC's) Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer today issued a Notice of Violation to Compu-Finder, which includes a penalty of $1.1 million, for breaking Canada's anti-spam law.

Compu-Finder has 30 days to submit written representations to the CRTC or pay the penalty. It also has the option of requesting an undertaking with the CRTC on this matter.

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AutoPulse Plans to Disrupt Automotive Industry in 2016

A few months after musing with his father about new technologies for the automotive industry, Sam Jesso is one step away from capturing more than $200,000 in seed funding and services to develop such a product.

Jesso heads AutoPulse, a Fredericton startup designing technology that helps auto dealerships monitor their customers’ cars.

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GoToMeeting Five: A List of Canadian Startups Making Waves Right Now

 

 

With a new year comes a fresh start and Techvibes is excited to announce that the Techvibes 20 powered by GoToMeeting is being upgraded to the GoToMeeting Five. The GoToMeeting Five will profile five of the hottest and most promising tech startups across Canada each month. The list is curated by Techvibes editorial staff and reflects who's making waves in our nation's tech ecosystem right now.

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Financeit Announces $75 Million Renewal Provided By Pacific & Western Bank of Canada

Up to $75 million in combined loan purchase and warehouse capacity provided to help Financeit expand its consumer financing program

Financeit, a free platform that enables businesses to offer flexible financing options to their customers, has completed a successful renewal of their lending program with Pacific & Western Bank of Canada (PWB), comprised of a $70 million renewable purchase facility and a $5 million warehouse line facility.

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