GreenSoil Launches Building Innovation Fund with $25 Million

GreenSoil Investments has announced the launch of its third fund, the GreenSoil Building Innovation Fund (GBIF), with an initial close of US $25 million.

Led by a team of real estate investors and owners, experienced investment professionals, and green building experts, GBIF will invest in companies that generate returns for real estate owners, operators, and developers through innovation, smart resource utilization, and efficiency improvements.

read more

Raising Venture Capital for Your Startup? What You Need to Know

When your startup is looking to raise venture capital, it’s important that you find the right partner.

At last week’s Entrepreneurship 101 session, Michelle McBane, an investment director with the MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund (MaRS IAF), discussed what venture capitalists are looking for when making an investment and why you shouldn’t necessarily jump for the first offer.

read more

Big Data Journalism: Not as New as You'd Expect

We live in a unique time in history where it seems everything is driven by big data. If you’re on social media, watching streaming videos, or simply shopping online, your actions are generating data, and that’s affecting how companies interact with you.

Cities are becoming smarter as they connect traffic lights, street signs, and even buildings to the internet to measure traffic patterns. It’s a whole world with data everywhere, seemingly infiltrating every industry and profession, even those that might not seem like a good fit with big data.

read more

9 Questions to Ask Before Kicking off any Big Data Project

What do you get when you combine rebranded analytics systems, a minefield of consultants turned “big data experts,” and insanely expensive “big data servers” that look suspiciously similar to commodity machines?

You get: the most complicated space for any business or decision maker to navigate.

read more

Kitchener-Waterloo Tech Boom on Display at Tech Fest Tonight

UPDATE: Online Registration is now closed but tickets will be available at the door.

Tech Fest Waterloo is tonight at Bingemans in Kitchener.

Tech Fest is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together the fastest growing companies and job seeking talent.

Watch company leaders give a two-minute lightning pitches on why you should work for them; hear what sets them apart and what they're building.

read more

UBC Incubated Coho Data Raises $30 Million Series C Round

Coho Data, a leading innovator in web-scale flash storage for the enterprise, today announced it has closed $30 million in Series C funding, bringing its total funding to nearly $67 million.

The round was led by March Capital Partners, with additional participation from Hewlett Packard Ventures and Intel Capital as well as existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Ignition Partners.

read more


Who's Hiring



Recent Comments

Powered by Disqus