Formlabs, a designer and manufacturer of 3D printing systems, has acquired Vancouver's Pinshape, a 3D printing online community.read more
Ottawa's Assent Compliance has raised $20 million.read more
This week the internet exploded with news that Montreal, Square Enix Montreal—the Canadian arm of a Japanese studio—has stolen an idol from the Los Angeles Indie Game Dev world. Teddy Dief, most notably of Hyper Light Drifter fame, announced via twitter this morning that he would be making the opposite move to the norm, which may be an even greater expression of his Indie Roots than we think.read more
Online bookkeeping service Bench has closed a $20 million Series B upround led by Bain Capital Ventures and joined by Altos Ventures and Contour Venture Partners.
Altos and Contour were also Series A investors in Bench.
The new round, which brings total capital raised to over $40 million, will go toward product enhancements and the rollout of a new product.
Since 2012, Bench has made significant strides in its journey toward fully automating the job of a bookkeeper.
By creating task specific algorithms and perfecting tools that can work seamlessly with bank data, payment data, etc., Bench has reduced the labour time of its bookkeepers by 75%.read more
Vancouver's LemonStand, a customizable cloud e-commerce platform, has raised an additional $1.25 million.
The seed funding hails from BDC Capital, Silicon Valley based angel investors Barry X Lynn, Paul Rochester, Hank Massey and several other angel investors.read more
Toronto's Wealthsimple has won a Webby Award, an international award honouring excellence on the Internet.read more
Industrial companies from all sectors across Canada are increasingly focused on building a digital strategy as an essential component to remaining globally competitive.read more
The future of payments is one in which they will occur inconspicuously in the background of every transaction according to a panel of experts who discussed the topic earlier this month at the Digital Finance Institute’s FinTech Conference in Vancouver.read more
Patrick Keefe is a popular guy.
As one of two managing partners in Halifax-based Build Ventures, the venture capitalist sees a steady stream of entrepreneurs knocking on his door looking for startup funding.read more
Immunio has raised a Series A round.read more
Decentral, a hub for disruptive technology, has announced an open call for financial professionals to join Accelerate Finance, an organization working to transform Canada into a global force for finance and fintech innovation.read more
The Toronto Stock Exchange has introduced TSX investinit and TSX discovery, two new mobile apps designed to make it easier for investors to explore the range of investment opportunities available on Canada’s leading stock exchanges.read more
Spin Master has acquired Toca Boca and Sago Mini companies from Bonnier Group in Sweden.read more