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On Leaning into Legal

Your friendly legaltech writing team is actually typing this piece into a email as we drive back to Toronto from East Lansing, Michigan, home of the mighty Spartans. We spent the weekend in Michigan to deliver a natural extension of our writing (the more charitable among you describe it as "thought leadership" and we thank you for it) in the form of our #LegalLean lean innovation program for the evolution of the legal industry.

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SceneDoc Raises $4 Million for Crime Scene Mobile Software

Toronto's SceneDoc today announced the completion of a $4 million Series A round of funding led by iGan Partners, with participation from Motorola Solutions Venture Capital and a group of angel investors.

SceneDoc is a smartphone/tablet-based software platform that provides law enforcement a highly secure, accurate and consistent means of documenting crime, accident and other incident scenes.

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Hookflash Turns to New Crowdfinancing Platform for Investors

ECN Capital has announced the launch of its new online investment platform for the private capital markets.

The ECN crowdfinancing platform aims to provide value, efficiency and convenience for investors while lowering the cost of raising capital for companies.

One of the initial offerings on the ECN platform is Calgary's Hookflash, an emerging technology leader in video chat, voice and messaging for mobile and the web.

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Reach App Selected to Launch in Alpha with Gallop Labs

Proximity-based networking app Reach has been selected to launch in alpha with the assistance of prescriptive mobile marketing technology firm Gallop Labs.

Toronto-based Reach was selected as one of six startups from over 100 applicants worldwide that bid to work with Gallop Labs in utilizing the developer’s growth science technology for apps.

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Entrepreneur of Year Finalist Says Online Identity Verification Can 'Redistribute Opportunity'

Stephen Ufford says he got the idea to start identity-verification startup Trulioo while watching CNN.

Anderson Cooper was interviewing a woman who had just gotten her first cellphone. When she uploaded a picture of herself to Facebook, she started crying. She wasn’t crying because of the phone or Facebook, Ufford says, she was crying because it was the “first record of her existence.”

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Top Five Myths about the Canadian Technology Sector and Public Markets

2015 is now well underway and, like every new beginning, it gives us time to reflect on where we have been and what challenges and opportunities lie ahead.

Usually I start the New Year by providing an update on financing and new listing activity in the innovation sectors (comprised of the technology, clean technology & renewable energy and life sciences sectors) on Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV).

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