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SVG Ventures Thrive launches new agri-food tech pre-accelerator, venture studio

The pre-accelerator has $3.7 million in provincial and federal backing. SVG Ventures Thrive has launched two new programs dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs, researchers, and…

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Wagepoint acquires KinHR to offer employee management software

KinHR marks Wagepoint’s second acquisition after securing $10 million from PSG. Calgary-based FinTech startup Wagepoint has acquired KinHR, an employee management platform provider. The…

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CFIN invests $338,000 into four Canadian projects related to food sector

Projects in this cohort range from an automated tempeh incubator to upcycling produce. The Canadian Food Innovation Network (CFIN) is investing a collective $339,000…

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ZayZoon raises $25.5 million to expand its earned wage access business across the US

ZayZoon’s earned wage access model never caught on in Canada, but took off south of the border. Earned wage access startup ZayZoon plans to…

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Avatar Innovations receives up to $500,000 investment from OCIF for carbontech accelerator

Avatar Innovations wants to spark innovation in Calgary’s energy sector. Calgary-based Avatar Innovations has secured an up to $500,000 investment from the Opportunity Calgary…

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BMO to acquire carbon offsets developer Radicle

Radicle’s software measures and aggregates greenhouse gas emissions. The Bank of Montréal (BMO) has entered an agreement to acquire Calgary-based sustainability advisory services and…

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BlackBerry, L-SPARK unveil third cohort for connected car accelerator

Third cohort sees return of Deeplite, Sensor Cortek. SaaS accelerator L-SPARK and BlackBerry have revealed the four companies taking part in the latest edition…

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Toronto, Vancouver tech talent pools saw highest growth in latest CBRE report

Ottawa is on par for highest concentration in tech talent with the San Francisco Bay Area. Toronto’s tech talent pool experienced the most growth…

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Helcim, MintList, Ukko Agro among startups in third cohort of Google’s Canadian accelerator

Participants range from smart windows to dental software to agtech. Google has revealed the 12 startups joining the third cohort of Startups Accelerator Canada….

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Companies secure collective $1 million after Startup TNT Summit V

Startup TNT co-founders raising venture fund. A couple of weeks after Startup TNT held the finale for its fifth summit, the group has revealed…

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