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Dooly latest Vancouver startup to cut staff amid broader market downturn

Dooly has joined a growing number of Canadian tech companies to trim their workforce, laying off 12 people. Vancouver-based software startup Dooly has…

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HR tech startup Humi acquires SaaS scheduling startup Ameego

Humi customers include Tim Hortons, Boston Pizza, and Moxies. Human resources tech startup Humi is expanding its platform’s capabilities with the acquisition of Winnipeg-headquartered…

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As other lenders collapse, Ledn bets conservative approach will help startup survive crypto winter

After riding last year’s crypto lending boom while avoiding some of the pitfalls that befell its competitors, Ledn co-founder and chief strategy officer (CSO)…

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Canadian startup news of the week (8/7/22)

Plus: Sandpiper Ventures closes $20 million first fund focused on early-stage, women-led tech startups. Welcome to BetaKit’s startup stories of the week! Here, you…

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Canadian startup news of the week (8/1/22)

Plus: Our podcast was nominated for an award. Welcome to BetaKit’s startup stories of the week! Here, you will find the week’s most important…

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Advertising tech startup Polar secures funding from Fort Point Capital, rebrands to Nova

Nova president: Polar pioneered the social display space. Toronto-based advertising tech startup Polar has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from American private equity…

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Ex-Tungle, Foko employees pivot new startup, Nook, to take on Evernote

With exits to BlackBerry and Workforce, Nook team wants to tackle notetaking. In early January 2021, former employees of social calendar app Tungle, which…

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Canadian startup news of the week (7/24/22)

Plus: Shopify presses play on YouTube, Lightspeed pairs well with OpenTable. Welcome to BetaKit’s startup stories of the week! Here, you will find the…

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Canadian startup news of the week (7/17/22)

Plus: Meet Startup Atlantic. Welcome to BetaKit’s startup stories of the week! Here, you will find the week’s most important news, features, and editorials…

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Atlantic Canadian innovation players launch new Startup Atlantic brand at Startupfest

ACOA, Propel, Ignite, Genesis, CDL, Innovacorp, Sandpiper Ventures among orgs supporting Startup Atlantic. At Startupfest 2022, people clad in Startup Atlantic shirts, hats, and…

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