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Talk of regulation, market conditions collide with glitzy behaviour at Blockchain Futurist Conference

At the crypto cabana there was no sign of a downturn. “I know there’s inflation at like eight and a half percent and gas…

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Q4 Inc., E Inc., Goeasy Ltd., BBTV Holdings Inc.

Companies are working to weather challenging market conditions. As technology companies continued to roll out second quarter earnings, it’s increasingly apparent that no one…

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Market watch: Nuvei, Propel, Payfare, and Mogo

FinTech companies ride out a turbulent market. FinTech companies Nuvei Corporation, Propel Holdings, Payfare Inc., and Mogo Inc. all delivered their second quarter 2022…

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Canvass Analytics secures $3.3 million USD top-up for Series A round

Yamaha Motor Ventures backs Canvass again after its initial investment in 2020. Toronto industrial AI startup Canvass Analytics has raised $3.3 million USD in…

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Lucid closes $3 million to turn music into medicine for Alzheimer’s patients

Born out of co-founder’s mental health challenges and love of music, Lucid aims to offer “a better way to care.” By combining artificial intelligence…

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Interaxon secures $9.5 million USD to roll out subscription model for brain sensing headband, Muse

The subscription program is set to launch in Q1 next year. Toronto-based neurotechnology startup Interaxon has closed a $12.1 million CAD ($9.5 million USD)…

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Armed with more capital to back women entrepreneurs, Phoenix Fire makes first investment in VoxCell

Phoenix Fire’s LPs now include the co-founders of Thinkific and Odaia. Phoenix Fire, which aims to support early-stage women entrepreneurs across Canada, has raised…

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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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C100 taps former MaRS exec Ray Newal as its new CEO

Ray Newal, who has led firms in Canada and India, will spearhead C100’s international expansion efforts. Not-for-profit Canadian tech member association The C100…

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