Toronto-based mobile retail platform Tulip Retail has raised a $50 million CAD Series B led by Kleiner Perkins.
Mike Serbinis, founder and CEO of League was recently awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at Startup Canada Awards. Check out the rest of the winners here.
Waterloo-based ad optimization platform Sortable recently launched Sortable Analytics that analyzes a Publisher’s’ platform and provides real time information about their Partner’s performance and revenue through a unified dashboard.
Toronto based Fintech company Plooto now enables Canadian small businesses to process payments internationally allowing access to new markets and deepening relationships with current customers.
Auvik Networks Inc, a Waterloo-based provider of network monitoring and management software for managed service providers, has secured $15 million in OpenView led Series B financing.
Cambridge-based cyber security firm eSentire received a ‘9 digit cheque totalling more than 100 million’ from global private equity firm Warburg Pincus.
Toronto’s three-day festival Elevate Toronto showcasing the best of Canada’s tech ecosystem will be held on September 12-14. The festival is founded on three core values: Diversity is our Strength, We Disrupt Together, and It’s our Time.
A recent report – Global Tech Hiring in the Trump Era – (unsurprisingly) indicated that Canada is the top choice for US tech workers who are considering relocation due to the Trump administration. The increased excitement about our initiative Canada Connect proves the same.
Communitech recently announced the winners of its Fierce Founders bootcamp pitch finale, which awards funding to women entrepreneurs – Fredericton-based SomaDetect, that measures critical indicators of dairy quality; and Toronto-based Furnishr, a turn-key home furnishing platform, received $50,000 each.
Uber has deployed two autonomous cars to the streets of Toronto for testing, although only with human drivers behind the wheel.
Communitech recently released a Why Waterloo website, a go-to site that talks about the community, events, tech happenings, things to do and reasons why the region is a great place to build and raise your company.