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Toronto-Based Accelerator Extreme Startups Introduces Its Third Class

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It’s been more than a year since Toronto-based Extreme Startups raised funding and launched its Accelerator program. Now it’s ready to introduce the third group of five companies to have gone through the program. Extreme Startups morphed out of Extreme University, with funding from Extreme Venture Partners, OMERS Ventures, RHO...
Toronto-Based Accelerator Extreme Startups Introduces Its Third Class

B.C. super angel Boris Wertz keeps on trucking, raises another $4M for Version One

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Boris Wertz It’s a tough time for many in the venture business, with many firms struggling to raise new funds. But don’t tell that to Boris Wertz, the Vancouver, B.C.-based super angel and former COO of AbeBooks. After successfully raising an oversubscribed $15 million venture fund last summer, Wertz has attracted...
B.C. super angel Boris Wertz keeps on trucking, raises another $4M for Version One

Startup Accelerator FounderFuel Raises $6M, Puts Another $150K On The Table For Each Team

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It’s time for American entrepreneurs to start giving their Northern neighbors some credit. Canada is serious about building out quality entrepreneurial ecosystems in its major cities, and Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal are leading the way. As for Quebec’s largest city, FounderFuel launched its startup accelerator last year, joining Year One...
Startup Accelerator FounderFuel Raises $6M, Puts Another $150K On The Table For Each Team

Funding daily: Halting the hackers and online dating meets job searching

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At VentureBeat, we come across a lot of funding news every day. In order to bring you the most information possible, we’re rounding up the quick-and-dirty details about the funding deals of the day and serving them up here in our “Funding daily” column. Shape Security $5.6M of $5.58M round...
Funding daily: Halting the hackers and online dating meets job searching

Bezos, CIA invest $30M in quantum computing startup

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Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos In the past few months, Jeff Bezos has put money into a robot factory worker, a 10,000 year clock and private car service. And he’s not done yet. Bezos Expeditions and In-Q-Tel, the venture arm of the CIA, announced Thursday a $30 million investment in D-Wave Systems,...
Bezos, CIA invest $30M in quantum computing startup

Extreme Startups Launches Accelerator With $7 Million In Funding From Top Canadian VCs

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Not to be outdone by its southern neighbor, Canada has been hard at work on its own fleet of tech startup accelerators. Back in June, Montreal became the home to FounderFuel, Vancouver has GrowLab, and Toronto had Extreme University. Well, let’s clarify that: Back in November, Extreme Venture Partners announced...
Extreme Startups Launches Accelerator With $7 Million In Funding From Top Canadian VCs

AppNeta raises $16 million for its network and app performance tracking service

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AppNeta, a SaaS company that provides network and application performance tracking, has announced that it has raised a $16 million Series C investment round led by existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Egan-Managed Capital, JMI Equity and Business Development Bank of Canada. The company hasn’t provided any specific details on how the...
AppNeta raises $16 million for its network and app performance tracking service

Vancouver Startup Accelerator GrowLab Reveals Second Batch, Hires Super Angel Mike Edwards

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When you think entrepreneurial ecosystems, you probably think Silicon Valley (and the Bay Area), New York, and London. But Canada has something to say about that. In Startup Genome’s list, one finds three Canadian cities in the top 25. Naturally, startup accelerators have been taking off in Canada of late,...
Vancouver Startup Accelerator GrowLab Reveals Second Batch, Hires Super Angel Mike Edwards

AppNeta lands $16M as networking and application monitoring heats up

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AppNeta, whose monitoring services let devops teams track the performance of a website, the networks it uses and the external applications it depends on, announced on Monday a $16 million Series C round of venture funding, demonstrating that investors still like the area despite a crowded market. Bain Capital Ventures,...
AppNeta lands $16M as networking and application monitoring heats up
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