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VC Continent: Europe’s Top Venture Capital Investors By Country

Europe is home to prominent startup and innovation hubs like Berlin, Stockholm and London, with more tech hubs, such as Zurich and Paris, on the horizon. Using CB Insights data, we mapped the top venture capital investors in Europe by country, based on number of portfolio companies the investor h ...

Keyera Closes $400 Million Private Placement Debt Financing

CALGARY, Sept. 20, 2017 /CNW/ – Keyera Corp. (TSX:KEY) (“Keyera”) announced today that it has closed its previously announced CAD$400 million private placement of 10-year senior unsecured notes (the “Notes”) with a group of institutional investors in Canada and the United States. The Not ...

AltaGas Ltd. Announces Conversion Results for Series C Preferred Shares

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Sept. 20, 2017) – AltaGas Ltd. (“AltaGas”) (TSX:ALA) announced today that after having taken into account all conversion notices received from holders of its outstanding Cumulative Redeemable Five-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series C (the “Series C ...

Deals To E-Commerce Subscription Startups Could Be On The Rebound

After a lackluster Q1’17, deals to subscription e-commerce startups saw an uptick last quarter, nearly doubling quarter-over-quarter. This trend stands in contrast to the e-commerce sector as a whole, which after a 3-quarter slump witnessed increasing deals through both quarters of H1’17. Even ...

HIVE Blockchain soars 220% in trading debut

Jumping headlong into the middle of the cryptocurrency frenzy, HIVE Blockchain (TSXV:HIVE) began trading today on the TSX Venture Exchange, ending the day as the top percentage gainer and the most actively traded stock on the junior exchange. After completing a special warrant private placement at ...

Birchcliff Energy Ltd. Announces Conversion Results for Series A Preferred Shares

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Sept. 18, 2017) – Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (“Birchcliff”) (TSX:BIR) announces that after having taken into account all conversion notices received by the September 15, 2017 deadline for the conversion of Birchcliff’s Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares, S ...

10 Early-Stage eSports Startups To Watch

eSports startups account for a large slice of funding to the broader gaming landscape, and have received significant investment and press coverage in recent years. We used the CB Insights platform to surface 10 notable, early-stage eSports startups developing technologies related to competitiv ...

With Death Of Retail Looming, Mall Owners Look To Private Markets

In the face of an existential threat from e-commerce platforms like Amazon and Walmart’s Jet.com, mall owners and real estate investment trusts with a core retail focus have explored private market investments in retail technology, e-commerce companies, and direct-to-consumer brands as a way of s ...

Ikkuma Announces Closing of the Third and Final Tranche of its Non-Brokered Private Placement

CALGARY, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW/ – Ikkuma Resources Corp. (“Ikkuma” or the “Corporation“) (TSX VENTURE: IKM) is pleased to announce that it has closed the third and final tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement offering (the “Offering“) of common shares iss ...

Conversion Right of Valener Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series A, Possible Subject to Certain Conditions

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC–(Marketwired – Sept. 15, 2017) – NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES Following the August 8, 2017 decision of the Board of directors of Valener Inc. (“Valener” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:VNR), Valener reiterated today that it doe ...