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Canada/US cross-border cannabis issues

The cannabis industry is booming and blooming, both in the U.S. and in Canada. Canada is gearing up for legalization of recreational use on July 1, 2018. In the U.S., seven states and the District of Columbia have legalized the recreational use of cannabis, and an additional 22 states have legalize ...

Episode 64: Cloudera’s Tom Reilly and Hilary Mason Talk Machine Learning

When you think of Cloudera, the billion-dollar software company that’s virtually a household name, you probably think of a cloud-based, new technology data warehousing company. Sure, but did you know that Cloudera is currently a challenger in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Management An ...

Return Energy Announces Amendment to Expiry Date of Certain Outstanding Warrants

/NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES.  FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF UNITED STATES SECURITIES LAW./ CALGARY, Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ – Return Energy Inc. (“Return” or the “Company“) (TSX-V: “RTN”) announces that it has extended the expiry d ...

Northern Quebec iron ore mine to re-open by March

By analyst By Andrew Topf The Bloom Lake mine in northern Quebec will be back in business by March of next year, according to its new owners. Quebec Iron Ore Inc., a subsidiary of Champion Iron Ltd. (TSX:CIA), said last week that its 250 workers on site will be joined by 450 more by Christmas, re ...

Taking The Wheel: Autonomous Vehicle Tech Grabs Majority Of Auto Tech Deals, Dollars

Auto tech funding has raced upwards this decade, as 2016 saw financings in the sector reach a frenzied pace. Investors took notice of the upswing in exit activity with deep-pocketed corporates on the hunt in the space, as both automakers and suppliers have been spurred to action by the opportunity ...

Autonomy Is Driving A Surge Of Auto Tech Investment

Auto tech funding has raced upwards this decade, as 2016 saw new records for deals and investment dollars in the space. Investors have taken notice of the upswing in exit activity, with deep-pocketed corporates on the hunt in the space as both automakers and suppliers have been spurred to action by ...

From Alibaba to Zynga: 21 Of The Best VC Bets Of All Time And What We Can Learn From Them

In venture capital, returns follow the power law — 80% of the wins come from 20% of the deals. Great venture capitalists invest knowing they’re going to take a lot of losses in order to hit those wins. Chris Dixon of top venture firm Andreessen Horowitz has referred to this as the “Babe Ruth ...

Is Stitch Fix’s IPO The Latest E-Commerce Dud Or Is Its Styling Algorithm A Game-Changer?

Stitch Fix has — almost — become a household name. Launched in 2011, the startup offers subscription boxes of apparel and accessories curated by personal stylists for each shopper. Users can try on items at home, and return whatever they don’t like in prepaid shipping envelopes. Ahead of i ...

Here Are The Asian Smartphone Upstarts Gunning To Displace Apple, Samsung, And Huawei In The Region

Smartphones are a primary catalyst behind Asia’s digital growth, connecting millions, launching social networks at scale, and spurring e-commerce and large-scale digital transactions. Unlike the US, where the smartphone market is divided between a small number of key players, in Asia there are ...

Glencore, Canadian teachers close to launch mining royalty firm

By analyst By Cecilia Jamasmie Swiss miner and commodities trader Glencore (LON:GLEN) is said to be about to close a $700 million deal with a Canadian pension fund to create a new base-metals royalty firm, the latest sign of the firm’s move from cost-cutting to pursuing growth. Glencore, which ...