Canadian Financings

Jetti Resources raises $642,000 for cleantech mining project

Jetti Resources, a natural resources tech startup based in Vancouver, has raised $642,000 in public funds, including a $492,500 investment from the federal government and $150,000 from Innovate BC for a mineral extraction research and development project for the mining industry. At commercial scale ...

Saskatoon-based Vendasta raises $40 million CAD in growth capital

Cloud commerce platform for small and medium businesses (SMBs) Vandasta announced on Wednesday that it has raised $40 million in private equity growth funding. The Saskatoon-based company noted that the recent round was comprised of $25 million led by the Canadian Business Growth Fund (CBGF) and $1 ...

H|T: The Healthtech Times – The dangers of digital health growth

The Healthtech Times is a weekly newsletter covering healthtech news from Canada and around the globe. Subscribe to H|T using the form at the bottom of this page to ensure you don’t miss out on the most important healthtech news every week! Montreal healthtech hub Neomed announces $25 million e ...

TransAlta Declares Dividends

CALGARY, July 16, 2019 /CNW/ – The Board of Directors of TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA) (NYSE: TAC) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.04 per common share payable on October 1, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 3, 2019. The Board of Directors also decla ...

Landr raises $26 million CAD Series B for audio mastering platform

Landr, an AI-powered audio mastering software startup based in Montréal, has raised a $26 million Series B. Sony Innovation Fund, microphone manufacturer Shure, Investissement Québec, and Fonds de solidarité FTQ all led the round. “This Series B will allow us to take our knowledge and experti ...

Flybits secures $45 million CAD Series C for context-as-a-service platform

Toronto-based Flybits, a context-as-a-service platform for mobile apps, has closed a $45 million CAD ($35 million USD) Series C round, led by Point72 Ventures, with participation from Mastercard, Citi Ventures, and Reinventure. “We were looking for investors who could become a catalyst in our glo ...

S|W: The SaaS Weekly – AWS closes the SaaS gap

The SaaS Weekly is a weekly newsletter covering major SaaS news from Canada and around the globe. Subscribe to S|W using the form at the bottom of this page to ensure you don’t miss out on the most important SaaS news every week! Former Enercare CEO John Macdonald joins Parity as chair of the b ...

F|T: The FinTech Times – The women of Canadian FinTech

Welcome to the FinTech Times, a weekly newsletter covering the biggest FinTech news from around the globe. If you want to read F|T before anyone else, make sure to subscribe using the form at the bottom of this page. Wealthsimple launches investing solution partnership with HR firm Mercer Toronto ...

Startup jobs of the week: Loopio, Tulip, Canvass Analytics

Every day, Canada’s tech startups post their latest and greatest job opportunities on Jobs.BetaKit, powered by Jobbio. From early-stage to Series B and beyond, Jobs.BetaKit helps startups from all over the country hire Canada’s top tech talent. Each week, BetaKit will highlight a selection of t ...

AI and IoT startup Mnubo acquired by Aspen Technology for $102 million CAD

Mnubo, a Montreal-based Internet of Things (IoT) and AI company, has been acquired by Aspen Technology (AspenTech), an asset optimization software firm, for $102 million CAD. “This is truly a success story of a Montreal AI company finding commercial success globally.” AspenTech said Mnubo’s ...