Canadian Financings

Bunz locks down employee BTZ wallets as former admins lead mass exodus

Following Bunz’s reduction of merchants that can accept its BTZ currency, Bunz Facebook groups have defected from the Bunz brand, rebranding to Palz. “We do not want to profit. We do not want your app sign-ups. We do not want you to buy into an online currency that will let you down.”– Palz ...

Crystal Lake adds Rob McEwen as strategic investor

Crystal Lake Mining (TSXV: CLM; US-OTC: SIOCF) has completed the first tranche of a $1.5-million private placement, raising $1.4 million through issuing 4.8 million units at 30¢ apiece.... ...

Crystal Lake adds major investor

Crystal Lake Mining (TSXV: CLM; US-OTC: SIOCF) has completed the first tranche of a $1.5-million private placement, raising $1.4 million through issuing 4.8 million units at 30¢ apiece.... ...

Crystal Lake Mining’s stock jumps on McEwen investment

Crystal Lake Mining’s (TSXV: CLM) stock was up over 14% by mid-day Friday, following news that it has closed C$1.43 million as the first tranche of a proposed C$1.5 million private placement.      googletag.cmd.push(function() {googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1561499308230-0');}); The Brit ...

Nutrien Radicle Challenge awarding $1.25 million USD to foodtech companies

Agtech and foodtech companies have the chance to win $1.25 million USD in investment at the Nutrien Radicle Challenge Canada, which recognizes entrepreneurs at the seed and Series A stage. “There is boundless potential in this region in ag and food.”– Kirk Haney Announced in May, the challe ...

Cybersecurity Unicorn Cloudflare Is Going Public. Here Are Its Biggest Stakeholders.

One of the world’s most valuable cybersecurity companies is going public. San Francisco-based Cloudflare is making its public markets debut on NYSE at a stock price of $15, higher than the price range of $12-$14 that it released the day before its IPO (an increase from an earlier proposed price ...

Element AI announces $200 million CAD Series B round

Element AI has closed a much-anticipated venture round, raising a $200 million CAD ($151.4 million USD) Series B from the Government of Quebec, pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), and McKinsey & Company, among others. The $200 million in funding is one of the largest vent ...

Startup jobs of the week: Array, KUBRA, Motion

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 ...

F|T: The FinTech Times – A new roadmap for Decentral

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. Blockchain company Vanbex Labs sells products to Hyperion amid legal strife Vanb ...

As Biotech Unicorn 10x Genomics Goes Public, Here Are The Investors With The Most At Stake

Life sciences unicorn 10x Genomics has gone public. The company debuted on NASDAQ at a price of $39 — a dollar over the company’s proposed price range of $36-$38 per share, which was already an increase from an earlier proposed price range of $31-$35. (In the first hours of trading, prices w ...