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Investing in hardware and the data layer

Over the past couple of months, we have written about a range of themes that have been interesting to us lately. Through public brainstorming, we have met some inspiring entrepreneurs, been introduced to some cool companies and received some great feedback. All in all, we have been enjoying the pro ...

Q4 2018: Portfolio News and Activities

We are well into 2019. And yes, this is the time of year when people are thinking about resolutions and looking ahead. And while we are very excited about the new year and new fund, we also want to spend a few minutes to reflect on last quarter. Q4 was an important quarter for our firm and portfoli ...

Our Top Posts from 2018

Happy new year! Each week we like share our thoughts on a range of topics from vertical markets to general startup advice and our reflections on investing. We’re proud to say that we wrote a blog post every week in 2018 – and we’ve done that now for the past three years. In case you didn’t ...

Hashtag Trending – SaaS providers will grow; hybrid-cloud emerges the winner; battle for desktops;

In 2019, SaaS providers will double down on investments, hybrid cloud will emerge as the dominant solution, and Windows will have its hands full during the war for desktops. It’s all the tech news that we predict will be trending in 2019. ...

2018: Year in review and a look ahead

2018 was a big year for Version One, and it’s hard to believe another year is drawing to a close. We invested in seven new companies and participated in many follow-on rounds. Of the new investments, one is in encryption, one is in security, one is in consumer hardware, one is in bio/healthcare, ...

So you just raised your A round, now what?

Last week, we kicked off a blog series to help founders determine their company’s core priorities and strategies at each stage of the progression from seed to Series A and Series B. In the previous post, we outlined what startups should focus on right after raising a seed round. The next stage in ...

Ottawa’s Martello is making hotel WiFi better, investors are noticing

Annoyingly bad hotel WiFi connections are something every business person can relate to, and since Ottawa’s Martello Technologies Group Inc. can make hotel networks less painful it’s no wonder the company is raking in the awards and investments. Martello provides cloud and enterprise network ...

Solium Capital is poised for more growth, Haywood Securities says

Solium Capital (TSX:SUM) just produced solid revenue and earnings beats in its latest quarterly results, with more of that to follow, says Pardeep S. Sangha, analyst for Haywood Securities, who on Wednesday upped his target price to C$17.00 from C$15.50 while maintaining his “Buy” recommendatio ...

AcuteNet improves patient assessments for Montreal West Island Integrated University Health and Social Services Centre [Ingenious winner]

Using a SaaS solution that was customizable, this Montreal-area hospital has improved its standardized approach to treatments for patients with mental health issues. ...

Reliq Health Technologies still under review at PI Financial

Healthcare SaaS company Reliq Health Technologies (Reliq Health Technologies Stock Quote, Chart TSXV:RHT) released its fourth quarter results this week but analyst David Kwan of PI Financial says he’ll need to see further clarity on the company’s accounting issues before providing a valuation a ...