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MIMS Raises $5M for Expansion into new Markets
Montreal’s My Intelligent Machines (aka MIMS) has raised a second seed round of financing in the amount of $5 million. According to Crunch..
Investors Unite to Narrow Gender Funding Imbalance
For those of you who haven’t heard, there is a gigantic gap between the amount of VC dollars women entrepreneurs receive versus their male..
Working Toward Gender Parity in the Montreal Tech Scene
“We’ve done something really great in Montreal” says Marie-Gabrielle Ayoub, Co-Founder of Le Wagon Montreal.
Their class of winter 2020..
Marty Reaume Named Chief People Officer at Lightspeed
Lightspeed POS is at it again. In an effort to actually execute the hiring of hundreds of people across multiple continents, the company h..
Real Ventures Names Janet Bannister Managing Partner
Montreal’s Real Ventures has become Canada’s first major venture capital firm to be led by a woman after naming Janet Bannister Managing P..
The Road to Gender Parity in Tech
A funny thing happened at the 3rd edition of FWD50 in Ottawa last month.
This event, put together by the organizers of Startupfest, is ..
Magaly Charbonneau now Montreal Lead at Inovia
Magaly Charbonneau has become the newest partner at Inovia Capital and will also lead the firm’s Montreal office and investment activities..
WMN in Tech: Annick Charbonneau on Becoming CEO of Soul.City
How do you negotiate your way into owning 33.3% of a travel app startup? For Annick Charbonneau, CEO and co-founder of Soul.City, it took an impromptu trip to Strasbourg.
WMNinTECH: From Academia to Google: Narjès Boufaden of Keatext on Building a Text Analytics Startup
For Narjès Boufaden, creating Keatext, her cloud-based AI-powered text analytics platform, was relatively easy.
But everything else, incl..
WMNinTECH: Julie Han on Launching Airix, the Pharmacy on Your Phone
According to pharmacist-turned-entrepreneur Julie Han, “Pharmacy hasn’t evolved much since the 1970s, so the whole process in which you go..
Pair of Montreal startups land investment from BDC’s Women in Technology fund
Two startups in Montreal are among four total recipients of investment from the BDC’s new $200 million Women in Technology fund.
Women in Tech – StartupFest, Day 2
Day 2 of StartupFest 2018 will be remembered for 2 things, a near perfect day for learning, networking and outdoor deal making, and a whol..
WMNinTECH: Interview with The Mindful Scholar cofounder Rekha Magon
Five months of bed rest, flat on her back, was exactly what Mindful Scholar co-founder Rekha Magon needed to launch her company. The forme..
WMNinTECH: Marie-Pier Hébert Launches Montreal On-Demand Babysitting Company
“Do you need a drink tonight? We’ve got you covered!” That’s part of the branding for Kiid, the on-demand babysitters web app (think Uber ..
WMNinTECH: on BDC’s “Women In Tech: Finding Opportunity on the Challenging Path to Success”
On Wednesday, May 23, BDC, BDO and MontrealNewTech hosted an event at Salon 1861 called “Women In Tech: Finding Opportunity on the Challen..