CTI Life Sciences unveils new fund that could grow to $200 million
Montreal’s CTI Life Sciences is announcing the first portion of its new fund, the third in the firm’s history. At the moment, $100 million..
Montreal venture capital: explosive 2020 saw $1.15 billion in funding, nearly tops in Canada
Venture funding in Montreal hit $1.15 billion in 2020, fuelled by top investments in healthtech, biotech and analytics.
The numbers put..
Banque Nationale launches a new $200 million fund
Banque Nationale is officially entering the venture capital game with its own fund.
The new National Bank SME Growth Fund, L.P. is bein..
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..
Fintech app Hardbacon raises $800,000
Julien Brault’s Hardbacon app has raised $800,000 in funding through the use of the FrontFundr Equity Crowdfunding Portal. This amount inc..
Computer vision experts Algolux partner with MILA to work on autonomous cars
What happens when we combine autonomous computer vision experts with the folks at Montreal’s MILA, the academic research institution dedic..
Home care platform AlayaCare raises $33 million
Montreal’s AlayaCare is raising $33 million in primary venture capital to put towards its home healthcare technology. Coupled with $18 mil..
Bus.com raises $19.5 million, will hire lots of people
Montreal’s Bus.com is adding nearly $20 million (US $15 million) in venture funding to its arsenal as it continues to carve out a clever p..
iNovia Capital raises walloping US$600 million for new growth fund
iNovia Capital has raised one of the only private-sector funds in Canada geared toward making large investments in fast-growing “scale-up”..
GradeSlam adds ex-Google machine learning expert
GradeSlam today announced it has added ex-Google machine learning engineer and “education leader” Luis Serrano to its advisory board.
NorthOne raises seed round for mobile digital-only banking platform
Montreal fintech startup NorthOne has closed a $2 million seed round from investors Peter Graham, Tom Williams and Ferst Capital Partners…
Industrial robotics startup Omnirobotic gets seed round from Element AI
Laval-based startup Omnirobotic, a robotics automation outfit, today announced a seed round of $1 million to commercialize the Omni Painte..
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..
Sharethebus, now Bus.com, gets $6.5 million
I saw two familiar faces that had recently been hired on at Sharethebus as I walked up to their office building on Parc avenue Tuesday. Af..
Workjam and its new $12 million round make bold claims
Montreal’s Workjam is a startup that makes it easier to send an alert to hourly employees on their mobile phones. This week it raised $12 ..