Tag Archives: Canada

This Week in Canadian Startups (May 19, 2012)

Just in case you’re looking for “This Week in Canadian Startups”, it’s now a weekly newsletter that is published every Saturday morning. Here is where you can find this week’s newsletter, which features news about Justin Bieber, Wave Accounting, Extreme … Continue reading

Canadian VC Activity Slows in Q1

Is Canada’s venture capital investment landscape softening, even though there seems to be more startup activity than ever? According to a new report from the Canadian Venture Capital Association, the amount of deals done in the first-quarter fell 34% to … Continue reading

This Week in Canadian Startups

Just an FYI that “This Week in Canadian Startups” has become a weekly newsletter rather than a blog post. Here’s where you can subscribe to receive a summary of Canadian start-up news, as well as interesting blog posts and articles … Continue reading

Shapshot of a VC Deal: Sweet Tooth Rewards

Who: Sweet Tooth Rewards, which provides e-commerce retailers with a system to create points-driven loyalty programs to reward customers. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company, which was started in 2009, has 1,500 customers. How Much: $2.25-million from OMERS, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, … Continue reading

This Week in Canadian Startups – The Newsletter

Over the past few months, I’ve gone through a pivot in my business to focus on startup marketing, a re-branding (something I’ll write about soon), and some new initiatives, highlighted by the launch of a newsletter, “This Week in Canadian … Continue reading

Wanted: More Corporate Canada Support for Startups

While there’s growing demand for Canadian institutional investors to get more involved with financing of startups, another big and untapped source of financing is Corporate Canada. By investing in startups, companies can support smart and leading-edge startup entrepreneurs and, as … Continue reading