Tag Archives: Venture Capital

Snapshot of a VC Deal: Top Hat Monocle

Who: Toronto-based Top Hat Monocle, which offers a mobile-based education platform that engages students and provides professors with the real-time feedback on student understanding. How much: $8-million in a deal led by Emergence Capital Partners and iNovia Capital, along with SoftTech VC, Version One Ventures … Continue reading

Snapshot of a Startup Financing: AppHero

Who: AppHero, a Toronto-based startup developing an intelligent social recommendation platform for mobile applications. How much: $1.3 million in seed financing from OMERS Ventures, Golden Venture Partners and ENIAC Ventures along with top angels and seed funds. An additional $500,000 will … Continue reading

Is Your Startup Ready to Raise VC?

For many startup entrepreneurs, raising venture capital is an exciting ride. It’s the thrill of the chase, the expectation of having the money to grow aggressively, and to paraphrase Sally Field’s 1985 Oscar acceptance speech, a sign that VCs “they … Continue reading

This Week in Canadian Startups

Round 13 Capital Unveils $100M Fund After a long drought with no new VC funds, they’re now coming fast and furious. The freshest player is Round 13 Capital, which plans to raise $100-million to provide financing to startups looking to accelerate their growth. … Continue reading

Round 13 Capital Moves to Fill VC Gap

The ability of Canada’s venture capital sector to support the growing number of fast-growing startups took another solid step forward today when Round 13 Capital unveiled plans to create a $100-million fund focused providing startups with series A financing to accelerate … Continue reading

Sorry, Canada’s Startup Landscape Isn’t Sexy….Yet

It must have been quite the party last week at the Canadian Venture Capital Association’s annual meeting in Montreal. In stark contrast to previous years, it seems attendees were downright giddy about the venture capital landscape and where it’s heading. … Continue reading