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BURLINGTON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO LEAD THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INNOVATION CENTRE

BURLINGTON-BASED INNOVATION CENTRE WILL PROVIDE MUCH NEEDED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR INCREASING INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN BURLINGTON. (It will include Angel One’s new office) Burlington will open the doors to an Innovation Centre in June 2017, providing the local start-up community with direct access to programming, mentorship, and support that is needed to grow a business. While […]

Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) is Nov. 21 – 23!

Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX), Nov. 21 – 23, has over 20 investors & strategic partners participating in the Meeting Exchange Program. Registered delegates can book meetings and pitch their ideas to these industry executives using #CIXchange. Register Now! Angel One Investor Network members are eligible for an additional 15% off the Regular Rate. Simply enter […]

BDC to invest $50 million more in women-led start-up tech firms

TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – BDC Capital, the investment arm of the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is injecting $50 million into women-led technology firms as part of its efforts to support women entrepreneurs. “Women-led firms are vital to Canada’s prosperity and competitiveness,” says Alison Nankivell, Vice President, Funds and Co-investment, BDC Capital. “Recognizing the need for financial and non-financial support […]

Plum’s Client Receives Zuckerberg Investment

From Plum: One of Plum’s long-time clients Andela announced that they received the first investment from the Mark Zuckerberg & Priscilla Chan’s CZI, raising $24M!  Andela trains African engineers to become the world’s top developers. CNN’s headline stated “Zuckerberg backs Andela, a start-up more elite than Harvard” – because Andela has only accepted 0.7% of its applicants. Over the past two years, […]
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