Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative expected to fuel Canada’s innovation capital market by $1.5B

Gender balance within a company is a key criteria for Canada’s newly launched $400 million Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative (VCCI), which is also expected to inject approximately $1.5 billion into Canada’s innovation capital

Published on: December 20th, 2017 Alex Coop

4 thoughts on the future of crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has come a long way since the first crowdfunding projects surfaced a few years ago, with the first Kickstarter project coming online in 2009. The concept of getting the public to fund

Published on: February 25th, 2014 Candice So

Corporation 101 for Tech Pros: Convertible debentures

Tech businesses will almost invariably need some type of investment to help fuel their business. Two of the most prevalent types of financing tech entrepreneurs seek out are debt financing and equity financing;

Published on: October 18th, 2013 Monica Goyal

Jobpostings.ca acquires Digital Media Zone startup

A startup based at the Ryerson Digital Media Zone (DMZ) has been acquired by Jobpostings.ca, it announced today. Fanfare has covered its Web site with a one-page notice about the transaction and say that its

Published on: February 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Go global or go home, investors advise mobile tech firms

“First we take Toronto then we take the world” just doesn't cut it anymore as a business strategy for startup mobile device companies, according to one of the heads of a leading Canadian

Published on: February 21st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Five definite investor turn-offs to avoid when seeking capital funding

After the “love money” (money provided by friends and family) is gone, many operators of start up companies often turn to angel investors for their next round of financial backing.

Published on: July 28th, 2008 Nestor Arellano