Celebrating Canada’s women entrepreneurs

Over Canada Day weekend I celebrated the success and potential of women entrepreneurs in Canada — including the positive environment we have in Canada for women to be entrepreneurs. In fact, this week

Published on: July 4th, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester

How VCs raise money and why you should care

How do VCs raise the money that they invest in your startup? Robert Antoniades gave a fascinating glimpse of the process as a guest of Startup Grind Toronto back in March. Antoniades is

Published on: May 5th, 2015 Geoff Foulds

FreshBooks raises $30M in first funding round

Cloud accounting software provider FreshBooks has raised $30 million U.S. in a funding round led by Oak Investment Partners, a U.S.-based venture capital (VC) firm. The other investors in the round were Atlas

Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Candice So

New directions for MaRS and partner Wearable Wednesdays TO

MaRS Discovery District is taking a new direction in how it helps startups get off the ground, changing how it works with early stage companies in its ICE Practice – which stands for

Published on: March 27th, 2014 Candice So

HootSuite lands ‘record-setting’ $165 M in venture capital

HootSuite Media Inc. has netted another $165 million in capital, one of the largest venture capital funding rounds for a software company on record in Canada. For its Series B financing round, the

Published on: August 1st, 2013 Candice So