Angel investments on the rise in Canada, but shortage of growth capital

(Globe and Mail article excerpt) Canadian startups are benefiting from a buoyant market for early-­stage investors, but those that get bigger and more successful encounter a serious shortage when seeking larger growth capital venture investments, according to two reports from Canadian early­-stage financing organizations.… Continue reading

BIV examines high returns of financing Canada’s technology ventures beyond early stage

Business in Vancouver’s Tyler Orton, interviewed Eric Bukovinsky of Yaletown Partners to examine how Canada performs at investing in technology companies across multiple stages of growth.  … Continue reading

Yaletown Newsletter – Research Reveals Canada’s Technology Investment Gap

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Yaletown Partners has conducted a detailed study of Canada’s financing activity to best understand growth hurdles for Canadian technology companies and how to tailor our investments for optimum returns.… Continue reading

Canada’s late-stage ventures held back by growing capital gap: study

PE Hub Network covers Yaletown Partners study of Canada’s Technology Investment Gap and reports:

Conditions have not improved with Canada’s robust VC trends of late, the report found.… Continue reading

Yaletown Partners Research Highlights Canada’s Opportunity to Enhance Technology Growth by Closing Investment Gaps

Vancouver, BC – Yaletown Partners today released a detailed study on Canada’s financing activity, which reveals significant gaps in capital available for the country’s technology companies.… Continue reading

Cisco Joins Bit Stew’s Reseller Program to Bring MIx Core™ to New Markets

Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier platform that solves the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced that Cisco, the worldwide leader in IT, has joined its reseller program to bring its MIx Core™ platform to new markets and geographies.… Continue reading

EnerG2 acquired by strategic partner, BASF

BASF Venture Capital America Inc. today announced it has acquired EnerG2, a manufacturer of advanced carbon materials for next-generation energy storage devices.… Continue reading

Sokanu Secures Growth Capital from USA Funds

Sokanu, a career discovery platform designed to help people match their natural traits, interests and abilities to specific careers, announced today that it has closed a round of growth capital with USA Funds, a nonprofit corporation that promotes student success in college and career.… Continue reading

Bit Stew Systems launches MIx Core™ Platform v.10 to Solve the Data Integration Challenge for the IIoT Ecosystem

Burnaby, B.C. – Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier platform that solves the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced the launch of version 10 of their MIx Core™ platform, a self-serve solution for intelligent data management for the IIoT ecosystem….… Continue reading

Solegear Announces the Closing of its Acquisition of Ex-Tech Plastics’ Bioplastics Division

Solegear Bioplastic Technologies Inc. (TSX-V:SGB) (“Solegear” or the “Company”) announced today that it has formally closed the previously announced strategic acquisition of the bioplastics division of Ex-Tech Plastics, Inc.… Continue reading

Five Questions with Yaletown Partners’ Brad Johns and Salil Munjal

PE Hub Canada sat down with General Partners Brad Johns and Salil Munjal to talk about the fund and its goals.… Continue reading

Bit Stew Systems Completes Initial Closing of Series C to Drive the Future of the IIoT Ecosystem

Burnaby, BC – Bit Stew Systems, developer of the premier platform that solves the data integration challenge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today announced the initial closing of Series C funding to help advance the company’s global market growth and development plans.… Continue reading