Yaletown Newsletter – Bit Stew financing and Solegear IPO highlights of the quarter

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Bit Stew to expand commercial horizons with GE-led $17.2 mln funding.… Continue reading

Bit Stew Systems Closes $17.2 Million in Series B Funding

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Bit Stew Systems, a leader in Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet, today announced that it has raised an additional $17.2 million1 in a Series B funding round.… Continue reading

Canada’s startup scene makes a polite pop, but still awaits its big bang

Vancouver, BC — Canada has a lot of technology talent: it’s a hub for innovative game design and clean tech ventures, for example.… Continue reading

Yaletown Newsletter – Yaletown tops list as Canada’s most active VC again in 2014 


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VC activity in 2014 reached a twelve-year high with over $2.3 billion invested according to Thomson Reuters’ annual review of Canada’s Venture Capital Market.… Continue reading

Canada’s New Structure of Venture Capital

In this article originally published by the CFA Society Vancouver, Yaletown’s Eric Bukovinsky takes a look at shifts and emerging gaps in Canada’s VC industry.… Continue reading

As Canadian startups grow, venture capital gaps remain

Globe and Mail technology reporter, Shane Dingman, interviewed industry players about the outlook for venture capital in Canadian tech in 2015.… Continue reading

Cooledge deal among $2 billion invested in tech by Canadian VCs in 2014

Canadian tech has a “new class of maturing businesses” as Globe and Mail technology reporter Shane Dingman puts it, and those businesses attracted nearly $2 billion from Canadian VC’s in 2014*.… Continue reading

Canadian tech firms are getting funded, but gaps remain

The Financial Post article by Danny Bradbury captures it well: “Things are looking up for venture capital funding in the tech industry but in the middle [of a venture’s development from startup to exit] is a chasm that needs more cash input.”

Yaletown shares the perspective offered by Tom Houston from the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA), and Bill Tam, president and chief executive of the British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA).… Continue reading

Yaletown ranks as Canada’s most active VC firm first 9 months 2014: Q3 report by Thomson Reuters for CVCA

In it’s ongoing review of Canada’s VC market, Thomson Reuters has ranked Yaletown Venture Partners as the most active private independent VC for the first three quarters of 2014 – a ranking Yaletown held all of 2013.… Continue reading

Yaletown Lends Perspective on BC’s Investment Outlook in a Report by CFA Vancouver Society

The CFA Vancouver Society – an organization of financial analysts – has launched an initiative called The Future of Finance to create positive change in the financial industry.… Continue reading

Yaletown Newsletter – Q3 2014 active with multiple financings

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Yaletown led or participated in three financings since our last update in August.… Continue reading

Yaletown Frequently Asked Questions

We hear great questions daily from investors, entrepreneurs, our limited partners and the media.… Continue reading