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Firemark Ventures invests in Digital Agriculture Services in a deal worth ‘millions of dollars.’
As the coronavirus forces a 'new normal' onto investment activities, now's a great time for firms to review their cybersecurity measures.
Bill Gurley, Benchmark Capital
Benchmark Capital has held a final close on $425 million for its 10th fund, which does not include star investor Bill Gurley as a general partner, according to a regulatory filing. Benchmark raised the capital from 38 investors, the May 19 filing states. It shows a date of first sale as May 6. The Wall […]
SoftBank
The late-stage venture fund has reported annual unrealized losses of more than $17bn and paused marketing for Vision Fund 2.
Doorr, a Toronto-based provider of cloud-based CRM and mortgage workflow technology, has secured C$1.75 million-plus in a seed-stage financing.
Fresh Prep, a Vancouver-based meal kit delivery platform, has secured C$7 million in a Series A financing led by Renewal Funds.
Farm Credit Canada has launched a C$100 million venture capital fund to provide financing to Canadian agriculture and food companies facing unexpected disruptions, such as the covid-19 pandemic.
Boehringer Ingelheim has acquired the preclinical cancer antibody pipeline of Northern Biologics, a Toronto-based therapeutic antibodies affiliate of Northern LP.
Potential Motors, a Fredericton-based software company that uses artificial intelligence to boost vehicle safety and performance, has raised C$2.5 million in financing.
Venture capital investment in Canadian technology companies started strong in Q1 2020, with C$1.6 billion deployed across 134 rounds.
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