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Vancouver-based Microdermics has raised $1M in VC funding. Microdermics is a medical device company focused on commercializing a novel hollow microneedle delivery platform targeting the multi-billion biopharmaceutical market.
Vancouver-based GoFetch has raised $1.4M in seed funding. Founded in May 2015, GoFetch is a mobile, on-demand marketplace that connects dog owners with dog walkers in their city.
Bridgewater, NS-based Casual Bit Games has raised $159k in equity crowdfunding on Kickstarter. The company develops indie games.
Charlottetown-based Forestry.io has raised $744k in seed funding. Forestry.io’s content management system is meant to simplify posting and updating material processes on static websites.
Funding for the week of April 10, 2017 under Canadian federal and provincial grants and business incentive programs reached $644.5M, down from $271.3M during the previous week. Top Sector. Healthcare & Life Sciences is the top sector this week, attracting $451M, 70% of total incentives. Top Region. Ontario is the top province this week, securing $515.5M, accounting for 80% of[…]
Local and international companies are invited to apply for Ontario’s Solutions 2030 Challenge to develop the next generation of transformative clean technologies. Quick Facts. The Challenge encourages companies to develop breakthrough technologies that will help Ontario’s industrial plants reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, meet climate change targets, and increase innovation and entrepreneurship in the province. Eligible[…]
By Geoff Zochodne The 2017 Ontario budget will be delivered on April 27, Finance Minister Charles Sousa announced Thursday. In a speech to the Empire Club of Canada in Toronto, Sousa reiterated that the 2017 budget will also be a balanced one. The Liberal government is projecting a $1.9-billion deficit for the 2016-17 fiscal year, which ended March[…]
North Vancouver-based Agrisoma has raised $15.4M in Series B funding from BDC VC, Cycle Capital and Lune Rouge Innovation. Agrisoma Biosciences is a research and development organization that facilitates product development in the agricultural crops sector.
Darthmouth-based Metamaterial Technologies has raised $8.3M in Series A funding from Radar Capital and Innovacorp. The smart materials and photonics company is changing the way industry uses, interacts and benefits from light.
Vancouver-based Wiivv has raised $343k in equity crowdfunding. Wiivv is a bionics company that creates custom, 3D printed footwear, orthopedics, and gear using body-perfect capture technology.