Venture Capital-backed Zymeworks Goes Public

    Venture Capital-backed Zymeworks Goes Public

Vancouver-based Zymeworks (TSE/NYSE: ZYME) debuted on the public markets last Friday, just two weeks after announcing its intention to go public. The company raised CAD $79.7 million in the IPO

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Three Years Into VCAP and Program Still Propelling Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem

    Three Years Into VCAP and Program Still Propelling Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem

Today, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association celebrates the third anniversary of the Government of Canada’s Venture Capital Action Plan (VCAP)– a program that was implemented in January

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Top Three for VC: ICT, Life Sciences and Agribusiness Sectors Lead Canadian Growth

    Top Three for VC: ICT, Life Sciences and Agribusiness Sectors Lead Canadian Growth

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association In the first half of 2016, the Canadian VC landscape continued to grow, propelled by investment in three sectors: ICT, life

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What it’s going to take to fuel next-gen tech growth to cultivate big, meaningful businesses right here in Canada

    What it’s going to take to fuel next-gen tech growth to cultivate big, meaningful businesses right here in Canada

Article originally published in May 2016 edition of Private Capital Magazine By Kirk Simpson Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Wave

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Shopify: 365 days after the IPO

    Shopify: 365 days after the IPO

Article originally published in May edition of Private Capital Magazine The year since the e-commerce star’s IPO has hardly been

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Tobi Lütke named CVCA’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner

    Tobi Lütke named CVCA’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner

The founder and CEO of Shopify Inc., Ottawa, Ontario-based e-commerce company, has been named the 2016 recipient of the CVCA’s

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Shopify acquires Kit CRM to help businesses drive online marketing

    Shopify acquires Kit CRM to help businesses drive online marketing

VC-backed E-commerce company Shopify Inc. has acquired Kit CRM Inc., a messaging app that helps businesses with online marketing. Kit,

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Shopify announces closing of IPO

    Shopify announces closing of IPO

Shopify Inc., an online commerce platform that has received funding from investors such as OMERS Ventures and Georgian Partners, announced

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Hootsuite founder sees tech boom as sustainable long-term; mulls moving up IPO

    Hootsuite founder sees tech boom as sustainable long-term; mulls moving up IPO

The head of one of Canada’s hottest technology firms is forecasting a multi-year boom in the sector, and sees Canadian

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