New Portage FinTech SPAC files for $200 million Nasdaq public offering

Sagard Holdings, the alternative investment arm of Power Corporation and manager of Portage Ventures, is launching…

Google sister company Verily set to expand to Kitchener-Waterloo

Another American tech firm has set its sights on a Canadian expansion. San-Francisco-based medical device company…

Today in hires: Snapcommerce, Properly, RenoRun, Notch

Four Canadian startups have recently brought on new team members to add to their teams, including…

H|T: The Healthtech Times – A vision for virtual care

The Healthtech Times is a weekly newsletter covering healthtech news from Canada and around the globe.…

Conexus launching new accelerator, venture fund to strengthen Saskatchewan’s AgTech ecosystem

Regina-based Conexus Credit Union is set to announce two new initiatives in an effort to make…

Alberta organizations launch database for tech startup ecosystem

The A100, Alberta Enterprise Corporation (AEC), and the Venture Capital Association of Alberta (VCAA) have teamed…

Employee wellness software firm LifeSpeak files for TSX IPO

Toronto-based employee wellness and software-as-a-service company LifeSpeak has officially filed to go public on the Toronto…

Shopify reportedly invests in Stripe, bringing total stake to over $350 million

Shopify has reportedly invested in San Francisco-based FinTech startup Stripe, which processes payments for e-commerce businesses.…

Why Heirlume wants to become the GoDaddy of trademark registration

While this isn’t a Black Swan episode, I still might scare the pants off some entrepreneurs.…

Growth investor Carter Griffin on why the best SaaS companies are obsessive about churn

Fundraising is a numbers game, and many SaaS founders hope their financial metrics will show signs…