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Syndicates cause a shift from crowdfunding startups to crowdfunding lead investors. They provide both the tools and incentives for lead investors to conduct due diligence and monitor post-investment activity and also to leverage their expertise and reputation when connecting with interested investors worldwide.Keep Reading ▸
Y Combinator unveiled one of its most impressive startup batches to date yesterday, featuring big ideas in medicine, finance, and marketplaces. After carefully watching the demos, speaking with founders in the class, and querying prestigious investors about their favorites, TechCrunch has compiled this list of the top 10 startups of the 47 that launched at Winter 2015 YC Demo Day.Keep Reading ▸
A new mobile app launched by Metroland Media Group Ltd. helps people connect with others in their community to buy and sell goods with ease. The next step in community classifieds, Tradyo offers free listings and unique features like instant chat, directly connecting purchasers within communities and allowing users to discover the hidden gems closest to them.Keep Reading ▸
Content is king. These three simple words have been driven into our minds as the holy grail of marketing for years, and companies have listened well. Almost every early stage company will ensure a blog is part of its first marketing website and eagerly begin filling it with content.Keep Reading ▸
March 16, 2015 - Toronto (Ontario) The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), today announced up to $13.4 million in funding over the next five years to help innovative Canadian businesses grow, prosper and create jobs.Keep Reading ▸
HeadsUp, a startup dedicated to improving tradespeople's communications with customers, captured the $25,000 first prize at Canada's Business Model Competition on Saturday, edging out a strong field of finalists. The university entrepreneurship competition's winning team, comprising Mike Reid, Jeremy Tupper, and Dimitry Galamiyev, was a bit of a hybrid as its members came from three schools -- University of Waterloo, Dalhousie University, and Ontario College of Art and Design University respectively.Keep Reading ▸
Toronto-based startup Kira Talent has raised $1.2 million to expand its online talent assessment tool. This latest investment was "a planned second tranche" and made possible from a group of existing investors and a number of new contributors, including Business Development Bank of Canada.Keep Reading ▸