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  • Writer's pictureAshley Gallant

Artemis Update- January 2024

While January may have lacked sunshine, it delivered news, events and momentum in the tech community that did not disappoint. Join us as we dive into the latest talent and funding trends and leadership moves, and get the lowdown on the behind-the-scenes action here at Artemis. 



CONFIDENTIAL SEARCHES

WHY & HOW



Recruiting is a process of highly targeted connecting, marketing, and trust building. So what do we do when our client and the specifics of the role have to remain a well-guarded secret? 

Let’s dive into why a confidential search may be a consideration and learn how to carefully execute a confidential search to ensure a successful outcome.



ALL THE MOVES




WHAT WE ARE WORKING ON


VP of Product - B2SMB SaaS - Canada (Remote) - Email to learn more 

VP Engineering - Prop-tech  - KW (Hybrid) - Email to learn more

Finance Leader - Cleantech - Canada (Remote) - Email to learn more

Marketing Leader - High Performance Computing - Canada (Remote) - Email to learn more 

Senior Product Management Role - High-Performance Computing - Canada (EST/Remote) - Email to learn more  Founding Product Designer  - AI Automation - North America (Remote) - Email to learn more

Founding Optimization Algorithm Software Engineer - AI Automation - North America (Remote) - Email to learn more 


Coming Soon

Confidential Head of Partnerships - SMB SaaS - (Remote)  - Email to learn more

Head of Engineering - B2SMB SaaS - Canada (Remote) - Email to learn more

 


FRACTIONAL LEADERSHIP


Since launching our fractional network, we've built a spectacular roster of leaders from finance, to technology, to sales and marketing, to product, operations, strategy, HR/Talent and more. If you're a founder looking to add top-notch leadership to your team for a fraction of the cost, let's chat. Spotlight: Our Fractional Leader of the Month

Title: Fractional Revenue Leader (Sales & Marketing)

Location: Guelph,ON

Background: He's led sales and marketing at multiple high-growth SaaS and cybersecurity tech organizations. He's led inside sales, outside sales, and demand gen. He's grown revenue teams to over 120 resources and has significant experience building out sales processes, market positioning and strategies, and owning P&L. He's also supported multiple organizations through acquisition.

Looking for: High-growth tech companies who are looking to build out their go to market function, and who need expertise on processes, systems, enabling sales teams, building or changing org structure, or market positioning.


Email to learn more Psst. Looking for another skill set? Check out previously featured fractional leaders. From CTOs to CFOs, Customer Experience to Sales/Revenue, Marketing or HR leaders - our roster has exceptional talent across all functions!



IMMIGRANTS OF TECH


Immigrants of Tech brings you the inspiring stories of newcomers to our tech ecosystem.


Meet Maithili Jha! Maithili is the Head of Growth Marketing at ContactMonkey, a B2B SaaS startup that just closed a $55M series A. In this interview, we dive into her story, what led her to step out of her comfort zone and explore Canada as a place to live along with tangible advice for newcomers looking to integrate into the local tech ecosystem.



TECH FOR GOOD

In this month’s ICYMI edition of Tech-for-Good, we’re re-sharing the story of AgencyAnalytics. Why? Simple. We (still) love what they’re doing, and we’ve kicked off a new product leadership search! The perfect excuse for a celebratory client post. Read on to learn more!




ALL THE NEWS & STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW


  • VC Outlook for 2024: What 6 Canadian venture capital investors expect from the year ahead. Read More Here 

  • Zendesk has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AI-led quality management platform Klaus. Read More Here 

  • Wealthsimple has become Canada’s most visible and influential upstart competitor to banks and the rest of the financial services establishment. Read More Here 

  • PointClickCare acquires CPSI Subsidiary, American HealthTech. Read More Here 

  • VentureLab receives $4.5M from feds to scale more hardware & semiconductor companies. Read More Here 

  • VidIQ acquires CreatorNow in a push to increase access to creator education. Read More Here

  • Toronto-based KOHO takes a step towards acquiring a Canadian Banking License. Read More Here


FUNDING NEWS


KW/Toronto/Canada tech funding powered by our friends at briefed.in:


ArenaX Labs (AI Arena) - Toronto | Games | $6.0M

Xaba - Toronto | Robotics | $2.0M

Clinia - Quebec | HealthTech | $10.0M

Requity - Toronto | PropertyTech | $26.0M

Springdel - Waterloo | CyberSecurity | $5.0M

Valsoft - Quebec | SaaS | $229.0M

Beatdapp - British Columbia | SaaS | $22.9M

Bagel Network - Toronto | Machine Learning | $4.2M

Cnergreen - Alberta | CleanTech | $2.0M

Rally - Toronto | LegalTech | $20.0M

Swift Medical - Toronto | HealthTech | $10.8M




OUR PARTNERS

February 27th: Communitech, in partnership with Cambridge Memorial, Grand River and St. Mary’s hospital are working to mitigate the healthcare crisis through our Fast Track Health program.


Join us as we watch six of Canada's top technology companies present their responses to challenges posed by our local hospital partners. Founders will be vying for the opportunity to pilot and enter productive partnerships with Canada's top healthcare organizations. Register Here




March 5th: Join the Accelerator Centre for our signature innovation showcase to get to know the 50 emerging startups participating in the AC’s ground-breaking program, AC:Studio.


The AC:Studio Innovation Showcase is our annual signature trade show-style pitch event. The showcase is your chance to connect with our thriving community of innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, government officials, and industry experts! Register Here



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