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Artemis Update- May 2022

Updated: Sep 20, 2022

March into Spring with all the fresh moves, tech news, deals and exec jobs.


Ellen Stafford joins 1Password as Director, Sales Development

Amruta Karmarker joins Borrowell as VP, Engineering

Alan Paulin is now the VP, Engineering at MobileCoin

Colin Coller joins Lever as Chief Architect

Diane Wolfenden is now the General Partner at Phoenix Fire

Jennifer Lennox joins Tealbook as VP People & Culture

David Koehn joins Udemy in Product, Udemy Business

Ruth Boyle is now the Head of Talent, Canada at Credit Sesame

Mandy Bachus joins Cavelo Inc as their new VP of Marketing

Danielle Smith is now VP Relationship Management at Silicon Valley Bank

Donna Zazula is now Chief People Officer at Krypt

Nicole Hutzul is now VP of Strategic Sales at ThoughtExchange

Alicia Bedard joins Plato as Head of Marketing

Bobbi Alexandrova is now the SVP of Software Engineering at Loopio

Stephanie Ratza joins Loopio as CFO

Mehdi Bozzo-Rey is now CRO at Multiverse Computing

Cory King joins Solifi as Global Head of Customer Success & Delivery Excellence

Chris McKillop joins Microsoft as VP, Digital Incubation, Xbox


VP Sales - B2B Enterprise/eCommerce - Remote (Canada & US)

VP Engineering - B2B SaaS/Trade/Retail - Remote (Canada & US)

VP Partnerships - B2B Mapping Solutions - Remote (Canada & US)

Innovation Lab Leader - Telecom - Remote (Canada) -

Head of Engineering - Confidential Series A Startup - Remote (Canada)

Business Dev Leader - VC/FinTech - Remote (Canada)

Head of Engineering Operations - B2B2C Loyalty Currency - Remote (GTA)

Head of Product Design - EdTech - Remote (Global)

Head of Sales- B2B eCommerce/Retail- Remote (Canada & US)

Director of Engineering- EdTech- Remote (Canada)

Head of Product Design- EdTech- Remote (Global)

Senior Product Designer- EdTech- Remote (Global)

Group PM- Fintech- Remote (Canada & US) Coming soon…

VP Sales & Marketing - EdTech- Remote (Canada & US) - email to learn more


We know how hard it can be to build out an equitable recruitment process, especially when you’re in growth mode figuring out all the different pieces as you go along.

Which is why we built out the IDEA Recruitment toolkit with resources, checklists, content, tips to help you go from firefighting mode to getting ready for scale!


In every leadership search we make an intentional effort to connect with and introduce a diverse mix of candidates. We know that a dedication to considering women for roles at all levels does not imply a compromise. Across all functions you will find incredible women leading teams, but we all need to continue to make the effort to identify, hire and promote women.

We’d like to introduce to some of the incredible women who we’ve been working with as they look to navigate the next step in their career.



Supply-chain challenges persist, but companies such as Flexport, Zipline, Controlant, and Saltbox are doing their part to ameliorate problems for their customers. Check out the 10 most innovative logistics companies of 2022.

Thanks to the pandemic, Canadians working in sales, marketing, and product saw their salaries jump 38 percent in 2021, the second fastest-rising rate only after Mexico.

For all the recent excitement around places like Austin and Miami, the biggest tech expansion has been in Canada’s largest city. Check out the article below to see why Toronto has been dubbed the Quietly Booming Tech Town.

Remote work unlocks reverse brain drain at Canadian startups, who have seized the opportunity to hire remote executives.

New Meta engineering hub in Toronto expected to add 2.500 jobs over 5 years.

Read more Vancouver venture firm Evok Innovations announced a first close for its $300 million CAD Fund II. The fund will target early-stage CleanTech investments across North America.


Canadian tech funding powered by

Disco - Toronto | EdTech | $15.0M

Flashfood - Toronto | eCommerce | $15.6M

OpsLevel - Toronto | DevTech | $19.0M

Mayday - Toronto | SaaS | $3.8M

iRestify - Toronto | eCommerce | $6.0M

Key - Toronto | PropertyTech | $11.0M

Calico - Toronto | Marketplace | $2.6M

Wisedocs - Toronto | HealthTech | $4.1M

MedMe Health - Toronto | HealthTech | $3.4M

MinuteBox - Toronto | LegalTech | $5.0M

Stocpick - Toronto | Marketplace | $1.8M

ShopThing - Toronto | Marketplace | $12.6M

Citylitics - Toronto | AI | $6.2M

Bonsai - Toronto | RetailTech | $14.5M

Venue - Toronto | VideoTech | $636K

Litebulb - Toronto | HRTech | $636K

Campfire - Toronto | VideoTech | $636K

Armilla AI - Toronto | Platform | $636K

Agentnoon - Toronto | HRTech | $636K

WeReno - Toronto | SaaS | $636K

PocketHealth - Toronto | HealthTech | $20.0M

Manifest Climate - Toronto | SaaS | $30.0M

FutureFit AI - Toronto | HRTech | $5.7M

SPATULA - Toronto | Marketplace | -

Dear Artemis

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Our partner, the Canadian Women's Network (CWN) is hosting its next virtual Founder & Funder Event: B2B SaaS on May 19th, 2022, 1:00-2:00 PM PST.

We know how hard it is to raise investment without warm connections. That is why the CWN is bringing together B2B SaaS Funders & Canadian Female Founders to causally meet one another, form connections, and develop long-term relationships.

If you're interested in being one of the 15 startups, you can complete this quick application form. Here is a link to join the CWN communityif you're not already in their network. It's the best way to stay updated on upcoming events and future programs relevant to your company.

Leadership WTF (Where To Focus) Are you new to people management? We can help get you on track because becoming an effective leader is more than just telling people what to do. May 3 | 9am to 12pm ET | Virtual Best for: Leaders with less than two years of experience Don't miss out! There are only a few seats remaining for this program, and they'll go quickly!

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