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Artemis Update- November 2020

Updated: Sep 20, 2022

All The Moves

Gurjeet Kaur, former Engineering Manager at McAfee joins Arctic Wolf as Director of R&D

Paul Salvini, former Chief Executive Officer of Accelerator Centre has been appointed Global Chief Technology Officer of VFX firm DNEG

Karan Khiani, former Vice President of Product Management at VersaPay has joined Katipult as their Vice President, Solutions Engineering

Saibal Chakraburtty, former Director of Product Management at Arctic Wolf, joins Darwin.AI as their Head of Product

Ettan Romm is now the Director of Product Management at Ceridian

Adriana Romero, previously GTM Enablement Manager at Clearbanc is now Director Enablement Solutions at

Ali Mahmoud, former Director of Product Management for Snow Software is now VP of Product Management at AUGMENTT

Brian Cullen, previously Senior Director, Security at Kognitiv is now VP, Global Operations at Rakuten Kobo Inc.

Kimberly Helm, former VP of Professional Services of PointClickCare is now the Chief Operating Officer of Opus One Solutions

Neha Khera, previously at 500 Startups has moved into a new role as Partner at 2048 Ventures

Paul Walker, previously Head of Engineering, WordPress VIP of Automattic is now Chief Technology Officer of NoFraud

Ray Newal, former Head of TechStars India is the New Head of Capital and Ecosystem at MaRS Discovery District

Sonduren Fanarredha, former Product Marketing Lead for Kira Systems is now Director of Product Marketing at Airbase

Whitney Susanna, previously Customer Success Director of Axonify, has joined ProNavigator as their Director of Customer Success

Bart Molenda is the new EVP of Marketing at Introhive

Erik Feig, founder and CEO of PICTURESTART joins Wattpad Studios as an advisor

Anastasia Valentine joins Wagepoint as their Chief Revenue Officer

Manon Brouillette, former CEO of Videotron joins Lightspeed’s Board of Directors

What We're Working On:

  • VP Engineering - eCommerce/Loyalty

  • Director of Engineering - Loyalty - Downtown Toronto

  • Senior Software Engineer - IoT/Smart Buildings

  • Principal Software Engineer - IoT/Smart Buildings

  • Application Software Engineer Manager - IoT/Smart Buildings

  • Principal Engineer - Retail SaaS

  • UX Designer - eCommerce

  • Principal Engineer - Agtech

  • Sr. Software Engineer - eCommerce

  • Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner - eCommerce/Loyalty

  • Principal Designer - IoT

  • Sr. Software Developer - Fintech/Proptech

  • Sr. Software Developer - Consulting/Architecture

  • Computer Vision Research Scientist - Gesture Recognition

Humans of Tech

Meet Sarah Facini! We chat all things Customer Success - but also about vulnerable moments, hiring and onboarding during COVID-19 and the power of transferable skills.

All The News

Intellijoint topped the Deloitte Fast 50 list for 2020 followed immediately by Apply Board (#2). Avidbots (#8), Auvik (#12), Bonfire (#30) and Smile (#48) also made the list. Voltera was named a Company to Watch while Vidyard (#449) and eSentire (#478) made the Deloitte Fast 500 along with the above firms.

Rockwell Automation Acquires Fiix Inc., Cloud Software Company for Leading Edge Maintenance Solutions. Read More.

Nasdaq to buy Atlantic Canada’s financial fraud detection firm Verafin for $2.75 billion. Read More. Dr. Vivek Goel named as the next president and vice‑chancellor of the University of Waterloo. Read more. Thirteen Canadian tech startups have been accepted into the Lazaridis Institute’s ScaleUp Program, representing the program’s largest cohort yet. Read More. Lightspeed to acquire ShopKeep for $440 million USD, reports strong Q2 results. Read More. Toronto-based SWTCH Energy has partnered with Opus One Solutions to implement a blockchain-based electric vehicle (EV) charging management platform, which will be launched in Toronto. Read more. Ario, an Ottawa-based FinTech startup that offers cost-efficient digital lending to small to medium-sized businesses, has been acquired by another small business lender, Thinking Capital. Read More. Salesforce Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Slack. Read More. The Kitchener-Waterloo-based Accelerator Centre (AC) has expanded its cleantech program to support companies aligned with the 17 United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals. Read More. ServiceNow Inc. is beefing up its artificial intelligence development capabilities with the acquisition of Element AI. Read More. Tulip has acquired Timekit, which offers an advanced scheduling and resource management system. Read More. Toronto-based Intelex Technologies has acquired Vancouver-based ehsAI. Read More. The University of Waterloo-based incubator Velocity is set to get a new home following the recent announcement of a partnership with the City of Kitchener. Read More. Toronto-based start-up, AccessNow, receives Governor General’s Innovation Award. Read More. The Toronto-Waterloo region is among the top FinTech ecosystems globally, according to the latest report from the Startup Genome. Read More. Trufan has acquired Kelowna-based Read More. BlackBerry will partner with Amazon Web Services to jointly develop and market its vehicle data integration and monitoring platform, IVY. Read More.

Funding News:

  • OpenPhone - 14M

  • Aya - 3.7M

  • HungryPanda - 70M

  • Gatik - 25M

  • Unbound - 20M

  • Tailscale - 14.5M

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