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Artemis Update- September 2020 In Review

Updated: Sep 20, 2022

All The Moves

  • Ivy Lee Gregory, previously the SVP of Marketing at D2L joins Sensibill as their VP of Marketing

  • Mark Freeman, former Senior Director, Customer Success at  joins Gubagoo as their VP, Customer Experience.

  • James Spere former VP of Product Development at Roadmunk, has joined ProNavigator as VP Engineering.

  • Craig Wahl has joined Shinydocs as their new VP Customer Operations.

  • Larry Indovina former EVP, Human Resources at Fleet Complete is the new Chief People Officer at TopHat.

  • Ari Diamond  is now head of Customer Success at Tribe Community Platform, formerly at Coinsquare as their VP, Multi-Platform Operations.

  • Cameron Ross is the new VP of Applications Engineering at Fleet Complete - formerly at CoreAvionics.

  • Matthew Lombardi has been named the new managing director of OneEleven.

  • Lorena Pacheco Scott is now Chief People Officer at CaseWare International Inc.

  • BlueCat has a new CEO, with Chief Financial and Operating officer Stephen Devito taking up the position. 

  • Mark Leonard is now VP, Engineering at Athena.

  • TextNow hired Andrew Shin, former CTO at GOAT as their new Head of Engineering.

  • Cameron Moore, formerly Chief Product Officer at Kijiji Canada is now Head of Product at

  • Paul Salazar joined Skywatch as the Head of People Operations.

What We're Working On:

  • Chief Executive Officer- Accelerator Centre

  • VP Engineering- eCommerce/Loyalty

  • VP Product- eCommerce/Loyalty

  • VP Marketing- Martech

  • Director of Engineering- Cybersecurity

  • Director of Marketing- Non-profit/Edtech

  • Senior Manager, Cloud Platforms- Corporate Innovation

  • Product Director -Enterprise SaaS - Coaching & Performance Management

  • Sr. Manager, Marketing Operations - Collaboration/Messaging Startup

  • Growth Manager - Collaboration/Messaging Startup

  • Product Marketing Lead - SMB FinTech Startup

  • Senior Software Developer- Networking

  • Senior Customer Success Manager - Enterprise SaaS - Coaching & Performance Management

  • Finance Manager- SaaS/Finance

  • Product Marketing Manager- Networking

  • Solutions Engineer-  Enterprise FinTech / Payments

  • Machine Learning Specialist- Military/ Innovation Lab

We are enthused to welcome Negin Safdari and Mubin Quershi to the Artemis Canada Team!

Negin will be supporting our Tech Teams branch. Mubin will be supporting our Operations &

Marketing as our first co-op

All The News 

After 6 years and much success, Waterloo’s Accelerator Centre Announces the Departure of CEO Paul Salvini Read More.

Miovision named CIX 2020 'Innovator of the Year'  Read More

Wealthsimple's chief financial officer (CFO), Leen Li, is stepping down from her role and is set to become the CEO of the Wealthsimple Foundation. Read More

Canada launched the Black Entrepreneurship Program, a new three-part initiative meant to support Black Canadian entrepreneurs amid COVID-19 and beyond. Read More.

Shoppers Drug Mart to expand Canadians' access to virtual care through $75 million investment in Maple Read More.

Wealthsimple has launched its cryptocurrency platform, which provides users with commission-free trading of Bitcoin and Ethereum. Read More.

Seven Canadian startups have been listed on the 2020 version of CB Insights’ FinTech 250 list, which tracks the top private FinTech companies from around the world. Read More.

Five Canadian startups are among the 12 chosen to participate in Google for Startup’s first Women Founders accelerator cohort. Read More.

Cybersecurity Firm McAfee Files Plans To Go Public Again Read More.

Toronto-based proptech and tenant experience startup Lane has acquired eServus, a corporate concierge services company.  Read More.

MaRS is in exploratory talks with the University of Calgary to bring a new innovation hub to Western Canada. Read More.

Funding News:

  • Clearpath Robotics- 5M

  • Applyboard- 70M

  • Acerta- 7M

  • Vena Solutions - 25M

  • ProNavigator - 5.6M

  • Klue- 15M

  • OnCall Health- 6M

  • Rebelstork- 2M

  • LifeSpeak- 42M

  • Binsentry- 10M

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