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May 2020- In Review

Updated: Sep 20, 2022

All The Moves

Ruth Birman- is now Head of Product at Nest Wealth

Daniel Habashi is the new General Manager Tik Tok Canada

Jon French, former Senior Director of Global Recruitment, Community & Alumni at NEXT Canada is now the Director for University of Toronto Entrepreneurship

Nudge.AI Co-Founder/CTO, Steven Woods, joins Benevity as Chief Technology Officer

Element AI appointed its first Chief Revenue Officer, Stephan Rioux and Chief Revenue Officer, Roger Blanchette

Jane Van Sickle joins Trulioo as Vice President, Sales

Tim Moulton is now Chief Commercial Officer at Brim Financial

Craig Haney  is now the Director Of Business Development at ApplyBoard

Paul Crowe has joined Drop as their Chief Revenue Officer

Martin Cieszewski is the new Head of Marketing at Zensurance

Danielle Brewin Graham  is now the Founder and Principal at Sandpiper Ventures

What We're Working On:


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"How Remote Work Will Change Recruitment and People Management "

All The News 

Several Canadian tech companies have made moves that could mark permanent changes to their workplaces. Both Shopify, Fiix, and Drift have announced that they will move to ‘Digital First’ workplaces, while other companies such as Uncharted are experimenting with 4 day work weeks.

Top Hat to Acquire Nelson’s Canadian Domestic Higher Education Textbook Business.

Shopify Co-Founder, Scott Lake backs RiSC Capital to launch a new early-staged fund focused on deep tech. 

KW’s Applyboard raised $ 100 million and claims 2 billion unicorn valuation. 

Apple buys Waterloo startup, Inductiv Inc. to help its AI efforts. 

Well Health Partner, invested $250,000 in Toronto based Phelix.AI.

KW’s Medical Innovation Xchange (MIX) partners with the Government of Ontario to offer free advisory services to companies retooling their manufacturing for COVID-19.

DarwinAI partners with global aerospace company Lockheed Martin to improve their understanding of AI solutions.

The DMZ has partnered with the Town of Innisfil, Ontario to help scale tech startups and increase government procurement in the region through virtual programming and resources.

Funding News:

New Funds:

Women Entrepreneurship Strategy Ecosystem Fund - 15M

Ripple Ventures -14M

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