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The Artemis Update- June 2021

Updated: Sep 20, 2022

Your Double Dose of Tech Moves and News!

All The Moves:

Masterclass opens new Canadian HQ in Waterloo and welcomes James Spere, Head of Product, Canada and Matt Elgie, Head of Engineering, Canada

Cheli Nolan joins Relay Financial as their Head of Talent

Craig Walford is now COO at P&P Optica

Sarah Bettencourt former Chief People & Culture Officer at Lightspeed, joins Clio as their Chief People Officer

Caily Reid is now the AVP of Partner Marketing at Geotab

Jason Yacey is now head of Global Sales at

Sebastien Provencher is now SVP Product at Joist

Elevate is bringing on former Bell Media president Randy Lennox as its Executive Chair as co-founder and CEO Razor Suleman joins Pacaso International as President.

Lindsay Rutledge, former Director of Operations and Strategy joins Properly as VP of Strategy

Jay Hedges joins HR4 as their Chief Executive Officer

James Kurz joins Thentia Cloud as their new Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

What We’re Working On:

VP People- Fintech/Scale-Up

VP Drives- Cleantech/Hardware- Kitchener-Waterloo

VP Machines- Cleantech/Hardware-Kitchener-Waterloo

VP Simulation- Cleantech/Hardware-Kitchener-Waterloo

VP Engineering- Compliance/ Risk Management, SaaS

VP Sales- Compliance/ Risk Management, SaaS

Head of Development- Early Stage, Digital Freight Network

Head of Customer Success- SaaS/ Career Development

Head of Marketing- B2C, SaaS/Community

Head of Engineering- HealthTech/Community Startup

Director of Innovation - HealthTech/Patient Engagement

Data Architect - Loyalty/Digital Currency

Product Design Manager- FinTech Scale-Up

Product Marketing Manager- Network Technologies

Technical Marketing Manager- Engineering/Edtech

Software Lead- Robotics

Humans of Tech

Chief Technology Officer at MarshallZehr

We chat about designing a diverse and transparent interview process, bringing an innovation culture to more traditional industry, and solving "people" problems!

The Artemis Canada team is thrilled to welcome Tyler Swabey as our newest Research & Recruitment Consultant!

All the News & Stuff You Should Know:

KW Robotics company Otto Motors is expanding to Europe

Lightspeed POS has entered into definitive agreements to acquire two global leaders in digital commerce: Ecwid and NuORDER

The Reynolds and Reynolds Company announced today the acquisition of automotive sales innovator Gubagoo

The Government of Ontario is committing $100 million towards a new fund of funds focused on supporting high-potential tech companies in the province.

Toronto-based Converge Technology Solutions has acquired ExactlyIT for $26.4 million USD

Illumiti, an SAP systems integration and management consultancy based in Toronto, has been acquired by Syntax

Toronto’s VerticalScope has acquired, a website for kayak, canoe, and paddle board enthusiasts.

Toronto-based Clearco has launched a $50 million USD fund in partnership with Caravan to provide non-dilutive capital to businesses looking to use the power of celebrities to accelerate their growth.

Semantic Health, a Toronto based healthtech company, comes out of stealth to help hospitals use coded data.

A new tech mentorship program designed for Canadian Black high school students is now accepting applications.

Mississauga, Ontario-based chronic pain management company NeuPath Health is set to acquire Toronto-based virtual care startup KumoCare for up to $1.5 million.

Creative Destruction Lab has launched a new stream focused on scaling companies that work on advances in brain and nervous system science.


SkyWatch- 17.2M

Trulioo- 476M

Faire- 260M


AlayaCare- 225M

Joyride- 3.7M


Tribe Technologies- 7.5M

Alida- 10M


ResQ- 7.5M


Kepler Communications- 60M


Adela- 60M

d1g1t- 16M


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