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The Artemis Update- May 2021

Updated: Sep 20, 2022

All The Moves

  • Virtek Vision welcomes two new executives to their team, Dietmar Wennemer joins as CEO and Chris Ramuscak joins as Chief Operating Officer

  • Steve Bradwell former Senior Data Strategist at Fairventure Lab joins new insurtech startup First Acre Insurance as their Head of Technology

  • Brian Douglas joins League as VP Talent

  • Kaitlyn Buse joins Figbytes as Sr. Human Resources Manager

  • Michael Aristocrat joins Varicent as Growth Lead

  • Elly Bradley, former Director of Talent at TextNow, joined CaseWare International as Head of Programs, HR Operations

  • Eric Nicolaisen is now Software R&D Site Manager - Waterloo at Lincoln Electric Automation

  • Michael Irvine is now Head of Marketing at Goodside

  • Saibal Chakraburtty Director of Technical Program Management at Cognitive Systems Corp.

  • John Shackleton former OpenText CEO, to Lead FutureVault as Chief Executive Officer

  • Nigel Vanderlinden former Chief Revenue Officer at Plum joins Powernoodle as their new CEO

  • Sarah Eisenbach joins InMoment as their VP of Sales Strategy

  • Matt Collaton is now VP Sales at AirMatrix

  • Alexander Schwertner is now VP Product at Crowdriff

  • Erin Arnold previously at PointClickCare, is now Director, People & Culture at ACTO

  • Ashleigh Grey, previously VP Strategic Partnerships at is now VP, Partners & Alliances at Vidyard

  • Tara Janke has joined as’s Chief Technology Officer while Chris Cottle and Tim Fisher have taken on the roles of Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer

  • Hussam Ayyad is now Chief Accelerator Officer at Highline Beta

  • Peter Gould is now Head of Channel Partnerships at Ride Co.

What We're Working On:

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  • VP Drives - Cleantech/Hardware- Kitchener-Waterloo

  • VP Control + Firmware - Cleantech/Hardware-Kitchener-Waterloo

  • VP Machines - Cleantech/Hardware-Kitchener-Waterloo

  • VP Simulation - Cleantech/Hardware-Kitchener-Waterloo

  • VP Engineering - Compliance/ Risk Management, SaaS-GTA/Remote

  • VP Sales - Compliance/ Risk Management, SaaS-GTA/Remote

  • Head of Development - Early Stage, Digital Freight Network-Kitchener-Waterloo

  • Head of Marketing - B2C, SaaS-Kitchener-Waterloo

  • Sr. Product Marketing Manager - Remote-eCommerce/Loyalty-Kitchener-Waterloo/Remote

  • Product Marketing Manager - Edtech-Toronto/ Remote

  • Marketing Demand Manager - Hardware/Healthtech-Kitchener-Waterloo/Remote

  • Salesforce Manager - Healthtech-Toronto/Remote

  • User Experience Leader - Fintech-Toronto

  • QA Manager - Fintech-Toronto

  • Data Architect - Loyalty-Toronto

  • Senior UI Developer - IoT/Smart Buildings-Kitchener-Waterloo

Here we grow again!

We are thrilled to welcome, Ashley Gallant to the Artemis Canada team!

Salary Snapshot!

Let’s talk money!

This month we’re sharing salary insights for VPs of Sales, based on searches we’ve worked on in 2020 and thus far in 2021

All The News

Toronto incubator DMZ has unveiled a new community networking platform as part of the tech hub’s push to expand its programming for women entrepreneurs. Read More Google Canada has committed $2 million CAD to NPower Canada, Pathways to Education, the Toronto Public Library, and the YMCA to help young workers in underserved communities re-skill for jobs in tech. Read More The federal government is investing $44.3 million in 11 Canadian cleantech companies solving sustainability challenges across a number of sectors. Read More Kitchener-Waterloo-based quantum computing startup Quantum Benchmark has been acquired by Keysight Technologies. Read More Hamilton, Ontario-based software startup Ackroo is set to acquire InterActive DMS for $900,000. Read More Toronto-based healthtech startup Felix Health has announced the launch of a new virtual mental health service, as it looks to make mental health treatment more accessible and help to reduce the stigma and inconvenience associated with accessing it. Read More Toronto-Based Q4 files to go public on TSX. Read More Toronto-based IT consulting firm Sourced has been acquired by Amdocs. Read More Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) has partnered with the University of Washington’s (UW) Foster School of Business to launch CDL-Seattle, its third United States location, this fall. Read More BDC Capital is launching another $250 million CAD growth equity fund to help mid-market Canadian companies scale. Read More Nuvei is set to acquire FinTech and cryptocurrency startup Simplex. Read More Toronto-based Willful, which offers online will and estate planning, has launched a new national partnership with Allstate Insurance Company of Canada. Read More Kitchener retail brand Wolf and Grizzly has been acquired by Quebec-based “digital-first brand architects” Nolk. Read More

Funding News:

  • Relay Financial - 19.4M

  • Wealthsimple - 750M

  • Ada - 130M

  • Knix - 53M

  • Vetster - 12.25M

  • Vendasta - 119.5M

  • eSSENTIAL Accessibility - 55M

  • PartnerStack - 29M

  • Ledn - 30M

  • Xandu -100M

  • Tenstorrent - 200M

  • Fluence Technologies - 10M

  • CLC Network - 9M

  • Sherpa - 8.5M

  • Nanology Labs - 3M

  • Agnostiq - 2M

  • BuyProperly - 2M

  • Loopt - 1.7M

  • Myant - 1.5M

  • ALT TEX - 1.5M

  • OpenUnit - 1M

  • 7shifts - 21.5M

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