Posts Tagged:Canada

Wealthsimple raises the Fintech bar in Canada.

Michael Katchen just announced another big win for Canada. Wealthsimple has received the largest private tech investment in Canadian history. Meritech Capital and Greylock, two of the world’s premier #tech investors, are leading a $750 million investment round to help Wealthsimple do what we always believed it could: revolutionize the way we do money, and become the biggest consumer finance company in…

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TIME Most Influential Companies. Go Canada.

For the first time ever, TIME Magazine has released a list of its top 100 most influential companies, and it is amazing to see two Canadian businesses rocking the inventory. The inaugural list highlights 100 businesses making a major impact around the world, including our very own Shopify (thanks to rockstars Tobias Lütke and Harley Finkelstein and team), and Tilray (Brendan Kennedy and Irwin Simon), a B.C.-based cannabis company.  Check out the whole…

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$5 Million ways Google makes an Impact

$5 Million ways Google makes an Impact. Google believes technology can make a better world, faster. As we have seen from their many incredible initiatives, innovations, and moonshots, Google puts their money where their mouth is – they truly walk the walk. The Google Impact Challenge travels the world to different regions, asking local nonprofits…

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