SkyX, a Markham, Ontario, Canada-based aerospace group that has developed a self-charging drone for use in the monitoring of long-range assets like oil and gas pipelines, raised USD$4m of a planned USD$5m investment from Kuang-Chi Group.
Vesta Energy Corp., a Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based exploration and production company, raised C$295m in equity financing.
eDynamic Learning, a Kelowna, British Columbia-based provider of online courses for the U.S. middle and high school market, secured an undisclosed amount of funding.
Leavetown, a Vancouver, Canada-based vacation booking service for mountain and nature destinations, has acquired adventure tech sharing economy startups ShareShed and Guiides.
Nymi, a Toronto, Canada-based creator of wearable authenticator Nymi Band, closed a US$15m Series B round of funding.
Invenia, a Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada-based creator of a machine learning platform that optimizes power grids and reduces harmful emissions, raised USD$5M in Series A funding.
Wealthsimple, a Toronto, Canada- and NYC-based online investing company, raised $37M ($50MCAD) in Series B funding.
Fluent.ai, a Montreal, Canada-based developer of AI voice interface technology, closed a CA$1.8m seed funding.
Cannabco Pharmaceutical Corp., a Canadian cannabis producer, secured $24M financing.
Pythian, an Ottawa, Canada-based global technology services company, closed a $15m mezzanine financing with BDC Capital.
Hootsuite, a Vancouver, BC-based social media management platform, has launched a $5m multi-year fund.
Microdermics, a Vancouver, Canada-based developer of an innovative microneedle platform that provides delivery of vaccines and biologics, closed a $1M financing round.
GoFetch.ca, a Vancouver, Canada-based dog-sitting platform, closed a $1.4m seed funding round.
Alert Labs Inc., a Kitchener, Ontario, Canada-based designer of cellular-connected home protection technology, raised a funding round of undisclosed amount.
Tasktop, a Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada-based provider of a Software Lifecycle Integration (SLI) platform, raised $11.3m in second funding.