Lighter Capital, a US provider of growth capital to tech startups, is making its debt financing offerings, including term loans and lines of credit, available to the Canadian market.
Toronto, Canada-based marketing platform Parent Life Network signed a deal with Ideon Media and SavvyMom Media to acquire online business and events directory Help! We’ve Got Kids (HWGK).
BluWave-ai, an Ottawa, Canada-based cleantech startup, raised $3.9M in seed financing.
Ada, a Toronto, Canada-based Automated Customer Experience (ACX) platform provider, raised $44m in Series B funding.
Sofinnova Investments, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical investment firm, added Jonathan Leff, M.D. to the investment team as an Executive Partner.
Checkfront, a Victoria, BC, Canada-based independent booking management platform for travel experiences, closed a $9.3M Series A funding round.
Validere, a Calgary and Toronto, Canada- and Houston, TX-based informatics platform that enables energy companies to realize efficiencies through real-time product quality insights, raised US $15m USD ($20,551,275 CAN) in Series A funding.
Paper (fka GradeSlam), a Montreal, Canada-based education company, raised 7.5m USD in funding.
Venture capital firm Portag3 Ventures p3vc.com appointed Chris O’Neill as a Partner, based in San Francisco.
Funds managed by Blackstone (NYSE:BX)’s Blackstone Energy Partners completed the acquisition of NRStor C&I L.P., a Toronto, Canada-based developer of battery storage solutions, targeting scale storage deployment opportunities in North America.
SkyX, a Toronto, Canada-based aerial data solutions provider, received an investment from Drone Fund, an investment firm based in Tokyo that specializes in investing globally across the drone space, including aerial mobility, drone technologies and DaaS solutions.
ISO Office, a Canadian FinTech company, has been acquired by SuzoHapp, a technology company providing software and hardware for cash handling automation and self-service solutions globally.
ClaroNav, a Toronto, Canada-based surgical navigation technology company, closed its first external equity financing round.
Duo Bank of Canada, a Toronto, Canada-based financial services provider supported by Stephen Smith, Centerbridge Partners L.P. and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, is to acquire all outstanding shares of Fairstone Financial Holdings Inc., which includes all operating subsidiaries, from an investor group led by J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC and Värde Partners, Inc.
PocketPills, a Toronto, Canada-based full-service digital pharmacy that delivers medication directly to patients, raised $7.35m in Series A funding.