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Update from a GAN Investee Company: Cribcut or should we say BRIGHT!

Bright | September 2nd, 2020TLDR: 5 paying customers on Bright Pass, Thomson Reuters completed trial, iOS and Android mobile apps are launched, graduated the Brandery accelerator.Including today, it’s been 58 days since we’ve rebranded Cribcut to Bright and launched an entirely new…
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Technologists: Consider Canada

 Written By: Tim Bray and Iain KlugmanTim Bray is a software technologist based in Vancouver, B.C. and a former vice president and Distinguished Engineer at Amazon Web Services. Iain Klugman is CEO of Communitech, an innovation hub in Waterloo, Ontario, and a…
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Premier Ford, Minister Fedeli and Minister Romano Make an Announcement

This announcement from Premier Ford, Minsiter Fedeli and Minister Romano comes from the headquarters of a Georgian Angel Network company; Armen (Intellijoint CEO) speaks at the 1:55 mark.  Learn more about Intellijoint here. 

Canadian Government in partnership with the Federal Government, launched the $57-million Digital Main Street initiative

On July 9th, our Government in partnership with the Federal Government, launched the $57-million Digital Main Street initiative. The initiative is aiding up to 22,900 small businesses to create, launch and enhance their online presence and expand their reach to…
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The Town of Innisfil is partnering with the DMZ, one of Canada’s leading technology startup accelerators, to host Basecamp

Are you a high school, college or university student who is interested in startups and learning more about the world of entrepreneurship and technology?  The Town of Innisfil is partnering with the DMZ, one of Canada’s leading technology startup accelerators, to…
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CANADIAN ANGEL GROUPS MIXED ON CAPITAL AVAILABILITY IN COVID-19 WORLD

Article written by: AVERY MULLEN  | CANADIAN STARTUP NEWS  | MAY 29, 2020As COVID-19 forces angel investor groups to move their activities online, industry leaders have mixed views about the outlook for capital availability.BetaKit spoke with the heads of three angel…
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Q&A: Alibaba.com exec on how the pandemic is digitizing B2B commerce and what the crisis will change about the industry permanently

Article written by: Daniel Keyes | May 29, 2020In addition to damaging business-to-consumer (B2C) retail, the coronavirus pandemic has complicated business-to-business (B2B) sales: 47% of B2B e-commerce executives polled by Digital Commerce 360 agreed that buyer confidence is declining and impacting their businesses. And considering…
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THE INTERNET OF MEDICAL THINGS: The coronavirus is catalyzing a need for healthcare IoT in the US — here’s how connectivity and technology providers are carving out their place in the market

Article written by: Rayna Hollander | May 21, 2020KEY POINTSHealthcare providers have been turning to the Internet of Things (IoT) to facilitate their digital transformation since before the coronavirus hit the US — but the pandemicis catalyzing a greater need for the Internet…
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Barrie COVID-19 Business Response Action Plan

For those of our members, supporters and observers within the City of Barrie limits. Please take a moment to review Barrie’s COVID-19 Business Response Action Plan. “Invest Barrie has initiated the Barrie Business Response Action Plan which includes items that will…
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