Funds

Alberta and federal governments invest US $22.5M in Builders VC Fund I

Alberta Enterprise Corporation (AEC) and BDC Capital committed US $22.5 million to Builders VC’s inaugural fund. Mark Blackwell to manage Builders VC’s Calgary office

GLP, CPPIB and BCI form €1B European logistics facilities fund

GLP, British Columbia Investment Management Corp, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board formed €1 billion GLP Continental Europe Development Partners I, focusing on logistics facilities in Continental Europe

TELUS invests in Panache Ventures Investment Fund

TELUS joins Fonds de Solidarité, Investissement Québec, Alberta Eneterprise Corporation as institurional LP in Panache Ventures inevstment fund with target of 50M

Alate Partners launches Dream backed $40M Proptech seed fund

Alate Partners launched $40 million property technology fund backed by DREAM Unlimited Corp. (TSX: DRM), Dream Office REIT (TSX: D.UN) and Relay Ventures.

People

Kent Thexton joins Sierrra Wireless as President & CEO

Kent P. Thexton, Managing Partner and founder of ScaleUp Ventures, to formally join Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR; TSX: SW) as President & CEO in November 2018.

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Richard Remillard – Mental Health and Lost Productivity: A Perfect Storm?

Public and private resources have been mobilized in the battle against mental illness with the express purpose, amongst others, of improving productivity but with less than entirely clear results so far.

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