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TriWest and Manitoba First Fund launch TriWest Opportunities Fund Manitoba

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TriWest Capital Partners and Manitoba First Fund (MFF) launched TriWest Opportunities Fund Manitoba with Gary Coleman leading as Senior Director. TriWest became 2nd fund manager, following Westcap Mgt. Ltd., to receive MFF funding to establish Winnipeg based investment fund.

Neurenati Therapeutics announces $1.2M seed financing

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Nicolas Pilon, Rodolphe Soret, and Axelys founded and Maxime Ranger led Neurenati Therapeutics secured $1.2M seed funding led by Genson Capital.

JAMP Pharma Group acquires Pharmalab’s manufacturing facility

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Louis Pilon majority owned and Fonds de solidarité FTQ backed JAMP Pharma acquired formerly Apax Partner controlled Pharmalab's manufacturing facility in Lévis, which ceased operations in August 2023.

The51 Food and AgTech Fund I holds new close

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Alison Sunstrum, Shelley Kuipers, and Yuan Shi led The51 Food and AgTech Fund I GP Inc. held new closing for The51 Food and AgTech Fund I LP, continuing fundraising toward $50M target.

Beedie Investments leads VIQ’s $1.62M private placement

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Beedie Investments acquired direct ownership in common shares of VIQ Solutions, leading VIQ's CDN $1.62M private placement with $474K investment for 3M common shares.

Roga Life secures pre-seed financing

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Ami Lebendiker and Dr. Alison Smith founded Roga Life reportedly raised $1M in pre-seed funding from Exceptional Ventures, Minded Ventures, the AngelList Fund, and others.

Parallel Studios secures new financing

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Sascha Mojtahedi, Paul Chan, and Perry Haldenby led blockchain/NFT sci-fi card game developer, Parallel Studios, closed a new round of financing.

Canadian Tire’s Roller Labs Ventures invests in Catch+Release

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Analisa Goodin led Catch+Release secured new investment from Roller Labs Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited.

Elevated Signals secures $7.9M Series A financing

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Amar Singh, Hardeep Shoker and Benn Mapes founded Elevated Signals secured $7.9M Series A funding led by Yaletown Partners with participation from Third Kind Venture Capital, WGD Capital, Colin Harris, Raiven Capital, and Pareto Holdings.

Helcim secures US $20M Series B financing

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Nicolas Beique, Marjorie Junio-Read, and Brett Popkey led Helcim secured US $20M Series B funding led by Headline with participation of Clocktower Ventures, Vesey Ventures, SilverCircle, Information Venture Partners and Aquiline Technology Growth. King Goh, Partner at Headline, joined Helcim board.

Sonus Microsystems announces $2.1M pre-seed financing

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Dr. Hani Eskandari, Dr. Robert Rohling, Dr. Carlos D. Gerardo and Dr. Edmond Cretu led Sonus Microsystems secured $2.1M pre-seed funding led by LDV Capital with participation from private investors. Evan Nisselson, GP at LDV Capital, joined Sonus board.

Fonds de solidarité invests $50M, leading $110M financing in Rogers Sugar

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Rogers Sugar to raise $110M with $50M from Fonds de solidarité FTQ, $10M from Belkorp Industries and $50M from a bought deal offering led by BMO Nesbitt Burns and National Bank Financial The financing size may upsize to $126.5M if over-allotment option is exercised in full.

Environmental 360 Solutions secures financing

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OPTrust and Canadian Business Growth Fund backed Environmental 360 Solutions Ltd. closed a new round of financing.

AVAC officially rebrands as Verdex Capital

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Martin Vetter led AVAC Group officially announced changing its name to Verdex Capital

China Shandong government controlled Yintai Gold to acquire Osino for $368M

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Shandong Gold/Shandong government controlled Yintai Gold Co. to acquire Osino Resources Corp. for CDN $1.90 per share for approximately CDN $368M

ZayZoon secures Series B2 financing

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ZayZoon, a provider of Earned Wage Access (EWA) for small and mid-sized businesses, has completed a Series B add-on financing.

Taalas raises Series A funding

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Taalas Inc., a stealth semiconductor company formed by former executives of Tenstorrent, completed major Series A financing round.

iCON Infrastructure and CDPQ to acquire QSL International

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iCON Infrastructure LLP and CDPQ, in partnership with management shareholders led by CEO Robert Bellisle, to acquire QSL International Ltd. from founder Denis Dupuis for undisclosed amount.

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