Cummins (NYSE: CMI) made additional milestone investment in Loop Energy, provider of fuel cell electric range extenders for medium and heavy-duty transport applications. Wayne Eckerle, Cummins VP of Global Research and Technology, joined Loop Energy’s Board
Checkfront secured $9.3M Series A funding led by Framework Venture Partners with participation of PenderFund, Conconi Growth Partners and Royal Bank of Canada. Andrew Lugsdin of Framework will join Checkfront board.
Water purification cleantech company Acuva Technologies Inc. secured $5.4M funding. The company previously raised funding from entrepreneurship@UBC Ventures, BDC Capital, Interwest Enterprises, Genome BC, Western Economic Diversification Canada