Nova Scotia committed $15M to a later stage VC fund ($50-75M) to be managed by Build Ventures and $10M to an early stage fund with fund manager to be chosen
Family office Cuna del Mar owned InnovaSea Systems acquired Amirix Systems parent company of Vemco, HTI-Vemco, Realtime Aquaculture
Affinio raised US $9M in Series B funding from Round13 Capital, Build Ventures, Whitecap Venture Partners, bringing total funding to almost US $14M
Dane Creek Capital Corp. closed acquisition of the non-manufacturing pet assets of Nature's Way Canada.
Appili Therapeutics raised $3,062,000 in tranched private placement from accredited investors and Innovacorp
Government of Canada, through Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), awarded $5.395M to vc-backed Metamaterial Technologies
LifeRaft raised $1.45 million common equity financing from Mike Durland's Melancthon Capital and others
DHX Media formed a special committee to explore and evaluate potential strategic alternatives focused on maximizing shareholder value.
Dane Creek Capital acquired 100% of Mountain Dog Enterprises , up to 49% of Totally Raw Natural Dog Food, 40% of Ontario based frozen raw pet food manufacturer
Innovacorp named Malcolm Fraser as its new President & CEO, replacing Stephen Duff who tendered his resignation in March
Social intelligence provider for corporate security, LifeRaft, secured new funding (photo credit: LifeRaft)
Champlain Financial acquired Riverside Lobster International and merged it with its recently acquired Chéticamp Fisheries International