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.
Mert Mumtaz, Liam Vovk and Nicolas Pennie founded Helius secured US $9.5M Series A funding led by Foundation Capital, with participation from Reciprocal Ventures, 6th Man Ventures, Chapter One, Propel, Balaji Srinivasan, Anatoly Yakovenko, Raj Gokal, and Kyle Samani, and others.
Kaylan Pepin and Roman Hartmann founded Levr Technologies (Levr.ai) secured $1 million in addition pre-seed funding by way of follow-on investment from Weave VC and Sprout Fund II as well as several new investors.
Alik Sokolov, Joseph Hydoski and Vova Golubin founded Sibli secured US $4.5M seed funding led by Staircase Ventures with participation of The Group Ventures, Burst Capital, MaRS IAF, and private investors. Janet Bannister from Staircase joined Sibli board of directors.
Connor Atchison and Jenna Earnshaw founded Wisedocs secures US $9.5M Series A funding led by Information Venture Partners, with participation of Thomson Reuters Ventures and ManchesterStory.
Spellbook closes its tranched US $20M Series A funding led by Inovia Capital with participation of Thomson Reuters Ventures, The Legaltech Fund, Bling Capital, Moxxie Ventures, Concrete Ventures, Path Ventures, N49P and Good News Ventures.
Sam Youssef led Valsoft Corporation Inc. secured US $170M in growth funding led by Coatue and Viking Global Investors. Hans Reuter, Managing Director of Viking Global Investors, joined Valsoft board of directors.
KPMG Private Enterprise acquired accounting and advisory firm Ruby Stein Wagner from partners Hachem Halabi, Joseph Havas, Kyriakos Linardakis, and Peter Linardakis.
AGF Private Capital, AGF Management Limited's private markets business, to acquire majority of Kensington Capital Partners Limited. Kensington’s senior managing directors, Tom Kennedy, Richard Nathan and Eamonn McConnell, will continue to manage Kensington, working closely with Ash Lawrence, Head of AGF Private Capital.
Monex Group, Inc. acquired majority stake of 3iQ Digital Holdings, Inc. from Frederick Thomas Pye, CoinShares International Limited, Van Eck Associates Corp., and other shareholders, for US $39.8M
FINSIGHT Group to vote against Sumeru Equity Partners proposed acquisition of Q4, "a premature and opportunistic transfer of value from minority (non-rolling) shareholders to insiders, Ten Coves Capital, Darrell F. Heaps (CE0), W. Neil Murdoch (director) and Beven Gray, and to the purchaser."
iA Financial Group invested $25M for a 10% equity interest in AutoCanada's business unit that will sell finance, insurance and warranty products to buyers of private owner-sold vehicles on Kijiji's online marketplaces.
Jonah Chininga, James Muhato and Sergio Fernandez founded Woveo secured $2.3M in seed funding from BKR Capital, Relay Ventures, The Northpine Foundation, Gary Schwartz and The Canadian Lenders Association. BKR's Lise Birikundavyi, Relay's Alex Baker, and Schwartz joined Woveo board.
TMX Group Limited to acquire remaining 78% of VettaFi Holdings LLC from Aretex Capital Partners, Tom Lydon and others for US $848M, for full ownership acquisition of US $1.03B, including TMX previous 22% investment in VettaFi in January 2023.