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Edmonton Taproot
October 12, 2024
MercatorAI Founder Chloe Smith Awarded Most Promising Founder Award
October 26, 2023
Arteria AI Closes $46 Million CAD Series B
Automotive News Canada
September 5, 2023
Data Will Drive Success in EV Manufacturing - Interview with Greta Cutulenco
July 18, 2023
Metafold 3D Closes $2.35 Million CAD To Fuel Industrial Adoption of 3D Printing
Venture capital journal
July 11, 2023
CIBC Innovation banking Adds C$7M To Growth Financing of Bridgit
June 27, 2023
MintList auction platform makes bid for dealers in Ontario
May 1, 2023
Odaia Closes $34Million CAD Series B to Fix "Bottleneck" In Drug Delivery Process
March 24, 2023
Mercator AI Raises $5.1Million CAD as it Develops Early Project Detection Tool For Construction
February 28, 2023
AssistIQ Raises $2.5 Million CAD To Cut Down On Medical Waste In Hospitals
January 4, 2023
AmacaThera Has Received Grant Funding From The Innovations for Vets QuickFire Challenge: Lung Cancer & Physical Trauma
June 27, 2022
Mercator AI Raises $1M CAD to Fuel North American Expansion
May 17, 2022
Arteria AI, Goldman Sachs, And The Transformation Of Financial Legal Documents
March 1, 2022
Disco closes $15 million Series A round from investors behind MasterClass, Coursera to scale its live learning platform
February 21, 2022
These Tech Companies Are Helping To Solve The Construction Worker Labor Shortage
February 13, 2022
Who Are Canada's 'Soonicorns'?
February 10, 2022
ODAIA secures $17.5 million CAD to help pharma firms focus their sales and marketing with AI
February 10, 2022
ODAIA raises $13.8M for its AI-powered commercial insights platform for pharma companies
January 27, 2022
MintList secures $2.76 million to fuel growth of online auto sales platform
December 15, 2021
Sampler partners with UNFI to give suppliers an innovative solution to create trial for their brands
The Globe and Mail
December 14, 2021
‘Hustle and a will to win’ help Stephany Lapierre secure $50-million funding for her supply chain software seller TealBook
December 14, 2021
Tealbook looks to become global leader in supply chain data with $50 million in new funding
December 2, 2021
Arteria AI pens deal to acquire assets of H4
Business Wire
November 30, 2021
My Intelligent Machines Receives the 2021 AI Innovation Award Granted by ADRIQ
November 29, 2021
How Katherine Regnier Found the Right Enterprise Customers for Coconut Software
November 19, 2021
Fintech and healthtech startup Aya comes out of "stealth" with $3.7 million CAD in seed financing
The Globe & Mail
November 16, 2021
Coconut Software is banking on a vertical strategy
October 26, 2021
Bridgit secures $24M CAD in funding to provide construction companies with ‘workforce intelligence’
October 5, 2021
Coconut software on growth trajectory with $28 Million CAD series B funding
Global Newswire
October 5, 2021
Coconut Software Closes $28M CAD Series B Funding Round, Led by Klass Capital
Pharmaceutical Technology
June 17, 2021
ODAIA: Changing the face of pharma sales with AI
Yahoo Finance
May 20, 2021
Social Video-At-Scale Platform StoryTap Scales Up With Seed Round led by Refinery Ventures and StandUp Ventures
May 18, 2021
With its platform now on the market, ODAIA bets on pharma
Toronto Star
April 21, 2021
Tech startups give auto sector a digital edge
March 24, 2021
Virtual live learning platform Disco raises $6 million CAD seed round
The Globe and Mail
March 24, 2021
Serial entrepreneurs launch new teaching platform Disco for experts to share wisdom
March 22, 2021
Deloitte spin-out company Arteria AI raises $13.7 million CAD Series A round
Business Wire
February 22, 2021
AmacaThera Announces Close of Oversubscribed Series A Financing to Advance a Novel Post-Operative, Nonopioid Pain Therapy in Clinical Trials
February 8, 2021
Tealbook founder Stephany Lapierre and Michelle McBane reflect after closing $18-million Series A round
CBC News
November 10, 2020
Engineering professor who designs gels to mimic human tissues wins Canada's top science prize
October 20, 2020
AmacaThera to commence Phase 1 clinical trial for non-opioid, post-operative pain management
University of Waterloo Engineering
September 10, 2020
AI spinoff Acerta secures $9 million to fuel growth
September 1, 2020
AutoTech startup Acerta secures $5 million USD of new capital in OMERS-led Series A
The Globe and Mail
July 15, 2020
Toronto online product sampling company Sampler sees business soar as in-store sampling comes to a halt
PR Newswire
February 4, 2020
Nudge Rewards Continues Rapid Growth Trajectory With Appointments of New CRO and Industry Veteran Board Members
PR Newswire
August 16, 2019
Nudge Rewards raises $9.3 million, led by Chicago-based Jump Capital to scale growth and drive innovation in employee experience management
March 5, 2019
Emovi raises $15 million CAD Series C led by TVM Capital Life Science
The Globe and Mail
StandUp Ventures portfolio founder Molly Shoichet is celebrated by The Globe and Mail for her injectable hydrogel platform technology
Following a year of growth, healthtech startup My Intelligent Machines raises $5 million
Jombone Secures $1Million From Feddev to Address Industrial Staffing Needs
RBC Disrupters Podcast
April 29, 2022
Podcast: The Way Forward: The Push for Women’s Inclusion in VC
The Conference Board of Canada
March 30, 2022
Parallel Paths, Unique Challenges
Neal Dempsey Presents Passing The Mic: The VC Exchange
March 14, 2022
Podcast: Passing the Mic The VC Exchange - Michelle McBane
The Globe and Mail
September 23, 2021
StandUp Ventures raises $30-million plus for second fund to back promising, women-led Canadian startups
September 23, 2021
StandUp Ventures reveals second fund dedicated to women-led startups with $30 million initial close
StandUp Ventures
July 9, 2021
Michelle McBane On Shrinking the Gender Investing Gap in VC
CIBC Innovation Banking Podcast
July 9, 2021
Podcast: Standing up to close the venture capital gender gap with StandUp Ventures’ Michelle McBane
March 26, 2021
StandUp Ventures Managing Director Michelle McBane discusses investing in women with Crunchbase
Crunchbase News
March 25, 2021
Strategy Session: Toronto’s StandUp Ventures Celebrates Female-Founded Companies
Fast Frontiers
February 1, 2021
Tim Schigel hosts Michelle McBane on Refinery Ventures podcast, ‘Fast Frontiers’
Bay Street Bull
June 30, 2020
StandUp Ventures included the sixth annual Power 50 list by Bay Street Bull
Move the Dial
March 10, 2020
Women Founders Rejoice: StandUp Ventures secures over $21 million for funding
March 5, 2020
StandUp Ventures holds final close, secures $21M for Women-Focused Fund