GreenSky Capital Inc. (“GreenSky”) is very pleased to announce the first close of its fourth affiliated venture fund, the GreenSky Accelerator Fund IV, LP (“the Fund”). The Fund has $15 million to invest in Canadian early-stage technology companies. The Fund’s limited partners are composed of a network of private Canadian and U.S. investors, many of whom have either invested in GreenSky’s previous three funds or were introduced by those who have.
Smart Skin Technologies Inc., a global leader in IIoT productivity solutions, raised $10.7 million CAD to accelerate the company’s growth in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Smart Skin supports 18 of the world’s 20 largest pharmaceutical companies and nearly every major bottling company in the world with their QuantifeelTM solutions, designed to improve production efficiency, yield and product quality.
Participants of BOOST Fredericton’s week-long Innovation Camp will get together to come up with innovative solutions to issues facing the city’s adoption of smart technology in the face of 5G infrastructure.
Kathryn Lockhart, Chief Executive Officer of Propel, will be a guest speaker at Startup Genome’s webinar on the topic of: Value Creation, Not Valuation: How to Attract Venture Capital and Build a Thriving Innovation Economy through Commercialization.
The webinar takes place MAY 11th, 12:00 – 1:00 pm Atlantic [8:00am – 9:00am San Francisco Time]
Other speakers include Max Menke, Founding Partner, GrowthX, Andrew Goldner, Co-founder, GrowthX, Martin Giese, Managing Director, XPRENEURS incubator, and Stephan Kuester, Head of Ecosystem Strategy at Startup Genome.
Hear how GrowthX is partnering with innovative tech ecosystems around the world to unlock exponential startup growth by embracing commercialization as the key to startup success. Startup Genome and GrowthX will show how private-public partnerships have transformed nascent startup ecosystems into thriving hotbeds of activity that are galvanizing previously cautious local venture capital dollars while creating a new wave of local, high growth businesses.
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After the energy sector and transportation, buildings account for the third largest portion of greenhouse gas emissions in Canada.
Join The Globe’s Alex Bozikovic and industry leaders as they explore the policies, industry approaches and strategies Canada can adopt to speed the reduction of emissions, as well as the next steps we can take to decarbonize buildings from design to operations.
THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2021 | 1:30 PM TO 2:30 PM EDT
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