2014

December 10th, 2014
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Online home improvement retailer BuildDirect, led by cofounders Jeff Booth and Rob Banks, recently raised a $50 million round of investment led by the Bank of Montreal.
December 10th, 2014
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On the heels of a string of successful financings for promising technology companies in the past year, Vancouver-based BuildDirect, an online home improvement retailer, has announced its second financing of the year.
December 1st, 2014
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The Scientist’s annual Top 10 Innovations competition recognizes the year's best new products.
November 21st, 2014
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In order to create an online store for home building and renovation materials, BuildDirect first had to develop its own logistics network.
November 21st, 2014
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In order to create an online store for home building and renovation materials, BuildDirect first had to develop its own logistics network.
November 19th, 2014
The C100 recently held its annual Accelerate Toronto event. These events, which take place across the country, celebrate and showcase technology entrepreneurship and innovation. This year’s theme was about scaling from anywhere, and as co-chair of the C100, Katherine Barr has firsthand exposure to what it takes to successfully grow a technology company.
November 13th, 2014
Chicago-based social engagement platform Earshot is joining the movement with its own social relevancy score. Called the Decibel Level, it is a measurement of whether a person is a good prospect for a sale or other conversion in a given brand campaign.
October 22nd, 2014
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The virtual health care platform HealthTap has launched a new service called “Concierge,” which allows users to connect with their own primary care doctor, or with a specialist, in all 50 states.
October 20th, 2014
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Sequenta, Inc., a biotechnology company developing clinical diagnostics based on immune cell receptor genes, today announced an equity investment by Celgene Corporation and other strategic investors.
October 6th, 2014
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Infusionsoft today announced it closed $55 million in Series D growth financing. The investment was led by Bain Capital Ventures with participation from prior investors.