iNovia Capital

In Canada’s cloud services market, venture investment opportunities abound

Canada will be home to a new venture capital fund that will invest in enterprise cloud startups. Its backer? Salesforce Ventures, the global investment arm of Salesforce, a leading cloud-hosted busin

Former Google CFO Patrick Pichette just joined the world of venture capital

Almost exactly three years ago, Patrick Pichette surprised industry observers when he left his powerful job as the CFO of Google to, well, enjoy his life. As he described the decision at the time, he

Clearpath Robotics raises $30 million to become a Tesla for the factory floor

Ontario tech firm Clearpath Robotics has raised $30 million in a Series B round of venture funding to scale up production of its self-driving vehicles. They’re not exactly Teslas or Google self-driv

Enterprise SaaS Marketplace AppDirect Raises $140M Series E Round Led By J.P. Morgan

AppDirect makes it easier for enterprises to buy cloud services from the likes of Box, Google, Symantec and others (and serves as a kind of referral service for these businesses). The company today an

Luxury Retreats, An Airbnb For High-End Homes And Guests, Raises $11M

As Airbnb continues to add more features to its online accommodation rental marketplace to meet demands both from regulators and its growing audience of hosts and guests, a startup in the same space

Retail Software Startup LightSpeed Raises $35 Million From iNovia

LightSpeed wants to provide the software and services that help brick-and-mortar retailers increase sales and improve the general customer experience. To do that, the company has raised $35 million in

Online Targeting Company Resonate Networks Raises $5 Million

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/resonate.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.resonatenetworks.com/">Resonate Networks</a>, a US-based online ad targeting company, has

Tween Virtual World Woozworld Spins Off From Tribal Nova, Raises $3 Million

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/woozworld.jpg" class="shot2" /><a href="http://www.woozworld.com/">Woozworld</a>, a virtual world for tweens (ages 9-14), has scored $3 millio

StatusNet (Of Identi.ca Fame) Raises $875,000 To Become The WordPress Of Microblogging

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/StatusNetlogo-215x109.png" width="215" height="109" /> Montreal-based <a href="http://status.net/">StatusNet</a>, the company behind the open