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June 2020

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Enterprise Data Management Leader ThinkData Raises $8M in Series A Funding

TORONTO, ON – June 25, 2020 - ThinkData Works, Inc. (@thinkdataworks) announced today that it has raised $8 million (CAD) in Series A financing led by BDC Capital Inc (BDC ICE Fund) and Yaletown Capital Partners with participation by existing investors, First Ascent Ventures and Extreme Venture Partners. ThinkData’s end-to-end data management platform, Namara, streams data from any source in the…
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Managing and growing your business in a challenging macro environment – Podcast

EPISODE DETAILS / TRANSCRIPT EPISODE SUMMARY Tony van Marken knows what it takes to climb a financial mountain, so how are successful start-ups managing under COVID-19? EPISODE NOTES Tony van Marken knows what it takes to climb a financial mountain, so how are successful start-ups managing under COVID-19? The managing partner of First Ascent Ventures explains why not all technology companies are…
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First Ascent Ventures Privacy Series: Managing Business Travel After COVID-19

Is your business prepared for the risks associated with employee travel, post COVID-19? If not, now is the time to consider those risks and implement plans to reduce them. No one can pinpoint the exact timing of a return to business travel, but businesses (both startup and enterprise) must have plans in place for an eventual return of the“traveling employee”. Companies…
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AI STARTUP RUBIKLOUD TO BE ACQUIRED BY OTTAWA-BASED KINAXIS FOR $81.4 MILLION CAD

OTTAWA, ON, June 15, 2020 - Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX: KXS), the authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Toronto-based Rubikloud, a disruptive, emerging provider of AI solutions that automate supply chain prescriptive analytics and decision-making in the retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries. Globally-recognized retailers and CPG manufacturers in the…
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Announcing our partnership with JPMorgan Chase

We are excited to announce our partnership with JPMorgan Chase, which is now offering Sensibill’s receipt capture and management solution through the Chase Mobile app! With the Chase Mobile Banking app, everyday banking customers can manage home office expenses, submit proof of purchase for insurance claims, track their spending at a granular level, and much more. Chase has created a…
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Sensibill Partners with Chase for Digital Receipt Management

Toronto, ON - June 11th 2020 - Sensibill has partnered with Chase to provide the bank with its digital receipt management solution, making it easier and quicker than ever before for Chase customers to make returns, submit warranties and expenses, track spending and manage their financial health. “Chase has created a digital banking experience that makes it easier for consumers…
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New Product from AI Contract Management Company LinkSquares Covers the Contract Creation Process

LinkSquares, a Boston-based company that provides AI-based contract management and analysis platform for corporate legal departments, is today announcing the roll-out later this month of a product that extends its platform to the pre-signature, contract-generation process, to offer enterprises an end-to-end platform for drafting, reviewing and managing contracts. The company says that the new product, called LinkSquares Finalize, will work…