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AGF Announces Extension of its Private Alternatives Platform

Diversifies into Private Equity and Venture Capital Through New Relationship with First Ascent Ventures AGF Management Limited (AGF) announced today a strategic private equity partnership with First Ascent Ventures (“First Ascent”) focused on investing in emerging technology companies that are building the next generation of disruptive, fast growing enterprise B2B software companies. AGF will make a $30 million cornerstone investor…
10 September 2021
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LinkSquares nabs $40M to expand its AI-powered contract platform

LinkSquares, a contract management and analytics tool for legal and finance teams, today announced that it raised $40 million in a series B funding round led by Sorenson Capital. The company, whose total funding stands at $61.4 million, says it’ll use the financing to expand its workforce, advance its technology, and develop strategic business partnerships. During the pandemic, legal departments and contract…
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Q4 files for IPO on TSX

CPE News (5/25/2021) – Q4 Inc. has filed a preliminary base PREP prospectus in connection with the proposed initial public offering (IPO) of its common shares and secondary offering if the over-allotment option is exercised. The financial terms of the offering are to be determined. Q4 has applied to list its common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the…
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DailyPay Raises $500 Million Of Capital, Powering Its Mission To Transform The Financial System

NEW YORK, May 18, 2021 — DailyPay, the leader in on-demand pay solutions for enterprises, today announced it has secured $500 million of capital. The company is announcing a $175 million Series D equity round led by Carrick Capital Partners with participation from existing investors. In addition, the company is announcing it has raised $325 million of credit capital from various sources. The Company intends to invest its newly raised capital…
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Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Cloud-Based PLM and PDM Provider Upchain

Today I am thrilled to share the news that we have completed our acquisition of Upchain, a provider of instant-on, cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) and product data management (PDM) solutions. The addition of Upchain to the Autodesk portfolio accelerates our mission to deliver the next-generation software platform for design and manufacturing and creates more value for customers by removing collaboration…
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Autodesk Acquires Upchain

Autodesk, the publicly-traded software company best known for its CAD and 3D modeling tools, today announced that it has acquired Upchain, a Toronto-based startup that offers a cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) service. The two companies, which didn’t disclose the acquisition price, expect the transaction to close by July 31, 2021. Since its launch in 2015, Upchain raised about $7.4…
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Autodesk To Acquire Cloud-Based PLM Software Firm Upchain

In recent years, Autodesk—the self-described “leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software”—has steadily expanded the reach and scope of its apps. In the past few months, I’ve gotten to tell some very cool stories surrounding those moves, including the company’s Series B investment in Factory_OS (modular housing solutions), its work in moviemaking with stop-motion animation masters LAIKA, and its support for the SnapEDA search…
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Autodesk Acquires Upchain

Autodesk, the publicly-traded software company best known for its CAD and 3D modeling tools, today announced that it has acquired Upchain, a Toronto-based startup that offers a cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) service. The two companies, which didn’t disclose the acquisition price, expect the transaction to close by July 31, 2021. Since its launch in 2015, Upchain raised about $7.4…
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Autodesk to Acquire Upchain to Accelerate Product Development Data and Processes in the Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2021 — Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Upchain, a provider of instant-on, cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) and product data management (PDM) solutions. The acquisition positions Autodesk to deliver more value for engineers, manufacturers, suppliers and other product stakeholders by increasing collaboration across the decentralized product value chain, regardless of…