Investment

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Sprout Fund II nears $10M target to put into seed-stage tech companies

Sprout Fund is quickly approaching the goal for its second fund, which will eventually provide momentum to a new group of seed-stage tech companies in Western Canada.

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Wyvern raises US$4.5M, enters Y Combinator

Edmonton-based space company Wyvern has been accepted into the Y Combinator technology accelerator, and has closed an oversubscribed seed round for US$2.25 million, led by MaC Venture Capital, in addition to US$2.25 million in pre-seed funding and support from the federal government.

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Protein chemist Hector Vega and CSO Arun Raturi in the Entos laboratory
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Entos and Lilly sign agreement to research and develop new brain-disease therapies

Edmonton-based Entos Pharmaceuticals has signed an agreement with Eli Lilly, giving the American pharmaceutical company exclusive rights to Entos's Fusogenix PLV technology for $50 million now and up to $400 million in the future.

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Nir Katchinskiy pitches PulseMedica
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Life Sciences Investment Summit aims to provide more than $1M to growing companies

Health innovators and entrepreneurs across Alberta have two more weeks to apply for the inaugural Startup TNT Life Sciences Investment Summit in March.

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Zack Storms speaks into a microphone
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Edmonton's startup ecosystem looks forward to more gatherings and investment growth in 2022

Edmonton's startup community is expecting 2022 to offer more clarity for the ecosystem, a surge of grassroots gatherings and initiatives, and opportunities to build upon successes from 2021.

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Cleantech ventures to pitch for $140K at upcoming investment summit
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Cleantech ventures to pitch for $140K at upcoming investment summit

Five companies will pitch to investors on March 11 for a shot at $140,000 at the Alberta Cleantech Investment Summit.

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