Investment

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Bloom reflects on awards and previews investment summit

Episode 37 of Taproot's podcast on innovation in Edmonton looks back at the ASTech Awards and looks ahead to Startup TNT's next investment summit.

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Founders and funders seek common understanding in maturing investment scene

The startup investing scene in Edmonton has evolved over the past three years, but venture capital's purpose is still not as well understood as it could be, says the co-organizer of an event that brought entrepreneurs and investors together during Edmonton Startup Week.

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Bigger Edmonton contingent joins Plug and Play Alberta's second batch

Six Edmonton-area companies and another with Edmonton roots have been accepted into the second cohort of Plug and Play Alberta's accelerator.

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Startup TNT creates shared space for investors downtown

Startup TNT has moved into a new space on 104 Street with a vision to get more investors together in one place and get more deals flowing in the city.

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Sprout.vc invests in telehealth startup Care2Talk

Edmonton-based venture capital firm Sprout.vc has invested in a health-tech communications company called Care2Talk, bringing the Victoria startup's fundraise to $1 million.

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Bloom: Flying Fish throws a line into Edmonton's waters

In Episode 19 of Bloom, Tiffany Linke-Boyko explains what kind of investment opportunities she's looking for as the recently hired principal for Canada with Flying Fish Partners.

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Bloom: In-real-life adventures at Inventures

In Episode 17 of Bloom, Faaiza Ramji tells her new co-host, Karen Unland, about her experience at Inventures, the Alberta Innovates conference that took place in Calgary from June 1 to 3.

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Platform for financial feminists expands to Edmonton

A platform that aims to increase access to women-led capital for women-led businesses is coming to Edmonton. The51, which started in Calgary, offers two separate funds and a membership that includes coaching and mentorship.

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New $10M ScaleGood Fund puts first investment into Areto Labs

The TELUS Community Safety and Wellness Accelerator has given birth to the ScaleGood Fund, a $10-million social impact fund that aims to bring venture capital to companies solving complex social issues with the promise of a strong financial return.

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