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With new Thrive platform, BDC commits half a billion dollars to invest in Canadian women-led startups and funds

BDC Capital’s Women in Technology Venture Fund team has its second fund, lots more capital, and an expanded mandate. The Business Development Bank of…

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Sandpiper Ventures closes $20 million first fund focused on early-stage, women-led tech startups
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Sandpiper Ventures closes $20 million first fund focused on early-stage, women-led tech startups

Sandpiper sees “huge … and untapped opportunity” to back more women entrepreneurs amid market downturn. Halifax-based Sandpiper Ventures has completed the final close for…

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Spring Activator launches Women-led Impact Investor Challenge with Telus Pollinator Fund

The previous edition of the fund focused on healthcare, naming UVX Inc. as the winner. Vancouver-based incubator and accelerator Spring Activator has expanded its…

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