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Top Hat – Why We Invested
June 14, 2017

Today we are excited to announce our investment in Top Hat, the platform that is enabling universities, professors and students to…

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Why Entrepreneurs Should (Occasionally) Think Like VCs
April 27, 2017

Every day an entrepreneur is challenged with a near impossible balancing act: Should I spend more to hire this amazing VP…

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Go to Market Fit: Achieving Sustainable Growth
March 1, 2017

Why do many companies sprint from initial concept to product/market fit, only to see their growth and market position stagnate? Why…

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The 3 Things That Matter When Raising Money: Engagement, Momentum and Storytelling.
January 17, 2017

Founders often ask me for advice on how to go about raising their next round. “What are the metrics a VC…

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Toronto is Proving To Be a Hotbed For Machine Learning
November 1, 2016

We have been astounded by the quality and depth of talent in the Toronto machine learning ecosystem. This is an article our…

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Dyn DNS DDoS likely the work of script kiddies, says Flashpoint
October 26, 2016

Absolutely love it when one of your portfolio companies is breaking the news on a massive DDoS attack that has taken…

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360insights Raises $30 million to Fuel Global Growth of Channel Success Platform
October 19, 2016

This is a follow on investment for us, and we continue to be huge supporters of Jason and the incredible company he…

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Flashpoint Expands into Business Risk Intelligence (BRI), Raises $10M in Funding
July 12, 2016

It is rare in venture capital that you find a company that is both an excellent fast growing business, but also…

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LinkedIn: A Monetization Story
June 17, 2016

The LinkedIn Acquisition: A Monetization Story Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that Microsoft announced some monstrous news…

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Zaius Raises $8 Million to Fuel Explosive B2C CRM Customer Growth
June 15, 2016

We’re very excited to announce our new investment in Zaius. We fundamentally believe there is a real need for a B2C…

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