Tempo, a SRI-incubated smart calendar app that launched in February, is announcing that it has raised a $10 million Series A. The round was led by Relay Ventures and Sierra Ventures. Relay also led Tempo’s (previously unannounced) $2.5 million seed round, and the company’s other seed investors — Mayfield Fund, Horizon... more.
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by Kirk Falconer Relay Ventures is just over a year old. The firm, with offices in Toronto and Menlo Park, Calif., focuses on early-stage mobile connectivity opportunities, officially launched in March 2012 with the merger of JLA Ventures and RBC Ventures. The firm started out with approximately US$500 million in partnership capital, which included BlackBerry® Partners... more.
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ClearFit Secures $7 million in Series A Funding Round, led by GrandBanks Capital and Relay Ventures Company plans to grow team; aims to fix North America’s hiring problem for the construction, retail, restaurant, hospitality and franchise industries TORONTO – March 21, 2013 – ClearFit, the company that makes it easy... more.
CANADA COMPETES A venture capitalist’s message to Canadians: Go big or go home DAWN CALLEJA The Globe and Mail If you’re a Canadian entrepreneur trying to fight your way to the top of the high-tech food chain – and not just in Canada – you will likely find yourself, at... more.