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Early-Stage Companies

InitLive Launches a Promising New Partnership

Portfolio company InitLive was pleased to announce this Quarter that they secured a significant new partnership. Salesforce.org recognized the company as an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partner, and launched the InitLive staff and volunteer management SaaS on the influential Salesforce AppExchange global marketplace. This recognition is the result of a set of integration work the…

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Teldio Is Seizing a Leading Position in the Emerging Edge Computing Market

Edge Computing is a distributed computing paradigm that places computing, analytics, storage and other IT resources closer to the sources of inputs, triggers, data — at the ‘edge’ of the network, so to speak. The model works in concert with cloud computing services where appropriate (based on the specific Use Cases), and improves application response…

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Pretio Interactive Exits the Portfolio; Billi Labs Enters

This Quarter, Alacrity Canada portfolio company Pretio Interactive, a data-driven media-buying agency for mobile application brands, announced the sale of the company to Bold Collective, a California-based growth marketing firm. As part of the deal, many of the current Pretio team transferred with the company and now work for Bold Collective. The remaining staff, however,…

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University of Ottawa and Wesley Clover Partner to Launch Alacrity Ottawa

This Quarter saw the latest member of the Alacrity Global ecosystem of technology start-up programs come to life with the launch of a home-town instance — Alacrity Ottawa. This partnership will marry Masters level academic learning with hands-on business and technology work placements, supported by experienced mentorship, to build new Canadian technology entrepreneurs and companies.…

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The Investment Landscape for 2021 — Insights From Alacrity Global

Digital Transformation (DX) are just two words that could be used in describing the global tech industry of 2020. The past year brought about an unprecedented level of digitization and accelerated adoption of technologies across all business sectors. Companies providing solutions that supported, enhanced or enabled that digital transformation journey were able to achieve in…

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Hyalto Strengthens Its Foundations In Synch With Strong Market Outlook

The impacts of the pandemic on enterprises everywhere have meant opportunity for many of the Managed Service Providers (MSPs) who support these businesses, and who constitute the HyAlto target market and customer base. But those opportunities did not materialize as quickly as the pandemic itself did. Through the middle of 2020, like so many companies,…

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Security Operations Centers (Socs) Need A Clear Picture Of Their Evolving IT Environments

OverSOC, part of the Alacrité France cohort of start-up companies in Lille, France, continued to make client progress over the Quarter with their innovative SaaS. The 3D, real-time mapping and analysis application has been designed specifically for enterprise IT teams and SOCs. It enables better collaboration between CISOs, IT leaders, analysts, cybersecurity experts and solution…

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Supporting The Increased Drive Toward Corporate Social Responsibility

More than ever, customers, investors, employees and others are taking an interest in the ways in which companies make positive social and community impacts when assessing their performance. This is in addition to, or in some cases even instead of, the traditional view of “how much revenue does the firm generate”. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)…

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A 2020 Portfolio Recap From Alacrity Global

As calendar 2020 came to a close, the portfolio of companies within the Alacrity Global ecosystem grew to 69 businesses across six international locations. Over the twelve-month period, the portfolio achieved a new high-water mark with more than USD$35.0M secured in Series A funding. The teams also managed four exits from the portfolio, with a…

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