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Expansion-Stage Companies

Cliniconex Creates Positive Change in the Senior Care Industry

It is estimated that more than 1,000,000 hours of valuable time has been returned to staff who should be focused on patient care instead of outreach. The impact of COVID-19 on the senior care industry around the world cannot be understated. In many cases, lasting effects are being felt by staff, residents and related families.…

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TELUS and thinkRF Partner to Develop National Spectrum Monitoring Network

TELUS will use the autonomous SXM system to continuously characterize all 4G and 5G network deployments in a region and track competitive occupancy, coverage, spectrum sharing and technology changes over time. This Quarter saw portfolio company thinkRF establish a partnership with TELUS, one of the largest Canadian telecommunications companies, to co-develop a radio/wireless spectrum monitoring…

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Putting Cleantech to an Unfortunate Real-World Test

In British Columbia, where Alacrity Canada runs the Alacrity Cleantech Program, extreme weather events over the last twelve months served to highlight a number of disturbing vulnerabilities in local infrastructures and societal systems. During that time frame, the province was hit by a series of devastating wildfires, intense floods, a winter freeze, and massive disruption…

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SaaSquatch Prepares for Up-Market Acceleration

The platform has been recognized as one of the top 10 solutions for Customer Advocacy Software and Loyalty Management Software by G2, the popular peer-to-peer business software review authority. The dynamics of online marketing have been permanently transformed by the pandemic. Competition has intensified. The digital advertising arena has become over-crowded and prohibitively expensive. Customer…

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Enjovia Continues its Successful International Expansion

Enjovia has now expanded the global deployment of its software to 125 businesses spread across 30 countries Despite very challenging circumstances for the leisure and hospitality industry, UK-based gift voucher management company Enjovia has successfully increased its customer base by 80% since the start of the pandemic. As of the end of this Quarter, the…

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InitLive is Certified as Having a Positive Impact on People and the Planet

This Quarter, portfolio company InitLive was pleased to announce that the company has been officially certified as a B-Corporation. “B-Corps”, as they are called, are a recent ‘class’ of for-profit businesses that have been independently verified to exceed a threshold for positive impact on people and the planet. It is an international “seal of approval”…

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What the Recent IPCC Report Could Mean for Cleantech

Cleantech start-ups with impactful ideas will become increasingly key contributors to that ‘net-zero’ social and economic transition. Early this Quarter the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — the cross-governmental body of the United Nations that is responsible for advancing knowledge about human-induced climate change — released Part One of their threepart Sixth Assessment Report…

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Cliniconex Platform Saves Extremely Valuable Time

The COVID-19 pandemic caused senior care homes to face many challenges. Regular communication with residents, families and staff members became a critical one. Portfolio company Cliniconex has developed an automated messaging platform focused on addressing that ongoing challenge. In early 2020, the company established a partnership with key industry supplier PointClickCare, and since that time…

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Business Development at Hut Six Continues to Increase

A graduate of the U.K. Alacrity program, portfolio company Hut Six provides cybersecurity awareness training through a digital SaaS platform. The company enables clients to customize, deliver, track and measure the effectiveness of online security training, and conduct ongoing audits to address the single biggest vulnerability companies face — their unsuspecting, unprepared employee workforce. The…

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