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Growth-Stage Companies

Alacrity Canada Cleantech Now Well Into A Second Program

The Alacrity Canada Cleantech Program was launched in 2017 as a partnership initiative between Alacrity, the Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia. The inaugural program was designed to support the scaling-up of new companies operating in the clean technology sector in Western Canada. More than 75 Canadian companies were assessed for that…

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Continued Growth Enables Certn To Close 2020 With Strong Rounds Of External Funding

Founded in 2016, Alacrity Canada portfolio firm Certn has developed a SaaS platform that combines data points from thousands of sources together with machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to create the fastest, most comprehensive and predictive people profiles available. This enables customers to validate individual identities, backgrounds and more with confidence, in order…

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Echosec Progress And Growth Result In Successful Portfolio Exit

What started as a tool to map social media use around a Canadian university campus has evolved into one of the most advanced digital threat intelligence software solutions available. And the company behind it, Echosec Systems, now counts many influential organizations as customers, providing them with tools and services that make hidden online data more…

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L-SPARK Pushes Ahead On Parallel Programs

Looking back on the final quarter of 2020, it is not hard to see how much changed over the year. But despite the turmoil, technology company accelerator L-SPARK achieved a number of key successes. These included the launch of new Accelerator Programs, the establishment of new partnerships, the graduation of several companies and more. Much…

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Talkative Completes Another Strong Quarter Of Growth

For UK-based Talkative, calendar 2020 was a year of steady increases in demand for the contact center automation SaaS the company has created. Both in spite of, and in some ways because of the global pandemic, clients increasingly embraced the real-time web communications features. These include full voice, video and web co-browsing capabilities for agents,…

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Automated Messaging Creates Significant Time Savings For Long-term Care Teams

2020 was a very difficult year for those living and working in senior care residences and other facilities. The COVID-19 pandemic increased the workload for, and expectations of, all staff, and it had devastating effects on both the physical and mental well-being of residents. For example, new regulations by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid…

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