MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN

Protecting Critical Customer Data in the Modern World

Welcome to another issue of Q. Much of this issue is focused on an essential aspect of the digital age we now live in — that being the respect for and the protection of the personal and in many cases private data that is used to drive our online engagement and ecommerce world. It is a world that brings immense access, choice and convenience on one hand, and significant opportunity for annoyance and abuse on the other.

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Editorial

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

So just what is GDPR, exactly? Among many things, it is likely a topical new acronym if you are a business owner, work in IT…

October 25, 2018
GDPR is the Beginning, Not the End

GDPR is the Beginning, Not the End

In case any marketers and business decision-makers were thinking the work to become compliant with the GDPR earlier this year was now complete, and they…

October 25, 2018

Company Updates

Cybersecurity Firm HYAS Raises $6.2M in Series A Investment Round

Cybersecurity Firm HYAS Raises $6.2M in Series A Investment Round

Portfolio company HYAS, a leading provider of attribution intelligence tools for cyber-security professionals, announced during the Quarter that it raised $6.2 million in Series A…

October 25, 2018
Martello Closes $7.5M Oversubscribed Private Placement, Begins Trading on TSX-V Exchange

Martello Closes $7.5M Oversubscribed Private Placement, Begins Trading on TSX-V Exchange

Martello develops software to help service providers and enterprises manage the performance of real-time services on cloud networks. During the Quarter, the company continued making…

October 25, 2018
Solink Vision Matures Along with Client Use Cases

Solink Vision Matures Along with Client Use Cases

The Solink SaaS platform marries surveillance video with retail and other transaction data to provide unmatched insight for managing a range of business issues. The…

October 25, 2018
Alacrity México Begins Building Global Businesses

Alacrity México Begins Building Global Businesses

Chairman Terry Matthews attended the launch of the latest Alacrity technology incubator/accelerator during the Quarter, as the Alacrity México team began official public operations in…

October 25, 2018
Data Privacy Insights from Alacrity Global

Data Privacy Insights from Alacrity Global

The State of Data Privacy Today The state of data privacy is evolving globally, with the major regulatory policy revamp…

October 25, 2018
ProntoForms Develops Tighter Integration with Leading Business Platforms

ProntoForms Develops Tighter Integration with Leading Business Platforms

Portfolio firm ProntoForms, the leader in smart mobile forms for enterprise applications, continued to develop deep product integration and business…

October 25, 2018
ICC Wales Continues to Achieve Milestones

ICC Wales Continues to Achieve Milestones

The Celtic Manor Resort continued to operate near capacity over the latest Quarter, and guests witnessed some milestones in the…

October 25, 2018
Tutela Wins Business on Both Sides of the Pond

Tutela Wins Business on Both Sides of the Pond

Portfolio company Tutela, the crowdsourced mobile data leader, announced new partnerships with two mobile network operators during the Quarter. The…

October 25, 2018
ThinkRF Integrates Deep Signal Analysis with Industry Leader Keysight

ThinkRF Integrates Deep Signal Analysis with Industry Leader Keysight

ThinkRF leads the industry in software-defined spectrum analysis tools that monitor, detect and analyze complex signals in the rapidly evolving…

October 25, 2018
InitLive Doubles the Number of Events Supported

InitLive Doubles the Number of Events Supported

The Quarter was also a busy one for InitLive, makers of SaaS for event and volunteer management. The company helped…

October 25, 2018
Hut Six Trains Clients in the Art of GDPR Compliance

Hut Six Trains Clients in the Art of GDPR Compliance

20 years of technological advancement has come about since the enactment of previous data protection legislation in the UK (Data…

October 25, 2018
L-SPARK Keeps on Accelerating the Canadian Start-up Ecosystem

L-SPARK Keeps on Accelerating the Canadian Start-up Ecosystem

L-SPARK, the leading SaaS Accelerator in Canada, was hard at work as always during the last Quarter, launching initiatives to…

October 25, 2018
CultureVate Secures another Large Customer Win

CultureVate Secures another Large Customer Win

CulturVate, a portfolio company in the Wesley Clover Innovation Centre in the UK, was selected by the UK National Health…

October 25, 2018
AirVM Enables Data Storage Options for SaaS Environments

AirVM Enables Data Storage Options for SaaS Environments

AirVM has created an innovative multi-cloud monetization platform called HYALTO that enables service providers and enterprises to deploy and manage…

October 25, 2018
CounterPath Announces Double-Digit Sales Growth

CounterPath Announces Double-Digit Sales Growth

CounterPath (NASDAQ: CPAH) (TSX: PATH), provider of leading Unified Communications (UC) solutions for enterprises and service providers, released fourth quarter…

October 25, 2018
Benbria Building Better CEM for New CEOs

Benbria Building Better CEM for New CEOs

The Quarter saw the team at Benbria continue their focus on the Customer Experience Management (CEM) market – a market…

October 25, 2018
Echosec Advances Business on Multiple Fronts during Quarter

Echosec Advances Business on Multiple Fronts during Quarter

Echosec continued forging new business relationships for its location-based online intelligence platform during the Quarter. Among the data providers added…

October 25, 2018
Wesley Clover Parks Fires on All Cylinders During the Quarter

Wesley Clover Parks Fires on All Cylinders During the Quarter

Community hub Wesley Clover Parks was as busy as ever over the Quarter, hosting a range of programs and events….

October 25, 2018
Pretio Interactive Achieves 80% YOY Growth

Pretio Interactive Achieves 80% YOY Growth

Pretio Interactive, a technology-enabled performance marketing company located in Victoria BC, celebrated its fifth anniversary recently, and experienced solid growth…

October 25, 2018