🏙️ Seed rounds all round
Find out who's in the money, plus how Vancouver funding has fared so far in 2023. This is your Sunday Briefing.
The two-year-old startup wants to service a quarter of the $430 billion global beauty market.
Spoiler: it’s likely better than you’re expecting, given this year’s lackluster Q1.
The Vancouver-based startup will trial its air purification tech in a trio of cities in the province.
🤝 Funding and deals
Generative AI Solutions Corp (GenAI), which focuses on developing a vertically integrated AI solutions business, will acquire certain intellectual property assets of Vancouver-based Metachain Technologies.
Version One Ventures, a leading local early-stage venture firm, announced its investment in Dinari, a decentralized stock trading platform.
Agtech business CubicFarms’ livestock feed subsidiary company, HydroGreen, has signed a memorandum of terms with Bar None Dairy.
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🗞️ In other news
VC firm Nimbus Synergies has partnered with Spring Activator to introduce the Health Impact Investor Challenge, an eight-week program that provides investors with an opportunity to take part in a pooled investment of approximately $100,000.
EcoToken unveiled its new beta platform, which simplifies access to and retirement of carbon credits across blockchains.
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💡 Ideas and insights
VTJ contributor Erin Gee interviewed Cleve Mesidor, executive director of The Blockchain Foundation and former staffer in the Obama Administration, about crypto regulation, financial literacy, and diverse perspectives on her podcast Alt-Text.
Traction podcast interviewed Jason Lemkin, founder of SaaStr, about how he built the world’s largest community for business software.
Chris Hobbs, co-founder and president of TTT Studios, writes on LinkedIn about how researchers at the University of Edinburgh have leveraged machine learning to discover new anti-ageing medicines.
Terence Sawtell, founder and strategy director at Goat, writes on his organization’s blog: 7 Guiding Principals to Citizen Centric City Websites and Digital Experiences.
Greg Smith, co-founder and CEO of Thinkific, speaks on BNN Bloomberg: We’ve set ourselves up for profitability with the changes we’ve made.
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