Funding Deals for the Month of January 2017 (Views: 375)

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 11:39:39

During the month of January, 18 funding deals took place. Some of the most notable transactions involved Highland Therapeutics who raised $263M from Morgan Stanley. As well as new VC firm, Diagram, who closed a $25M fund led by Portag3 and over 50 different angel investors.

Below is the list of all the tech funding deals for the month of January 2017:

Company

Sector

Prov.

Transaction

Amount

Investors/Acquirers

Exact Imaging

Biotech

ON

Fund Raise

$21.5M

Lumira Capital, Vesalius Biocapital, PMV, iGan Partners and Rowanwood Ventures.

University of New Brunswick

Tech

NB

Fund Raise

$4.5M

IBM

Highland Therapeutics

HealthTech

ON

Fund Raise

$263M

Morgan Stanley

Diagram

FinTech

QC

Investment

$25M

Portag3 and over 50 different angel investors

FrontFundr

Tech

BC

Fund Raise

$650,000

Equity crowdfunding platform (200 investors)

Maluuba

Tech

QC

Sold

N/A

Microsoft

OOHLALA Mobile

EdTech

QC

Fund Raise

$5.3M

University Ventures, Y Combinator, GoAhead Ventures, Real Ventures and prominent angels

Canada’s Internet Community  

Tech

CAD

Investment

$1M

Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

Université de Montréal

Tech

QC

Fund Raise

$6M

Microsoft

McGill University

Tech

QC

Fund Raise

$1M

Microsoft

Verdazo

Tech

AB

Sold

N/A

Pason

Inbound Retargeting Technologies

Tech

BC

Fund Raise

$400,000

500 Startups, Tony Hsieh’s Vegas Techfund, Seraph Group, Lance Tracey, Jim Fletcher, James Topham, Joan Plensa, Hein Brand and engageQ

Toronto

Tech

ON

Fund Raise

$500,000

Bloomberg Philanthropies

DNAstack

Tech

ON

Investment

N/A

National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP)

Klipfolio

Tech

ON

Fund Raise

$12M

OMERS Ventures, BDC Capital, Mistral Venture Partners, Fundfire, BOLDstart Ventures, Acadia Woods, and CommonAngels.

Meta

Tech

ON

Sold

N/A

Mark Zucerkberg and Priscilla Chan’s philanthropy organization

George Brown College

Tech

ON

Investment

$15.6M

Canada’s federal government and Ontario’s provincial government

 

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