2019 Tech Digest

UPDATED: Mar 16/19

Week of Mar 10

Report: Google’s Waymo seeks outside investment and a sky-high valuation | Kate Clark, TechCrunch
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Dell EMC Canada names Paul Katigbak as Connolly’s replacement | Alex Coop, Channel Daily News
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Week of Mar 3

Silicon Valley Bank to set up shop in Canada | James Bradshaw, Globe and Mail
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Positive outlook: Canadian startups say business conditions will improve this year | Barbara Dirks, LinkedIn
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You shouldn’t need to be a man to get venture capital funding in Canada | Arlene Dickinson, Globe and Mail
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Week of Feb 24

Thank you from Canadian Dream Summit 2019 | Claudio Rojas, LinkedIn
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Open banking will benefit Canadians if government leads on regulation | Andrew Moor, CEO and President of Equitable Bank, Globe and Mail
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Cogeco Peer 1 sold to Miami-based investment firm for $720 million | Brian Jackson, IT World Canada
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IBM sheds old school partner strategy, unleashes wave of partner program enhancements | Alex Coop, Channel Daily News
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Week of Feb 17

Corporate Venture Capital (Europe vs. US) | Emily Chang, Bloomberg News; Nazim Cetin, Allianz CEO; Shruti Sha, Silicon Valley Bank Entrepreneur in Residence
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Apple to combine apps (iPhone, iPad and MAC) | Emily Chang & Paul Sweeney, Bloomberg News
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Apple Exec Leadership changes | Emily Chang & Paul Sweeney, Bloomberg News
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Interview with Meg Whitman, Quibo CEO | Emily Chang, Bloomberg News
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Acquisition of Questica by GTY Technology Holdings Inc. is Complete | Wendy McLean-Cobban, Questica
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Why Canada Is a Leading Market for Artificial Intelligence | Paul Briggs, Senior Analyst, eMarketer