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The latest news about our portfolio from across the globe.

Skywatch Raises $7.5M USD Series A

by James McLeod

Financial Post | January 3, 2020

The Waterloo-based startup is trying to make satellite images an essential component of all kinds of new products by making it cheaper and easier to access them.

This is ‘SportsCenter’ for Gen Z: A two-year-old upstart named Wave

by Jeff Beer

Fast Company | November 25, 2019

The new media startup has attracted more than 38 million followers in the hope that social scale is the future of the media business.

Horizon Blockchain Games raises $3.75 million and debuts SkyWeaver online trading card game

by Dean Takahashi

VentureBeat | July 17, 2019

Horizon Blockchain Games has raised $3.75 million in seed funding and it has unveiled its debut blockchain game, SkyWeaver, which offers true ownership of digital cards.

Xanadu raises $32M Series A For Quantum Cloud Computing Platform

by Isabelle Kirkwood

Betakit | June 24, 2019

Quantum computing has the potential to solve problems that we’ve previously only dreamed of solving

Alyce Raises $11.5 million To Facilitate Corporate Gifting

by Kyle Wiggers

Venturebeat | June 11, 2019

Marketers no longer have to settle for a persona-based, spray-and-pray approach

He Sold His First Business To Google And Just Raised $120 Million For His Next Startup

by Alejandro Cremades

Forbes | April 28, 2019

He chose to exit Google and Silicon Valley to launch his latest venture

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How Two Young Immigrant Entrepreneurs Created Oven-Sized Roombas To Chase A $5B Opportunity

by Amy Feldman

Forbes | March 21, 2019

“Avidbots is like a fantasy space for engineers”

This Startup Gets 65 Million Visitors Month--and It Grew By Hiring Immigrants

by Sean Wise

Inc Magazine | November 13, 2018

By hiring immigrants, Wattpad blazed its way to offering 400 million stories in more than 50 languages.

Brightwheel Raises $21M to Expand the #1 Early Education Platform

by PR Newswire

Business Insider | October 2, 2018

Brightwheel, the leading provider of management and communication software for early education, announced today it has raised $21 million in new financing.

Wattpad, the Storytelling App, Will Launch a Publishing Division

by Concepción de León

The New York Times | January 24, 2019

Wattpad Books is part of the company’s “master plan” to revolutionize the publishing and media industries.

Wave Makes A Play To Overthrow ESPN And Bleacher Report As Sports Leader Of The Social Age

by Julian Mitchell

Forbes | August 6, 2018

Standing firmly as the fourth largest sports media publisher across social platforms, Wave currently owns and operates a growing portfolio of more than 100 channels…

Xanadu secures $9M seed financing led by OMERS Ventures

Private Capital Journal | May 8, 2018

Announcing Golden Ventures III

Medium | May 2, 2018

Our Latest Investment: Brightwheel

Golden Ventures | June 17, 2017

New Beginnings

Golden Ventures | April 8, 2015

Golden Venture Partners II: Bigger and Stronger

Golden Ventures | Nov 19, 2014

Web Fiction, Serialized and Social

New York Times | March 24, 2014

The people behind Canada's most promising tech start-ups

The Globe and Mail | March 29, 2012

Reasons for optimism on the VC front

The Globe and Mail | Oct 11, 2011

Toronto-Based Home Service App Launches in Boston

American Innovation | Feb 19, 2018

Jump to the front of the line with this app

The Globe and Mail | Dec 16, 2015


Our Latest Investment: Brightwheel

Golden Ventures | Jun 17, 2017