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The latest news about our portfolio from across the globe.

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.

$400M Fiction Giant Wattpad Wants To Be Your Literary Agent

by Hayley C. Cuccinello

Forbes | September 24, 2018

Wattpad has more than 4 million writers, who post an average of 300,000 pieces a day.

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…

Toronto startup selling tattoos without the regret inks US$10-million financing round

by James McLeod

Financial Times | July 17, 2018

Inkbox’s temporary tattoos can be applied at home and last for eight to 18 days before fading away.

Order-ahead app Ritual picks up $70M to rethink the social office lunch break

by Matthew Lynley

Tech Crunch | June 6, 2018

Ray Reddy says he wants to figure out what the next generation of a food court looks like.

Previous articles

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

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Our Latest Investment: Brightwheel

Golden Ventures | Jun 17, 2017