Another great Alberta Technology story: Tynt closes $8 million 2nd round

Big congratulations to Derek Ball and the team at Tynt. The company closed an $8 million second round of financing. The round was led by Panorama Capital Read more: http://techcrunch.com/2010/04/16/tynt-gets-8-million-for-ctrl-c-action/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29#ixzz0lJ7RiHxq Derek’s like the poster boy for technology startup success stories in this part of the world. He previously co-founded, built and sold Sonic Mobility, spent … More Another great Alberta Technology story: Tynt closes $8 million 2nd round

Tech finance innovation or “crowdsourcing for capital”

Interesting to see a new approach to technology funding being taken by Podium Funds of Calgary; http://www.podiumfunds.com/ Podium describes their innovative model as follows; PODIUM Participation Funds (PPF) is local capital backing local ventures with global potential. This provides Calgarians┬áthe opportunity to invest in our city while maintaining the potential for a world-class return. With … More Tech finance innovation or “crowdsourcing for capital”

Signing up Nike from the Kitchen Table (in Cochrane, Alberta)

Kip Fyfe captivated a full house (standing room only) at Calgary Technologies recently with the terrific story of Dynastream Innovations. How a small group of family members including Kip’s brother, wife and a neighbor, collaborated, innovated and persevered to create the global leader in inertial and wireless technologies – here’s what those look like: and … More Signing up Nike from the Kitchen Table (in Cochrane, Alberta)