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08 Jun: An International Cyber Security Gathering

May saw an increasing return to in-person activities in the Wesley Clover hospitality portfolio. One UK event in particular served…

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25 May: New Venture Fund Supports Disruptive Innovation in Canada and Abroad

Diving into Deep Tech with BDC Capital Many businesses were forced to pivot, others just got the timing right, but…

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10 May: Certn Secures USD $50 Million in Series B Funding

Alacrity Canada portfolio company Certn, a leader in background screening solutions for a range of employment applications, today announced that…

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25 Mar: Catching the IoT Automation Wave

Remote working conditions, budget constraints, furloughs, lockdowns and other restrictions brought on by COVID-19 forced organizations to pivot and adjust…

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03 Feb: The Continued March of Microsoft

For years, speculation over the ability of the company who created the original PC ‘disk operating system (DOS)’ to remain…

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02 Dec: Net Dollar Retention: The New Magic Number

Investors evaluate many metrics to determine how appealing a funding opportunity could be. Customer and revenue retention performance have always…

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04 May: The Dichotomies of a Surveillance World

Among our global Alacrity start-up initiatives, our UK operations are among the most mature, and continue to push forward into…

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07 Apr: Financial Markets Place Continued Confidence in Martello Technologies as Demand for Digital Experience Monitoring (DEM) Accelerates

The shift to working from anywhere, combined with a lack of advanced quality assurance tools in SaaS applications, has created…

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15 Mar: Talkative Powers Lululemon with Live eCommerce Video Chat

For the Retail sector, the instant two-way communication enabled by live video chat is transforming and becoming a lifeline for…

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18 Feb: Alternative Fuel Sources: How Canadian Cleantech Companies Play a Role Internationally

As innovations in cleantech continue to emerge, an interesting space is that of alternative fuel sources. If we can find…

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18 Dec: Echosec Systems Takes Next Steps Toward Threat Intelligence Industry Leadership

What started out as a tool to map social media use around a Canadian university campus has evolved into some…

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30 Nov: HR Tech Company Certn Capitalizes on Global Market Growth

In just months, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about years of change in the way companies operate. The act of…

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23 Nov: The Digitization Dilemma and Investing in a Pandemic Era

Insights from Greg Vanclief, Managing Director, Global Investments, at Wesley Clover International Greg Vanclief is Managing Director, Global Investments, at…

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16 Oct: Digital Transformation in 2020 — Insights from Alacrity Global

It will surprise no one to read yet again that COVID-19 changed the global business and economic landscape dramatically. Some…

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24 Aug: The State of Global Investing in 2020

Insights from interviews with OMERS Ventures, M12 and Elevator Ventures We recently had the pleasure to speak with a number…

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28 Jun: Martello Drives Business Growth with Microsoft through GSX Solutions Acquisition

The changing global environment has fast-tracked new technology adoption. As the Software-as-a-Service cloud application market increases exponentially and global businesses…

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15 Apr: Echosec Readies For Exciting Next-steps In Global Growth

Echosec Systems is now a leader in digital threat intelligence software, and provides some of the most influential organizations in…

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17 Dec: Fall 2019 Alacrity Global Bootcamp

This fall the team at Wesley Clover and Alacrity Global had the pleasure of welcoming eleven new entrepreneurs to Ottawa,…

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11 Nov: Tutela and Comlinkdata Merge to Provide the Telecoms Industry With Superior Subscriber Experience Data

The latest Quarter marked a major mile­stone for portfolio member Tutela, as the company reached a definitive agreement to merge…

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04 Jun: Alacrité France Bootcamp

This spring Alacrity Global welcomed five entrepreneurs from Lille, France, to join the Alacrity Global Bootcamp Program. This program consists…