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Posted by Brightspark on Jan 28, 2019

Last year, we doubled the size of our network, we invested over $15M in 8 portfolio companies (including re-investments), and we took part in one of largest financing round in Canadian history.

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Posted by Mark Skapinker on Jan 24, 2019

Before co-founding Brightspark, Managing Partner Mark Skapinker was on the other side of the table as a tech entrepreneur. In our latest blog post, Mark shares the reality of being an entrepreneur in Canada at a time when there wasn’t a thriving tech industry like the one we see today - the challenges he faced and some of the fundamentals that have stayed the same.

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Posted by Jacques Perreault on Jan 24, 2019

Meet AOMS Technologies, a new addition to Brightspark’s portfolio.

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Posted by Brightspark on Nov 22, 2018

With 7,000 attendees from 170 countries, 1,200 speakers and over 2,000 startups participating - the Web Summit conference is a unique playground for tech investors like us to keep in touch with current global trends, learn from different industry leaders, mingle with other investors from around the globe, and widen our horizons.

In this post, we have summarized our Venture team's main takeaways, a few of our favorite keynotes, and best memories from Lisbon.

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