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Ora Graphene Announces Strategic Investment to Advance Lead in Graphene Commercialization

Leader in graphene products with innovative GrapheneQ™ membrane to capitalize on increasing commercial demand worldwide. Montreal, Canada, June 15th 2021 – Ora Graphene, the world’s first commercial producer of free-standing graphene membranes, announced the closing of its $3 million Seed financing round today. The deal was led by Ecofuel Fund along with Export Development Canada (EDC), BDC Capital and certain members of New York Angels. Existing investors TandemLaunch, and BoxOne Ventures also participated in the round. In conjunction with the financing, the company was recently awarded a Sustainable Development Technology Canada grant to explore new areas of graphene applications for its...

Axya raises $1.5M seed round

Axya platform raises $1.5M seed round to connect local manufacturing networks across Ontario and Northeastern USA  MONTREAL, April 27, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - This seed round, co-led by Ecofuel and Desjardins capital with the participation of Real Ventures, will help the company expand its reach to Ontario and the Northeastern US. Previously known as GRAD4, Axya now aims to expand its platform's capabilities and grow their brand as they enter these new North American markets. [caption id="attachment_8484" align="alignnone" width="300"] Image of the marketplace listing the RFQ available to the suppliers. (CNW Group/Axya)[/caption] "In its near 2 years as a platform, Axya's goal has always been to help...

AEPONYX, Inc. Closes $10M Funding Round

Montreal, March 15, 2021 - With the growing 5G networks, such as the 5G-enabled iPhone12 and Ericsson recently announcing over 200 million global 5G subscribers, AEPONYX continues to build out its 5G product portfolio with the closing of a $10M new funding round. All previous investors supported this round, with Investissement Quebec joining as the new investor. This adds to AEPONYX’s previous $30M funding and enables the company to move faster. “We are delighted to bring innovative products to the 5G market. The creation of our integrated photonics with MEMS products enable the Telecom industry to advance their next-generation networks....

Soil analysis made simple with the Agtech ChrysaLabs

Montreal, January 27th, 2021 - A first round of funding of $1.35M will allow ChrysaLabs to take further steps in the development of its soil fertility analysis solution. Designed to provide the various agronomic parameters of a soil in real time, ChrysaLabs' solution is an essential tool for precision agriculture to increase yields and optimize the use of fertilizers. At the cutting edge of technology, ChrysaLabs combines artificial intelligence, optics, cloud computing, as well as a database of thousands of soil samples to provide agronomists and growers with the information needed to make better decisions faster. The result of several...