15 Vancouver tech funding stories from July

Catchup on who got money, who they got it from, and what they're using it for.

With more than $1 billion invested into BC’s tech companies in Q1 of 2021, venture funding in the province nearly matched that of Toronto, according to Hockeystick’s latest ecosystem report. In Q2, the trend of local companies raising massive sums of capital seemed to continue with companies like Trulioo raising $476 million, SoleSavy raising $15.5 million and Trait Biosciences Inc. raising $31 million among many other funding rounds.

With so much happening on this front, we decided to round up our recent news reports and briefings. Here are 15 local funding stories you may have missed during the month of July.

  1. Active Impact Investments closes $54M climate tech fund

  2. TrendiTech Inc. raises $2.25M seed round for its Biotrim tech

  3. ReadyMode, formerly XenCALL, secures $4M

  4. Svante captures $25M from fed’s Strategic Innovation Fund

  5. BBTV, Dapper Labs invest in social NFT platform Nifty's, Inc.

  6. Alpha's SAR tech takes off with $1.7M Canadian Space Agency award

  7. 7Gen gets $20M injection for EV projects

  8. Visualping raises $6M to improve its website tracking service

  9. $105M investment powers BC's Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy

  10. Keith Ippel on the impact of impact investing

  11. ScalePad raises equity investment from Integrity Growth Partners

  12. WELL Ventures launches, announces investment in Bright

  13. Lumira Ventures closes $276 million fund IV to back health care companies

  14. Digital Supercluster, lululemon partner on $20M Wellbeing.ai project

  15. Spark RE Technologies raises $6.2M from Pender Ventures, BDC Capital

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