Earlier this month, our resident technology expert, Michael Kousaie, Head, Business Development (Technology) at Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), contributed a spotlight article about the innovation sector* to TechVibes, Canada’s leading technology news property. The editorial titled “Technology Resurgence on Canadian Public Markets Gives Companies New Funding Options” takes a close look at the state of (and outlook for) technology and innovation companies listed on TSX and TSXV, as well as the innovation sector’s performance so far in 2014.
Below is a brief selection from the article:
Some of the world’s most exciting technology and innovation companies are being founded, built, and funded in Canada—and investors from around the world are taking notice. These investors, though, aren’t just venture capitalists. As companies with an impressive depth of talent and dynamism turn to public markets to help them achieve their growth plans, demand is growing among public investors seeking to diversify their investments beyond typically dominant sectors such as mining and oil.
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*The innovation sector is comprised of the technology, clean technology, renewable energy, and life sciences sectors.