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Q1 Capital News

The team at Q1 Capital regularly publishes a newsletter in which we discuss current trends in technology, M&A, and other topics. The articles written for the newsletter, along with other original content written by Q1 Capital team members, can be found on the Q1 Commentary page.

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We also pride ourselves on staying informed and up-to-date on topics of that are of interest to our clients and relevant to the work we carry out on their behalf. When we come across news items that are particularly noteworthy, we share them on the News Articles page.

Canadian Technology M&A Report H1 2018

By |July 6th, 2018|Q1 Blog|

Here at Q1 we gather Canadian Technology M&A data and publish the results of our research on a quarterly basis. All information included in the reports are sourced from primary research and data analysis. This report

Hootsuite takes on Debt

By |April 3rd, 2018|Market News|

Vancouver-based social media management platform Hootsuite announced a US$15M Debt Financing from CIBC Innovation Banking, (formerly known as Wellington Financial). The funding will be used to further expansion, possibly with M&A, says both CEO and CFO.

Click, Click, and Sold!

By |March 22nd, 2018|M&A Activities, M&A News|

500px Inc, a Toronto-based photosharing site has been acquired by Chinese media company Visual China Group for US$17M on February 26th, 2018. This is the second photosharing transaction to take place in the last 9 months!

Venture Capital is Not For Everyone

By |March 6th, 2018|Q1 Blog|

Venture capital plays a very important role in the capital markets and financing high potential growth companies but importantly, it is ONLY appropriate for certain types of companies and those that have phenomenal growth opportunities…a fact that many founders do not understand. Matching the appropriate type of capital to the company’s opportunity is key and in light of this need to match, we thought that the following article would provide founders with food for thought.

Time To Market Cap

By |March 1st, 2018|Q1 Blog|

Play Bigger Advisors, LLC, published an interesting study on Time to Market Cap (TTMC), a measure of the time it takes a company to reach certain market capitalization milestones such as $500 million, $1 billion,

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