Tech

BDC Capital’s Women in technology venture fund invests in 25 companies – Latest investments include Sampler and Bridgit

View article “Having BDC Capital’s Women in Technology Venture Fund (WIT) as a lead investor was a key ingredient in attracting a top tier investor syndicate for our Series A. Their early interest helped the round come together quickly which enabled Bridgit to begin executing on our 2019 plan with the capital required to make

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Bridgit in the 2019 Bay Street Bull 30×30 guide

View article From the start, the entrepreneurial duo was adamant about being hands-on with their research, talking to over 500 industry people and visiting site after site to gain insight. The result is Bridgit, a platform that streamlines every step of the construction processes by increasing efficiency, lowering risk, and helping projects finish faster. The

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Bridgit’s take: Female executives are still scarce in corporate Canada

View article Women in the construction industry, especially at the leadership level, are far outnumbered by their male counterparts. Bridgit has been changing the face of the industry since day 1 – not only with leadership, but with the solutions offered for punch list, inspections, quality, and resource management.

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Polishing our brand: Review of Waterloo Region’s governance is an opportunity to strengthen our community’s identity

View article “We moved to Waterloo Region in 2013 to start building our company, which makes software that streamlines construction projects. Our decision was deliberate. We understood the advantages that being in this community offered to an emerging technology company, and the success we’ve had since has much to do with its value proposition. We

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Construction software company Bridgit raises $6.2 million CAD Series A

View article Bridgit has raised $6.2 million CAD in a Series A round initiated by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) Capital Women in Technology Venture Fund by promoting their project management platform for construction businesses. “Investors were excited about how complimentary that [product] was to our existing offering and just the customer interest

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Ontario construction software firm Bridgit raises $6.2-million

View article “Hearing people’s pain points, getting them to prioritize for us what they want first – that’s how we narrowed what we ended up building for our first product,” Ms. Lake says. “We continued that for six months before ever actually writing any code. … That’s just led to us being able to find

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23 Canadian women currently making big moves in the tech scene

View article Women in Canadian tech jobs that have at least a Bachelor’s degree are earning about $20K less annually than their male counterparts. As women, we have to do our part to foster Canadian tech talent. Bridgit is founded by two females and operates in a predominantly male industry – the construction industry. The

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