Waterloo Region

Bridgit raises $1.5 million from CIBC Innovation Banking

View article “It was really important for us to partner with a debt provider that understood our vision and we’re excited about the massive opportunity for new and innovative solutions in the construction industry,” said Mallorie Brodie, CEO at Bridgit. “Post-closing, Amy [Olah, of CIBC] and her team have continued to support us with their

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Women-led tech company Bridgit gets $750K investment from feds

View article “It’s really exciting for us to be at the cusp of two of these industries that are really growing here in Canada, construction and technology … and bring them closer together,” said Bridgit Inc. co-founder Lauren Lake, 27.

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Five Canadian cities with highest volume of investment dollars and deals in 2018

View article “…attention should be paid to Toronto’s growing proptech sector, where construction project management software company Bridgit raised $7.75 million CAD in March, and real estate tech platform Nobul raising a private placement funding round in August.”

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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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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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2019: Waterloo region tech leaders predict change on new year horizon

View article “In 2019, we’ll see an increase in innovation in Waterloo region and across the country. As more tech giants open offices in our region, we predict that more entrepreneurs than ever will tap into their own creativity and ingenuity; they’ll be inspired to invent, test, and bring products to market that will disrupt

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