2013-03-13 22:49:51 -
Vancouver, British Columbia, March 13, 2013 - To enhance and support the
technology and startup sector in Canada, the Canadian National Stock Exchange
(CNSX) has forged a new strategic partnership with Innovate Calgary and Alberta
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Richard Carleton, CEO of CNSX commented, "CNSX is an innovative stock exchange
with a focus on technology companies and the capital markets that support them.
This partnership marks the natural evolution for CNSX as each party is
strategically aligned to improve the financial environment for technology and
industrial innovation companies."
Mark Francis, CNSX's Western Canada Advisor, added, "This initiative will result
in efficient application of this mandate and
enhance growth capacity for
Innovate Calgary, which offers technology transfer and business incubator
services to researchers, entrepreneurs and businesses within the advanced
technology sector, is the first technology transfer office in Canada to develop
a joint venture with CNSX.
Innovate Calgary's President, Peter Garrett stated, "This partnership launches a
major initiative to magnify the Alberta technology capital market. We are
pleased to unite with CNSX. We look forward to this next step in focusing on
investors as a major client group for us."
Alberta Deal Generator, a province-wide initiative designed to facilitate
investment in Alberta technology companies, is a joint venture between Innovate
Canada and TEC Edmonton.
"In partnering with CNSX we assert our intention to bring on many more angel
investors who want to add tech deals to their portfolio and who understand how
CNSX can provide another road to liquidity," explained Henry Kutarna, Alberta
Deal Generator's Executive Director. "We are now able to offer our investors
another path to exit - something our tech entrepreneurs also appreciate."
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