Portfolio Company News: Augmenta Emerges from Stealth Mode and Raises US$4.1 Million in Seed Funding to Automate Building Design for the Construction Industry

Augmenta Construction Platform enables contractors and engineers to design fully-detailed, code-compliant, and constructible designs in hours rather than weeks or months TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Augmenta, the company automating building design for the construction industry, today announced it has emerged from stealth mode with US$4.1 million in seed funding to bring to market its design platform for theContinue reading “Portfolio Company News: Augmenta Emerges from Stealth Mode and Raises US$4.1 Million in Seed Funding to Automate Building Design for the Construction Industry”

Whiteshell Advisory Pleased to Participate in Bringing Two Iconic Canadian Transportation Companies Together

Fastfrate Group announces majority acquisition of Challenger Group TORONTO, June 16, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Fastfrate Group has announced the majority acquisition of the Challenger Group. The newly combined entity will help address the rapidly changing state of supply chains. Fastfrate Group will add the Challenger Group’s industry-leading cross-border trucking capabilities to complete an already diverse suiteContinue reading “Whiteshell Advisory Pleased to Participate in Bringing Two Iconic Canadian Transportation Companies Together”

Portfolio Company News: Energy Dome Launches World’s First CO2 Battery Long-Duration Energy Storage Plant

Energy Dome, a provider of utility-scale long-duration energy storage, has successfully launched its first CO2 Battery facility in Sardinia, Italy. This milestone marks the final de-risking of the CO2 Battery technology as Energy Dome enters the commercial scaling phase, becoming the first commercial long-duration energy storage technology on the market offering a reliable alternative to fossilContinue reading “Portfolio Company News: Energy Dome Launches World’s First CO2 Battery Long-Duration Energy Storage Plant”

Rhenti Announces Partnership with Residential Rental Heavyweight Hazelview Alongside Latest $2.4 Million Seed Funding

Toronto, ON, September 2, 2021 – Rhenti today has announced a new partnership with Hazelview Ventures (“Hazelview”) that will help the proptech start-up to strengthen its product offering and further expand across Canada. The partnership also includes a lead investment by Hazelview in the closing of Rhenti’s $2.4M seed round. The round also includes strategicContinue reading “Rhenti Announces Partnership with Residential Rental Heavyweight Hazelview Alongside Latest $2.4 Million Seed Funding”

Newtopia Appoints Roger Poirier to the Company’s Board of Directors

TORONTO, July 12, 2021 /CNW/ – Newtopia Inc. (“Newtopia” or the “Company“) (TSXV: NEWU), a tech-enabled habit change provider focused on disease prevention, is pleased to announce the appointment of Roger Poirier, CFA to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. With Mr. Poirier’s appointment, Newtopia has expanded its board to include five directors. Mr. Poirier has more thanContinue reading “Newtopia Appoints Roger Poirier to the Company’s Board of Directors”

Boat Rocker Media Completes Initial Public Offering Raising Gross Proceeds of C$170.1 Million

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ TORONTO, March 24, 2021 /CNW/ – Boat Rocker Media Inc. (“Boat Rocker Media” or the “Company”), an independent, integrated global entertainment company, announced today the closing of its previously announced initial public offering (the “Offering”) of subordinate voting shares of the Company for totalContinue reading “Boat Rocker Media Completes Initial Public Offering Raising Gross Proceeds of C$170.1 Million”

Richard Shortt to replace Roger Poirier as President of Rush Truck Centres of Canada Limited

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 28, 2020 /CNW/ – Rush Truck Centres of Canada Limited, which operates a network of commercial vehicle dealerships across Ontario, today announced that Vice President of Operations, Richard Shortt, will be appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company following the planned departure of Roger Poirier, CFA, on February 28th, 2020, after two years in the President role. KevinContinue reading “Richard Shortt to replace Roger Poirier as President of Rush Truck Centres of Canada Limited”

Financial Services Veteran Roger Poirier Joins Tallman Group as President

Tallman Group is pleased to announce that Roger Poirier has joined the company as President and Kevin G. Tallman has transitioned to CEO. Roger is a Co-founder and former Managing Director, Investment Banking of Cormark Securities and a seasoned executive with 20 years of experience in the financial services marketplace. He brings to Tallman GroupContinue reading “Financial Services Veteran Roger Poirier Joins Tallman Group as President”