A group of top Canadian banks and insurance firms are backing a fund that will help Canadian companies grow locally by filling an identified void in the capital market.
Organization: BMO Financial Group
A new study shows that efforts to innovate by women entrepreneurs are not being recognized because of a dominant focus on technologies. Titled Everywhere, Everyday Innovating – Women Entrepreneurs and Innovation, the report says women in Canada are innovating in all aspects of the business but are hampered by policies and programs that restrict the concept of innovation to technology and goods rather than services.
BMO Financial Group has donated $4 million to the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI) to establish the BMO Isaac Newton Chair in Theoretical Physics. It’s the largest corporate donation in the institute’s history, will be matched by $4 million drawn from PI’s endowment fund and is expected to attract additional funding partners. The chair…