Canadian startup news of the week (04/15/19)

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Top Stories of the Week

Danielle Graham joins Dream Maker Ventures as firm targets $75 million Diversity Fund
Danielle Graham, founder of Communitech’s Fierce Founders program, has joined Dream Maker Ventures as a principal to help the VC firm raise a $75 million Diversity Fund.

AI could disrupt workforce in every sector by 2030, Brookfield Institute report finds
The Canadian workforce could face complex forces ranging from automation to digitalization as technology begins to assimilate into daily life.

Saskatchewan startup beats out Shopify as POS behind cannabis retailers
With Ontario’s PC government deciding on a private model for its brick-and-mortar retail cannabis stores, a Saskatchewan startup is now coming out on top.

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