BenchSci Announces Additional Investment From Google’s Gradient Ventures, Brings Total To $27.2M

TSFV portfolio company BenchSci announces additional investment from Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused venture fund, to meet growing demand from pharmaceutical companies for its biomedical AI technology, which empowers scientists to run more successful experiments to accelerate drug discovery. It brings BenchSci’s total funding to $27.2 million. Great to see that Gradient Ventures is doubling down.…

Two Small Fish Ventures Announces First Close Of Fund II

Since leaving Wattpad, I have been investing my energy into Toronto’s tech ecosystem in order to help tech startups grow. In the past four years, I have evolved from a serial entrepreneur to an angel investor as I noticed that there is a gap in the venture capital ecosystem here in Canada. We have a…

Print-on-demand Network Printify Raises $3M From Bling Capital And Other All-Star Investors

Seed round led by Bling Capital with participation from YouTube co-founder Steven Chen, Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin, Google Adsense Godfather Gokul Rajarm and many other prominent investors. In the early days of Wattpad, I always wanted to send swag to our loyal Wattpad fans and ambassadors in showcase of our gratitude. These passionate users filled…

Ada Secures $19 Million in Series A From FirstMark Capital, Leaders Fund And Many Others

Ada raises $19 million to help companies develop their own customer service chatbots Huge congrats to the Ada team for securing its Series A! It was not too long ago when Wattpad integrated with Ada's prototype. We loved it so much that led to our investment in the company. The growth of Ada's traction since…

SkipTheDishes’ $110M Acquisition By JUST EAT Is A Big Win For Everyone

First of all, huge congrats to the SkipTheDishes team! Food delivery giant JUST EAT just acquired the rocket ship SkipTheDishes! It’s hard to believe that only 18 months ago Two Small Fish Ventures invested in SkipTheDishes. Although it is bittersweet to see SkipTheDishes exits our portfolio so quickly, no doubt this acquisition is a big win for everyone involves. 1.…