Today in funding: dcbel, Milk Moovement, Virtual Gurus, MazumaGo, Acorn Biolabs
Five Canadian tech startups have recently secured fresh funding to fuel their growth, including dcbel, Milk Moovement, Virtual Gurus, MazumaGo, and Acorn Biolabs. Virtual Gurus secures $1.7 million to meet growing demandCalgaryâ€™s Virtual Gurus has secured $1.7 million CAD as it looks to meet growing demand for its virtual assistant services. The Indigenous-led startup plans to use the new funding to advance its technology, invest in machine learning, and increase employment opportunities. Virtual Gurus plans to invest in machine learning to speed up its virtual assistant onboarding process, and improve the matching capabilities of its Talentplace hub, which connects organizations with back-office support. In order to meet client demand, Racette told BetaKit Virtual Gurus plans to triple its community of virtual assistants by the end of 2021.