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January 21, 2014

R06 - ( Ont-Venture-Capital ) WATERLOO, Ont. x--10s. Ontario is the first province to team up with the federal government on a program to create a new venture capital fund to attract investments. Premier Kathleen Wynne visited a high-tech company in Waterloo to announce the two levels of government would each contribute up to 50-million-dollars to the Northleaf Venture Catalyst Fund . (``...217 million already.'') (SOURCE: The Canadian Press ) (225p) TAG: Wynne says the two governments are ``stepping up to the plate'' to give entrepreneurs and startups the boost they need to reach their full potential. R07 - ( Ont-Venture-Capital ) WATERLOO, Ont. x--19s. Premier Kathleen Wynne says the Ontario and federal governments will each kick in up to 50 million dollars for a new venture capital fund to attract investments. Making the announcement in Waterloo today, Wynne said the two levels of government want to attract more private sector investments to help startups expand and create jobs. (``...to thrive.'') (SOURCE: The Canadian Press ) (225p) TAG: Wynne says the new fund will build on the success of the Ontario Venture Capital Fund , which has attracted 872-million-dollars in private investment since it was launched in 2008. ( The Canadian Press )


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Source: Canadian Press Broadcast Wire (Canada)


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