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Panache acquires San Francisco-based VC firm to help Canadian startups raise in the Valley

Montreal-based venture capital firm Panache Ventures has struck a deal to buy Commonwealth Ventures, a San Francisco-based investment and mentorship firm that helps Canadian startups raise money in Silicon Valley. Panache is also launching its second venture fund, targeting an initial close of $75 million. It anticipates having $50 million raised by the end of the year.

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