NEWS & MEDIA
Humi closes $31M Series B raise!
May 25, 2022
Our portfolio company, Humi, has raised $31 million in Series B funding led by Kensington Capital with participation from a mix of new and returning investors. Struck Capital and Tribe Capital, which led Humi’s $15 million CAD Series A in 2020, provided follow-on funding, while Telus Ventures and Flex Capital came on as new investors. Humi also attracted checks from a group of angel investors, including executives from the HR space such as Rodney Dobson, former president of ADP Canada and UK, and Mike Dinsdale, the former CFO of American HR startup Gusto.
We are proud to continue our support of Humi and look forward to their growth into North America’s only true all-in-one people software solution.
Ying Soong, managing partner of La Tourelle Capital, sits on Humi's board of directors.
Promoting Women in Tech
May 12, 2021
Check out the latest Wifi Hifi Women in Tech article featuring Andrea Bartlett of Humi. Andrea does an awesome job highlighting wins, challenges, and insights into attracting more female talent to the tech industry. She also gives a shout out to our Ying.
Women in Capital Markets Board-Ready Directory
February 22, 2021
The WCM Board-Ready directory debunks the perceived ‘lack of talented, board-ready women’ and provides board recruiters with a pool of qualified female candidates to encourage greater gender diversity on corporate boards in Canada.
We are proud to announce that Ying has been selected to join this group of phenomenal women to change representation on boards and drive real progress.
Humi closes $15M Series A raise!
June 23, 2020
Our portfolio company, Humi, has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Tribe Capital with participation by La Tourelle Capital, Sherpa Capital, Y Combinator, 500 Startups, and others.
We are proud to continue our support of Humi and look forward to their growth into Canada’s only true all-in-one people software solution.
Ying Soong, managing partner of La Tourelle Capital, will also be joining Humi's board of directors.
Canada's Top 50 Women in FinTech
July 11, 2019
Canada’s Top 50 Women in FinTech, is an initiative launched this year to continue the Digital Finance Institute’s efforts in supporting women in tech. The Top 50 women in this report were selected based on their leadership, vision & innovation, engagement & impact and their commitment to growing the FinTech community.
Celebrate and learn about these 50 Inspirational Women in Canadian FinTech, featuring one of our own.
Advice for New Investors
May 03, 2019
Interested in investing? Startups? Here's some advice from investment leaders, including our own Ying.
Happy International Women's Day 2018
March 08, 2018
Celebrate and learn about these 30 Inspirational Women in Canadian FinTech and Finance, featuring one of our own.
Canadian Board Diversity 2017
January 18, 2018
Study after study has shown that diversity increases a company’s bottom line and leads to better decision making.
We are honoured to announce that Ying has been selected as part of the 2017 Diversity 50 Cohort, recognizing Canada’s most diverse and eligible board candidates.
The Diversity 50 recognizes Canada’s most diverse and eligible board candidates. The goal of the list is to bring together and turn the spotlight on qualified candidates who are typically overlooked or unknown to recruiters and Nominating and Governance Committees.