Cable & Telecom

Telus Pollinator Fund invests in virtual assistant marketplace Virtual Gurus

CALGARY — Telus announced today its Telus Pollinator Fund for Good has invested in Virtual Gurus, “a North American-based marketplace that matches organizations with skilled remote administrative talent while providing income earning opportunities to underrepresented individuals,” a press release says. Virtual Gurus says it has secured a combined $8.4 million in a funding round led by the Telus Pollinator Fund for Good and supported by other key investors including Raven Indigenous Capital Partners, The51, The Houssian Foundation and Accelerate Fund. Virtual Gurus’ cumulative funding since February 2020 now totals $10.4 million, according to the press release. Virtual Gurus “creates meaningful...

Our industry and COVID-19

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