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Two New Investments Closed; New OETF Service Provider Selected

November 23, 2011

The Ontario Capital Growth Corporation (OCGC) is pleased to advise that it has closed two new investments under the Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund (OETF).

GridIron Software

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GridIron Software is a privately-held company founded in 2001. The company is a provider of tracking solutions for complete IT visibility of sharing, syncing and versioning activities on the desktop and in the cloud. GridIron’s OverFlow is an application that empowers IT professionals and offers efficiencies to companies of all sizes. The Qualified Investor is Propulsion Ventures.

To learn more about GridIron Software, visit

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Sidense Corporation, headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, provides one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP for use in standard-logic CMOS processes with no additional masks or process steps required. Sidense’s one-transistor 1T-Fuse™ architecture provides a field-programmable alternative solution to Flash, mask ROM and eFuse in many OTP and MTP applications. Sidense licenses its technology to semiconductor foundries and selected IDMs. Customers use Sidense OTP for analog trimming, code storage, encryption keys such as HDCP, WHDI, RFID and Chip ID, medical, automotive, and configurable processors and logic. The Qualified Investor is Tech Capital.

To learn more about Sidense, visit

To learn more about Tech Capital, visit

New OETF Service Provider Selected

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Through a competitive government procurement process led by the Ministry of Government Services, OCGC has retained the services of Ernst & Young to evaluate Qualified Investor applications in relation to the Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund.

For more information about Ernst & Young, visit