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Top Stories of the Week
The announcement follows an outcry from the Canadian investment community, which saw organizations pen an open letter to the US Department of the Treasury in July.
BetaKit and TradeRev are happy to announce the first AutoTech meetup of 2020.
“The evolving landscape of the industry prompts us to clarify our regulatory framework.”
Speakers, so far, include Tobias Lütke of Shopify, Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff, Uber CTO Thuan Pham, and co-founder and CEO of Mailchimp Ben Chestnut.
ePact receives $2.5M debt financing (Read here)
Q4 acquires S&P’s IR web hosting (Read here)
CentriLogic acquires ManageForce (Read here)
Nicoya raises $10M (Read here)
Fusion Pharmaceuticals raises $26M (Read here)
ToursByLocals raises $43M (Read here)
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Talent, delays, product-market fit – out of all these lurking threats, the one that founders have the most control over is company valuation.
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