If you’re a Canadian VC or startup who wants to be featured in the report, ensure your info is up to date by Friday, March 17th. The first report got a ton of media coverage so if the chance at free PR is interesting to you, update your data/info asap.
The other notable post in the Blurb today is by Scott Galloway who just sold his company L2 to Gartner. It is one of the most honest post-acquisition notes I’ve ever read devoid of the typical “excited for this next part of the journey” bs that pervades most of these self-congratulatory, humblebrag’y notes.
Scott writes about giving back, writing that he is the son of immigrants and also benefited from state-sponsored education and hopes to help continue that. He also writes how everyone was happy with the deal except those who made the most off of it and how critical timing is in the sale. It is worth a read.
WWD. Matt Kaden (@mattkaden) on how direct-to-consumer brands and related fashion tech companies should build strategic alliances with old-economy companies with a reference to CB Insights financing data.