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October 04, 2020

October 04, 2020

Last week saw healthy levels of financing across the Canadian tech ecosystem, in both public and private markets. South of the border, Roblox should be an interesting stock to watch out for. Newsflow seems to be focused more on regulatory issues, and the CEOs of...
September 27, 2020

September 27, 2020

IPO activity in the USA cooled a bit after a few heated weeks, while M&A kept chugging along. In Canada, publicly listed technology companies announed ~$85 million in bought deals. Canadian Technology Capital Markets & Company News Dye & Durham Limited...
September 20, 2020

September 20, 2020

It’s great to see Nuvei have a successful IPO on the TSX last week — we believe robust IPOs are a very important part of the Canadian public markets ecosystem, even as US capital markets rediscover SPACs. Canadian VC also reported strong activity. Canadian...
Reciprocity: Connecting Brands to esports

Reciprocity: Connecting Brands to esports

Most Brands are Missing a Crucial Marketing Channel for a Lucrative Demographic In our Esports & Advertisers: A Primer report, we discussed the difficulties brands have marketing to those under 35 years of age (“Under-35s”). Part of the reason is that Under-35s...
Esports & Advertisers: A Primer

Esports & Advertisers: A Primer

A Growing and Lucrative Demographic for Brands According to the United States Census Bureau, 46.7% of Americans were aged 35 years and younger in 2019. This demographic consists of Millennials, Gen-Z and Gen Alpha (the generation younger than Gen-Z). Collectively,...