BIV Today Podcast
BIV Today Podcast

Natasha Allen on startups seeking investors south of the border

October 14, 2021, 3:49pm

About a dozen unicorns have emerged from B.C. in less than a year. The surge of startups reaching these US$1-billion valuations is unprecedented for the local tech ecosystem. While IPOs and exits have been responsible for many of these valuations, startups have also been going south of the border to seek investors willing to put up big-time capital. Natasha Allen, partner at Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the law firm’s venture capital, M&A and transactions practices, joins BIV Today to delve into what Canadian startups need to know when connecting with potential American investors. Tyler Orton hosts.