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BDC’s Women in Tech Fund invests $17 mln in 25 companies

“BDC Capital’s Women in Technology Venture Fund (WIT Fund) has invested $14 million in 19 Canadian women-led companies since its capital pool was increased to $200 million in 2018. Recent investments include Sampler, a Toronto-based digital product sampling platform, which raised $3 million in February.” Read the article on PE

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What Successful Beauty Startups Are Focusing On Now

Let’s say you were a consumer product company that wanted to give consumers samples. If you just hand them out on the street, you have no idea who got them, what their reaction is, or whether they’re the right people for you to target. That’s what Sampler is intended to

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Inventing the future of beauty alongside startups

Through these partnerships, L’Oréal can change the fate of startups it supports or incubates. Marie Chevrier, founder of Canadian personalised samples company Sampler, shares how L’Oréal accelerated her company’s development. Read the article on L’Oréal.com

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Why Listening Is One of the Most Important Skills You Can Have in Business

CEO, Marie Chevrier speaks about the evolution of company. Over time and after completing research, the company discovered its audience could benefit from a marketplace of samples. Chevrier stresses that you should always keep perspective; The product or service you are building today will ultimately look very different in a few years. Read the

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Funding Roundup: Sampler, Terramera, Peraso

Sampler has raised a $3 million funding round led by BDC Capital’s Women in Technology Fund and Shipfusion, with participation from Factory LLC and Standup Ventures and other existing and strategic investors including Freycinet Ventures and Mars IAF. The Toronto-based Sampler specializes in, just as their name implies, a direct-to-consumer sampling platform.

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Sampler Announces Next Round of Financing

Today, Sampler announced it has closed a $3 million fundraising round led by a new strategic investor, BDC Capital’s Women in Technology Fund, and Shipfusion. They were joined by new investors Factory LLC and Standup Ventures and other existing and strategic investors including Freycinet Ventures and Mars IAF. Combined with earlier

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Sampler Secures $3 Million in Latest Round, BDC, Shipfusion Lead

Sampler, a Toronto-based digital product sampling platform, has raised $3 million in its latest financing. The round, which brings total funding to $6.3 million, was led by BDC Capital’s Women in Technology Fund and Shipfusion Inc, a U.S. e-commerce fulfillment business. Read the article on The PE Hub Network

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