Nexii achieves ‘unicorn’ status
Nexii has announced it is the fastest Canadian company to reach “unicorn” status, which indicates a valuation of $1 billion or more. To date, Nexii’s total equity raised is over $109M USD ($125M CAD) with post-money valuation on its last raise of $1.23B USD ($1.55B CAD) in under 31 months, a company release stated.
CCW holding mentorship roundtable
Canadian Construction Women is holding its annual mentorship roundtable event virtually at 5:30 p.m. PT on Sept. 23. Speakers include Vancouver Regional Construction Association president Donna Grant, Jen Hancock and Richa Chuttani of Chandos Construction, Kristine Sezeto from EllisDon and BC Centre for Women in the Trades executive director Karen Dearlove. Those interested can register here.
Vancouver Parks Board begins CRAB Park ground remediation
The general manager fo the Vancouver Board of Parks has issued an order that the southwest section of CRAB Park at Portside in east Vancouver will be temporarily closed to the public for grounds remediation. The new order is in addition to a GM order issued on July 8, 2021, that temporary shelters and structures are prohibited anywhere in CRAB Park to ensure the park remains available to all park users, which remains in effect until further notice.