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- 🏙️ To plunge or not to plunge?
🏙️ To plunge or not to plunge?
Plus, try to keep up with Clio, and learn more about a big B.C. government investment.
I actually kinda like the feeling of a cold plunge. Sure, the first seconds suck. But you get used to it. And the feeling of completing one is a nice physical- and mental-health double whammy. There’s actually been some Twitter chatter that the next VTJ Live event will be broadcast from a cold plunge tub, which would be… interesting.
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Now onto today’s briefing. It’s 963 words: a four-minute read.
The legaltech unicorn, which announced its first practice-specific tool this week, is showing no signs of slowing down.
The funding will be deployed in a trio of projects across Metro Vancouver.
Look back at the previous winners of two of the local tech community's grandest accolades.
🤝 Funding and deals:
🗞️ In other news:
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💡 Ideas and insights:
Jack Newton, the CEO and founder of Clio, writing on his company’s blog: Introducing Clio for personal injury firms: a letter from Jack Newton
Shir Fomin, senior demand generation manager at Resolve, writing on Yield Exchange’s blog: Deposit insurance: a strong case for diversification
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