Connections Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2013

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 26


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Connections General Information


Provider of placing and sample inserting services into eCommerce packages intended to connect brands with customers. The company's product sampling platform operates a marketplace network that delivers product samples to consumers via the empty spaces in e-commerce shipments from retailers, thereby enabling manufacturers to find target audiences and increase sales.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 156 Front Street West
  • Suite 601
  • Toronto, Ontario M5J 2L7
  • Canada

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Connections Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
2. Merger/Acquisition 10-Jan-2020 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC 09-Feb-2016 Completed Startup
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Connections Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

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Connections Former Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Anthony Hsieh Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Joshua Schacter Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Rho Canada Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
VTF Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Connections FAQs

  • When was Connections founded?

    Connections was founded in 2013.

  • Who is the founder of Connections?

    Ray Cao, Eva Chan, and Daniel Rodic are the founders of Connections.

  • Where is Connections headquartered?

    Connections is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

  • What is the size of Connections?

    Connections has 26 total employees.

  • What industry is Connections in?

    Connections’s primary industry is Media and Information Services (B2B).

  • Is Connections a private or public company?

    Connections is a Private company.

  • What is Connections’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Connections is 000000.

  • Who are Connections’s investors?

    Anthony Hsieh, Joshua Schacter, Rho Canada Ventures, and VTF Capital have invested in Connections.

  • When was Connections acquired?

    Connections was acquired on 10-Jan-2020.

  • Who acquired Connections?

    Connections was acquired by The Specialist Works.

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