Isabel Avery client Kik now valued at $1B after China’s Tencent investment

KW's Kik is Canada's newest unicorn. As reported in the Globe and Mail, the chat app Kik joins the rarefied ranks of Shopify and others to become one of the few Canadian companies to garner the label following a $50-million (U.S.) investment from Chinese Internet giant Tencent. The company said the investment brings its total valuation to $1-billion (Canadian).

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