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Mon, 18 Nov 2019 01:43
We're loading up the Acquired live experience and trucking north (for David at least) for our first independent live show in Seattle! Hot on the heels of the company's recent $400m fundraise at a $2.7B valuation, we'll be joined by Convoy CEO Dan Lewis to dive deep into the origins of this massive transportation logistics disruptor.
Register to attend here: http://acquired.fm/liveshow
Date: December 17th, 2019
Time: 5:00-8:00pm (subject to change)
Location: TBD, Seattle
Hope to see many of you there!
-Ben & David
Hey acquired listeners Ben and David here and we are coming at you with a very very exciting announcement It's been a long time coming after many requests we are doing a Seattle live show and as you know It's very close to our hearts since both of us lived here in Seattle when when starting the show and I'm obviously here now David down in the Bay Area, but we were doing a very timely episode on a very exciting company Convoy and we are excited to be joined by the one and only Dan Lewis who is the co-founder and CEO of the company Which bills itself as the future of freight helping shippers reinvent their supply chain Which obviously there has been much discussion of over the last few years what an enormous enormous sector of our economy Trucking is this is gonna be super fun and as Ben mentioned close to our hearts for many reasons to be doing our first live show Well, no, this is actually our second live show because we did do next at the Geekwire summit But our first independent live show in Seattle where we're required got it start But also you know Convoy is one of the most exciting new up and coming marketplaces out there So for me at Wave and our focus on marketplaces So excited to tell the whole story and it is a very interesting one. Yeah Convoy announced earlier this week They just raised 400 million dollars on a 2.7 billion dollar valuation Which I saw reported is the most money a Seattle startup has raised in over a decade So fun to to catch Dan right this really exciting time for the company So if you want to come out if you live in Seattle or if you want to to travel and join us It will be the evening of Tuesday, December 17th You can get more information by clicking the link in the show notes or going to acquired.fm slash live show To register you do need a ticket to come But please only get a ticket if you are sure you will be able to make it since Space will be limited as with all of our our live shows and of course if you you get a ticket and then decide you can't make it Please do let us know so we can free that up awesome Well, we can't wait to see you. We're super excited to do a show with Dan and we hope to see you in Seattle on the 17th We will see many of you then cheers