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VANCOUVER — Jason Smith’s pitch deck used to explain to potential investors why he wants to keep his company, Klue, in Vancouver. But during its latest funding round—a $15-million Series A announced in September 2020—the location of Klue’s headquarters sparked “no discussion,” Smith said. In fact, “it’s almost become a moot point.”

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