How Frizz + Co. CEO Daphné Eastmond Went from CPA to “Best Hair Day”

Black and white image of Daphné Eastmond in a denim shirt and jeans sitting on a stool and looking into the camera.

Entrepreneurship is rarely a straight line. Many founders started in very different careers before eventually landing in their area of expertise. This is no different for Daphné Eastmond, the Montreal-based founder of Frizz + Co., a line of hair care specifically made with textured hair in mind. As a Chartered Professional Accountant, Eastmond had worked […]

How Reach CEO Sam Ranieri Tore Down the Borders of E-Commerce

Reach CEO and founder Sam Ranieri

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sam Ranieri is the founder and CEO of Reach, the cross-border payments provider. Ranieri has amounted more than two decades of experience in the fintech, foreign exchange, and international treasury management industries. Before his role with Reach, Sam led the corporate division of foreign exchange provider Calforex, setting up the business in 2002 before steering […]

Zensurance CEO, Danish Yusuf, on Modernizing the Canadian Insurance Market

Zensurance

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As the e-commerce industry continues to grow, so do the number of things that you can buy online: cars, electronics, bacon scented soap. But despite the seemingly endless opportunities for online sales, one Canadian industry remains stuck in the past: insurance. Specifically, small business insurance.  That’s why Danish Yusuf founded Zensurance.  Created to bring the […]

Milk Jar Candle Co. brings light to a year that has been full of darkness

Milk Jar Candle

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This series was brought to you in paid partnership with Facebook Canada [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]When the pandemic began, Holly Singer, Founder of Milk Jar Candle Co., was worried about what it would mean for the business that she spent the last four years building. Though she prepared for the worst, her community turned it into the […]