When Anthony Ricciardi landed a job in finance at a top-tier real estate company in Yorkville’s Cumberland Street, he had achieved a life-long dream. Less than five years later, Ricciardi has since left the financial industry and just celebrated his fifth solo art show, which is located in Yorkville Village – ironically, down the street […]
‘Past Lives’ is an ongoing column about the past careers of entrepreneurs and business leaders. ‘Past Lives’ is a story about how one person has reached their potential, and cut themselves loose from what was expected.
Marben Restaurant is a 10-year-old Toronto institution. At the helm is Simon Benstead, ex-trader and serial entrepreneur. Here, Benstead talks to us about his past life as a trader, where the name ‘Marben’ comes from, and why you should always follow your joy.