E2: Entrepreneurs Exposed

Giving back to the entrepreneurial community, Adam Levinter interviews high-profile guests that share actionable wisdom.

E2: ENTREPRENEURS EXPOSED

E2: Entrepreneurs Exposed

Giving back to the entrepreneurial community, Adam Levinter interviews high-profile guests that share actionable wisdom.

Michael Serbinis is the founder and CEO of League, a technology-focused health company. A serial entrepreneur, Serbinis previously founded and built Kobo (the most notable competitor to Amazon’s Kindle), along with DocSpace, and Critical Path. He was also among the first 10 employees at Zip2 alongside Kimble and Elon Musk. In this EP, we dive into Serbinis’s early days at Zip2; his numerous start up and exit experiences; how League is changing health care; and more. 

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David Nour is the author of 11 books, including bestsellers Relationship Economics® (Wiley); Co-Create (St. Martin’s Press), and Curve Benders (Wiley). Nour also serves as a trusted advisor to global clients and corporate leaders. He has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, and Huffington Post Business. In this EP, we talk about David’s origin story; “relationship currency”; the future of work; and more.

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Matt Larochelle, is the co-founder of MATT & STEVE’S. You may be familiar with the ‘Extreme Bean’; the # 1 one selling pickled bean across North America. In this EP, we discuss the ups and downs of being in the food space during a global pandemic; the current supply chain disruption, and its impact on both companies and consumers; the paradigm shift away from “just in time” inventory; M&A activity in the specialty food category, and more. 

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Lloyed Lobo, (@lloyedlobo) is the Co-founder and President of Boast.AI, a fintech platform that automates access to billions in R&D tax credits and government funding to help companies fuel their growth. In this EP, we discuss Lloyed’s scary brush with COVID19 back in January; the company’s recent $23 M Series A round; the business trope of “company culture fit”, and more.

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Jeff Adamson is the co-founder of SkipTheDishes. “Skip” is now one of the most recognized consumer brands in Canada serving hundreds of thousands daily. Now, Jeff has moved on to his next venture, as a co-founder of banking disruptor, Neo Financial.

In this EP, we chat about Jeff’s background as a professional wrestler; the origins and evolution of SKIP, and the sale to Just Eat; Neo Financial, Jeff’s new venture in Canadian banking, and more.

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Steve Irvine, is the Founder and CEO of Integrate AI. Prior to founding Integrate, Steve was an executive at Facebook and Instagram. In this EP, we discuss the intersection of software and AI; the importance of trust, compliance, and data privacy; the notion of building a business with soul; raising capital and retaining talent; why being a not-so-techy founder of a tech company can be a big advantage and more.

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Jay Myers is the co-founder and CEO of Bold Commerce, one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Canada. Powering over 100,000 brands, Bold has become a leading e-commerce technology provider to many of the largest brands in the world including Harry Rosen, Staples, Pepsi, and more. 

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Allen Lau is the CEO and co-founder of Wattpad, the world’s social storytelling platform. Wattpad has over 90 million readers;  thousands of Wattpad stories have been adapted for major platforms and gone on to become blockbuster movies, Netflix hits, and bestselling books around the world. The company completed its sale to Naver earlier this year in a deal worth over $600 Million. 

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Derek Szeto founded RedFlagDeals.com in 2000, Canada’s largest bargain shopping community which ultimately sold to Yellow Pages in 2010. From there, Derek has founded multiple companies, some under the RBC ventures umbrella. He is now is at the helm of Go Walnut, a start-up in the insurance space. In this EP, we talk about the origins of Red Flag Deals, and the sale to Yellow Pages; the sectors Derek is eyeing as an angel investor; the momentum in the world of subscriptions; and much more.

Anthony DiIorio funded & co-founded Ethereum, the decentralized smart contract platform that at its peak hit $350 billion in market cap. Currently, he is the founder and CEO of Decentral Inc., a Toronto-based innovation hub & software development company focused on decentralized technologies. In this EP, we discuss the origins of Ethereum; Anthony’s problem-solving formula; his take on Elon Musk’s influence in the world of crypto, and more.
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