We are builders. We are a team of Founders, Growth Hackers, Angels and Investors who love to work with entrepreneurs to build businesses that matter! We work with people that want to grow, be challenged and make every day count!
Laurie is a serial entrepreneur and business leader with vast cross-industry and market experience in both private and public companies. He has entrepreneurial experience scaling, advising, investing and restructuring numerous businesses in both technology and consumer and business service industries.Linked In Profile
Brad Carlyle, CPA, CA, brings over 10 years of executive level strategic financial and operational experience, including M&A work in both acquisition and divestiture transactions in the United States, Canada and Europe. Mr. Carlyle spent 5 years as Chief Financial Officer for a leading provider of SaaS-based onboarding automation software for financial services companies where he was influential in both the growth of the Issuer as well as the ultimate sale to a US-Based private equity fund in 2018. Most recently, Mr. Carlyle has been providing consulting and advisory services to several clients in a broad range of industries including B2B SaaS, Real Estate Appraisal Services and Hospitality.Linked In Profile
Mr. O'Neill has been a practicing securities lawyer since 2009 and is a partner at O'Neill Law LLP. Mr. O'Neill represents a number of start-up companies and companies that are listed or quoted on the TSXV, CSE and U.S. over-the-counter markets. Mr. O'Neill has represented clients in a variety of industries in securities matters including public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, securities exchange listings, public Issuer reporting requirements and corporate governance. Mr. O'Neill is a licensed to practice law in British Columbia, Nevada and WashingtonLinked In Profile
Laurie is a serial entrepreneur and business leader with vast cross-industry and market experience in both private and public companies. He has entrepreneurial experience scaling, advising, investing and restructuring numerous businesses in both technology and consumer and business service industries.
Carla is a Canadian Certified Professional Accountant with 11 years of experience in a variety of industries, specializing in areas of Business Development, M&A, Financial Reporting, Assurance and Advisory. She has spent her career providing dynamic solutions on all aspects of finance, accounting and business-related issues for both public and private companies. Carla was CFO of Tiny Capital for 4 years, and in that timeframe was responsible for the strategic oversight of the technology-heavy portfolio. Throughout her career, Carla has been on both buy- and sell-sides having closed 30+ majority acquisitions, 50+ minority/venture type transactions, raised over $150M in capital via both debt and equity markets and deployed over $60M in capital.
Monica is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with 13 years experience in the financial management of public and privately traded companies, primarily in the technology sector. She has worked at PWC LLP in both their audit and transaction services practice, General Electric and technology start-ups. Her most recent role was as Director of Finance of Incognito Software Systems Inc. (subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc.).
Vlad has a BofCom from UofA with major in Finance, currently working towards his CPA designation. With 7+ years of accounting experience, he has worked as Senior Accountant at Cowell and later on at M&P Sales.
Anna has a bachelor’s degree from National University of Ireland, Maynooth. She has since maintained a Qualified Financial Advisor diploma. She brings over 6 years of financial experience from both Ireland and Canada. She has previously worked for the Bank of Ireland and Raymond James Ltd.
Patrick Audley is a seasoned technologist who has more than twenty years of international startup experience and a broad palette of scientific, business and computing skills. He has been instrumental to numerous tech launches, acquisitions, pivots, and exits from a string of successful startups that spans telephony, high performance computing, crowdsourcing, bioinformatics and security.
Patrick is an active member of the local Vancouver startup and development communities and enjoys fostering new talent as well as building and shepherding companies through adventurous times