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Scott Foster, CPA, Senior Financial Accountant, at Golub Capital, playing as goalie for the Chicago Blackhawks in his first ever NHL game.
News

CPA by Day, NHL Goalie by Night

Thursday afternoon—Scott Foster, CPA, was typing away, working as a Senior Financial Accountant at Golub Capital. Little did he know that in a few hours, he would jump into his…
Features

#FinInTech Venture Learning Modules Explained

  The launch of Luminari’s #FinInTech initiative has been met with a lot of excitement, but also a ton of questions about how our learning modules work. We hope this…
Features

Startup: Business by Different Rules

Before I got involved with a startup I figured the basics were pretty much the same as what I knew; I’d been to business school and worked in big companies…
BizBites

Trudeau names Brenda Lucki as Canada’s 1st permanent female RCMP commissioner (CBC News)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named Brenda Lucki as Canada's first permanent female RCMP commissioner Friday in Regina. Trudeau was joined by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale to make the…
BizBites

Rogers And Bell Are Hiking Prices For Their Internet Plans (Huffington Post)

[Huffington Post] TORONTO — Two of Canada's biggest internet service providers are preparing to increase their monthly subscriber prices. Rogers Communications will raise prices for most of its current internet…
BizBites

Cyber risks to your finances are rising as big banks rely on the oligopoly of big tech (Financial Post)

[Financial Post] It is often said that practice makes perfect. Maybe that’s why a few of Canada’s larger financial institutions were recently asked to participate in what one regulator called a…
Features

Shea Balish, Founder of Curv, and The #FinInTech Startup Placement Program

Luminari sat down with Shea Balish, CEO and Founder of Curv.ai who participated in our #FinInTech Placement Program. Curv was matched with an amazing CPA, Dave Hill, in December 2017,…
Features

#FinInTech: My Strange Path to Startup–The Pilot of Luminari’s Startup Placement Program

#FinInTech is Luminari's initiative to introduce CPAs to the start-up world. My Strange Path Shortly after I finished my CPA experience and got my designation, I decided to make a…
Features

Michael Hyatt from Dragons’ Den Thinks Our Prices Are WAY Too Low!

At Luminari, we've been lucky enough to be part of this year’s Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) cohort. CDL is a program that gives startup founders unparalleled access to some of…
Opinion

A Guide to Leaving The Big 4 From Someone Within the Firm

When to Say Goodbye: Leaving The Big 4 First off, I would like to say congratulations, you did it! You’ve written and passed the most mentally and physically challenging exam…