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Features

I AM A CPA!

Are you tired of being asked to do someone's taxes? Do your friends treat you as a human calculator? Watch and share this hilarious video below to show CPAs are…
Features

A Conversation with Emma Lyndon, CFO of Canopy Labs

My job affords me the opportunity to speak with many amazing CPAs and learn from their experiences. I’m hoping to share as much of this as I can. Emma Lyndon,…
News

Blockchain stock listings set to explode in Canada: GMP Capital (Financial Post)

Canada is emerging as a hub for bitcoin and cryptocurrency stocks amid "a virtuous circle" of expertise and business, backed by a capital markets ecosystem that supports small companies... Read…
Features

#FinInTech: These CPAs Left The Big 4, Moved to Rwanda, And Started A Business

#FinInTech is Luminari's initiative to introduce CPAs to the start-up world. BizFeed loves profiling CPAs who take an unconventional path for their designation. Similar to how these 5 CPAs are…
Features

From CPA To Entrepreneur with Dennis Bennie (Video)

Earlier this year, Luminari sat down with renowned entrepreneur Dennis Bennie at one of our Luminari Speaker Series. Dennis gave key advice on risk taking, how to learn from your mistakes,…
Features

Saying No Isn’t Being Mean

I recently wrote about my experience meeting Jim Balsillie that garnered some attention. The more I’ve been thinking about it, the more I wanted to share something related that I…
News

A ‘Big Four’ accounting firm is accepting bitcoin payments (Business Insider)

PwC, the consultancy and "Big Four" accounting firm, announced Thursday that it accepted its first payment in bitcoin. The announcement, which was reported first by The Wall Street Journal... Read…
Features

I Met Jim Balsillie For 30 Seconds, He Rejected Me, And I Think He’s Great

I had the pleasure of attending the Deloitte Fast50 event, and the keynote speakers were Jim Balsillie (Founder of RIM/Blackberry) and John Ruffolo (CEO of Omers Ventures). After their talk,…
Opinion

Food For Thought: Data Analytics For Accountants

I’ve always had a keen interest in data. To me, the free flow of data into perfectly normalized tables, with complete integrity between disparate systems, is a thing of beauty…
News

Trudeau to put trade high on agenda in visit to China next week

Trade will be high on the agenda when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits China next week in a bid to boost business ties with the world’s second-largest economy. Read…