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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,…
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#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…
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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,…
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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…
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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,…
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Looking to the Future with Carol Wilding, CEO of CPA Ontario

Luminari had the pleasure to sit down with Carol Wilding, CEO of CPA Ontario for our latest Luminari Speaker Series.  Carol got candid with her background and what she has…
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10 Hilarious Busy Season Moments CPAs Know All Too Well

It's day 1 of Busy Season! Congrats! Last year may be just far enough in the past that it doesn't feel as daunting - even, dare I say, doable? Well…
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What We Learned From Jean Desgagné, CEO of TMX Global Solutions

Jean Desgagné is the President and CEO, TMX Global Solutions, Insights and Analytics Strategies, and a member of the board of directors of CDS, CDCC, TSX Trust and Agriclear. He…
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9 Random Accounting Memes To Get You Through The Day

That accounting bliss: "Does anyone want my business card?!" When you go to a CPA networking event alone from Accounting Outsmarting the system facts only #accountingmemes A post shared by…
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This CPA is Using Blockchain to Change Sports Betting Forever

Luminari sat down with Darius Eghdami, a former big 4 CPA from KPMG. We spoke to him about how he’s changing sports betting using blockchain as CEO of his startup, FansUnite,…