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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,…
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5 CPAs Working Their Dream Startup Jobs

1. Paul Besaw, Director of Finance at FinanceIt On how a startup life is different than anything else… “With the type of environment we have here, you’re encouraged to come…
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How A CPA Saved A Toronto West-End Jazz Bar

Hugh’s Room was a haven and a home for Toronto’s folk scene—a relaxed 270-person venue with a stage that’s welcomed too many first-rate acoustic songwriters and musicians to name. In…
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Counting Isn’t Accounting

CPAs are known as the proverbial bean counters, the people who are counted on to balance the accounts and report on performance. That reputation is entirely accurate, but it’s not…
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The Plight Of The Auditor

Its no secret that auditors are generally not perceived positively. As a former auditor, I remember how difficult it was to know that you are dreaded before you even walk…
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5 Reasons Your Resume Annoys The Person Reviewing It

Since starting Luminari I’ve reviewed countless resumes and noticed some common big mistakes that are made way too often.  Every role is different, and each hiring manager will be looking…
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Dennis Bennie On Being An Entrepreneur

The Luminari founders sat down with renowned entrepreneur Dennis Bennie, who moved to Toronto from South Africa in the late 1970s. Bennie’s past roles have included co-founder of software and…
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5 Canadian Fintech Companies To Watch This Month

AI and Big Data are in the headlines these days; financial technology companies are set to transform the banking industry landscape with their innovation and disruptive technologies. Despite Silicon Valley…
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Why Startups Should Hire CPAs

If your startup is like any other, then you can’t hire someone to just do one job. It’s all hands on deck, and everyone needs to serve several purposes. Many…