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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…
Features

How Linda Raynier Went From CPA To YouTube Star

Linda Raynier went from CPA to Recruiter to YouTube Star. With 175k subscribers and millions of views on her videos, she has well established herself as a leading career strategist.…
BizBites

General Motors’ Car-Sharing Startup Maven Coming To Canada With Toronto Launch (Huffington Post)

TORONTO — General Motors Co. is bringing its Maven car-sharing business to Canada for the first time as part of the Detroit-based company's broader strategy for navigating through a rapidly…